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After more than a decade of working in museums and at historical sites, Stephanie Daugherty, founder of Specialty Asset Appraisals, decided to apply her knowledge, expertise, and passion for art and artifacts to appraising personal property. Combining formal education and professional experience, we specialize in unlocking the value of antiques, fine art, and historical ephemera. 

Stephanie Daugherty's credentials can be verified here: https://www.isa-appraisers.org/find-an-appraiser/profile/11292/stephanie-a-daugherty
Education
  • Master of Arts in Museum Professions, Seton Hall University, School of Arts and Sciences 

  • Bachelor of Arts in History; Minor in Art History, Gettysburg College

 

Credentials
  • Accredited Member, International Society of Appraisers

  • Dual Accreditations in Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Art & Fine Art

  • Graduate Diamonds (GD), Gemological Institute of America

  • USPAP Compliant Appraiser 

 

Relevant Experience
  • Bernards Appraisal Associates, LLC, Associate Appraiser

  • Morris County Park Commission, Historic Sites Dept., Registrar

  • The President Woodrow Wilson House, Curator

  • The Jewish Museum of Maryland, Saul Ewing Collections Fellow

  • Private Library Collection, Consultant & Collections Manager

  • Morristown National Historical Park, Washington's Headquarters, National Park Service, Museum Technician

 

Selected Courses
  • Completion of Core Course in Appraisal Studies

  • Completion of Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts Course 

  • Completion of Appraisal of Fine Art Course

  • Certificate in Modern Art & Ideas, Museum of Modern Art

  • Appraising Autographs, ISA

  • Evaluating a Home Library, AAA

  • Chinese Export Porcelain, AAA

  • Colored Stones Essentials, GIA

  • Diamond Essentials, GIA

  • Diamonds & Diamonds Grading, GIA

  • Diamond Grading Lab Course, GIA, New York Campus

  • Gem Identification Lab Course, GIA, New York Campus

  • Pearl Grading Lab Course, GIA, New York Campus

  • Connoisseurship Short Course: Hands-on Identification and Valuation of Decorative Arts and Furnishings, Oglebay Institute, Wheeling, WV

 

Lectures/Appearances/Articles
  • Garden State Legacy Journal Contributor

  • ‘Hidden Treasures Appraisal Day,’ Montclair History Center, NJ

  • Speaker, Gettysburg College, Dept. of Visual Arts

  • Speaker, National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference

  • Appeared on American Artifacts Program, C-Span3 (aired June 5, 2014)

 

Scholarships/Honors
  • GIA scholarship recipient

  • Recipient of the Gloria Moroni Scholarship from the Foundation for Appraisal Education

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Phi Alpha Theta