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Credentials & Qualifications

General Experience 

Monica Fidel, ASA, ISA CAPP - Appraiser of Fine and Decorative Arts, and Residencial Contents

Personal Property Appraiser since 2002 

Professional Memberships

American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

International Society of Appraisers (ISA) 


The Appraisal Foundation, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Compliant with the current version of USPAP, effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2023.

Certificate Holder in Appraisal Studies of Fine and Decorative Arts. George Washington University, Center for Professional Development, Washington, DC, 2002.

Appraisal Courses

Introduction to Personal Property Valuation
-Personal Property Valuation Methodology – Research and Analysis 
-Report Writing
-The Legal and Commercial Environment of Personal Property Valuation

Connoisseurship Courses

Fourteen courses in areas of decorative arts and furniture, including American Victorian, 19th Century English and Continental, American early periods, fundamentals of authenticating period furniture, silver, 19th century paintings, French furniture, Russian silver, enamels and textiles, costume jewelry, photography, Oriental carpets, and American glass

Continuing Education 

Continuous education on appraisal specialty courses, and theory and methodology updates. 

University Education 

Master of Arts, The American University, Washington, DC, 1991
Bachelor of Arts, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983

 MGF Appraisals LLC. is not affiliated with any gallery, auction house or private dealer.

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