Asian art appraisal

Communicate directly with a qualified specialist and get a fair market valuation of your item, typically in 48 hours or less.
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Mearto Specialist:

David U.

Dr. David U. brings over a decade of experience with a distinguished specialization in Asian and African art history. With a background in art consultancy and art management in various international galleries, he is currently lecturing for a luxury house in addition to his work for Mearto. He has curated numerous exhibitions and produced symposia and publications throughout Europe, Africa and Asia. His extensive professional network, as well as his expertise, enhances his appraisals in the categories of: Asian art and antiques, African, Pre-Colombian and Aboriginal art, swords and antique firearms.

Have you recently inherited or purchased some Asian art and want to know its value? Submit your item and receive an asian art appraisal online within 24-48 hours.

Mearto provides quick and affordable online appraisals of Asian art. Click on the "Start Appraisal" button above, follow the steps, and send us information and images of your Asian artwork. Our experienced specialists will review and get back to you with a fair market and insurance value, typically within 48 hours. Have questions about the valuation provided, or would you like some advice about selling your Asian art? We are here to help! Our platform allows you to chat back and forth with a specialist to ensure that all of your questions are answered.

We often help our customers to find the value of their asian art. Here are a few asian art appraisal examples.

An early 20th Century Japanese painting on gold paper scenery. $400 to $700.

What can be considered Asian art?

Asian art encompasses items created across the largest and most populous continent. It's typically categorized by region or country. Common subcategories include South Asia (India & Pakistan), West Asia (Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, Uzbekistan & Iraq), Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines & Vietnam), The Himalayas (Tibet, Nepal, Mongolia & Bhutan), China, Korea, and Japan. Any item originating from these regions, regardless of age, could be considered Asian art.

Who are some famous Asian artists?

A partial list of famous Asian artists includes Ai Weiwei, Amrita Sher-Gil, Andō Hiroshige, An-My Lê, Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, Basawan, Bhupen Khakhar, Chen Hongshou, Dong Qichang, Fu Baoshi, Fujiwara family, Han Gan, Hon’ami family, Imran Qureshi, Jōchō, Kanō family, Katsukawa, Katsushika Hokusai, Lee Bul, Ogata family, On Kawara, Qi Baishi, Qian Xuan, Sadequain, Shen Zhou, Shitao (Daoji), Tawaraya Sōtatsu, Torii, Tōyō Sesshū, Tsugouharu Foujita, Utagawa, Wen Zhengming, Xu Beihong, Yayoi Kusama, Zao Wou-Ki, Zhang Daqian, and Zhao family.

How is the authenticity and age of Asian art determined?

Mearto has specialized experts in Asian art who can differentiate between genuine works and forgeries/reproductions. A trained eye is often sufficient, but some works require additional methods like comparative analysis, provenance research, and scientific testing for authenticity and age determination.

Do you have a beautiful work of Asian art and want to know what it’s worth?

The history of Asian art spans many countries and thousands of years. Items like jade, ivory, bronze, ceramics, traditional painted screens, and woodblock prints are popular. Contemporary Asian art is also gaining prominence with artists like Ai Weiwei and Yayoi Kusama selling works for millions. Regular valuations are important, influenced by authenticity, age, rarity, and condition.

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I received a response and information regarding my items in less than 48 hours, which I appreciated. The appraiser was very knowledgable.

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