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Karen Waterman, ASA



Contact Information:
17 Ronald Road
PO Box 134
Barrington, RI 02806
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1 (401) 595-4225

Appraiser Profile:

Karen Waterman is the current president of the Boston Chapter of ASA. She is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Personal Property and is the owner of Waterman Appraisal and Consulting Services based in Barrington, Rhode Island. She completed her coursework in Appraisal Studies at the Rhode Island School of Design, and she is a graduate of Providence College.

Ms. Waterman is a Personal Property appraiser and is certified by ASA in Antiques and Decorative Arts. Her expertise includes furniture, silver, porcelain and fine art. Ms. Waterman offers estate, divorce, insurance, and other tax related appraisals, as well market placement and litigation support services. Previous assignments include several artists estates, research which led to authentication and exhibition of two previously undocumented chairs made by John Townsend, several large collections of Chinese Export porcelain and projects involving extensive genealogy research.

Ms. Waterman has been a guest lecturer for several organizations, wrote a newspaper column related to antiques for over four years and has written articles for the Society of American Silversmiths. In addition to her duties as President of the Boston Chapter of ASA, she is Vice President of the Providence Pottery & Porcelain Club.