Art Appraiser Montecito
Alice Karle Art Appraiser
Art & Decorative Art
Insurance – Trust – Donation
1 805 682-2234
Alice Karle Appraiser of Fine Art, Modern Art, and Decorative Art, offers a full range of appraisal and marketing services for the Montecito area.
Virtual Appraisal of Fine Art, Decorative Art, Jewelry, and Personal Property is offered by Alice Karle Appraiser Fine Art. We have always offered this service for long distance clients. As a response to COVID-19 we are expanding virtual services to all clients. Information on Virtual Appraisal is in the Menu under the Appraisal Tab.
Office hours are between 9am‑6pm, Monday through Friday, California time.
Alice is a Certified Appraiser for Fine Art & Decorative Art. Alice is also IRS Qualified for Estate & Charitable Donation Appraisals.
As required for IRS compliance, she is accredited in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) by the Appraiser Qualification Board of the Appraisal Foundation.
We enjoy the unusual or difficult, and have relationships with specialists around the world. Our targeted research capabilities are the key to accurate identification and valuation of your important property. Visit the Gallery for examples of property we have appraised or marketed. Values are given for property with published sale or auction records only, as appraisals are confidential.
For over twenty years we have been dedicated to being of service to our clients by providing an ethical and professional service. We truly love what we do. We look forward to being of assistance to you. Whether your needs involve fine art wealth management, estate planning, insurance, or charitable donation, we are happy to advise you on your options and to provide the knowledge you need to make informed choices.
Fine art and the fine decorative arts are our areas of concentration. The gallery section of the website, provides an overview of the types of property we appraise. The Gallery thumbnails open an Image Gallery with links to detailed articles.
Property we appraise ranges from important fine and modern art of the 19th and 20th centuries, fine silver and jewelry, 17th century Chinese bronzes, to libraries of rare first editions.
Marketing services are also available for the sale of your fine art, and fine decorative art. Valuation for marketing is a separate service from our appraisal practice.