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Appraisals for Insurance, Damage, Complete Loss, Donations,
Estate Planning, Equitable Distribution, Probate


The Educated Eye Appraisals is a full-service appraisal and consultation firm in Washington, DC. Our services focus on American, English, French and Continental furniture and decorative arts from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Our appraiser, Jill Kent, has handled:
• Americana
• Antiquities
• Clocks
• Decoys
• Fine arts
• Inuit Sculpture

• Folk Art
• Furniture
• Glass
• Icons
• Lighting

• Native American objects
• Silver and other metals
• Ceramics and porcelain
• Architectural elements
• African American documents
• Mission, Art Deco & Arts and Crafts

Jill Kent is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers and a member of the DC Bar. She holds a BA in Art History from the University of Michigan. She has a Certificate in Connoisseurship and Appraisal Studies from the George Washington University, where she also earned a JD and an LLM in taxation. Ms. Kent has passed eight technical qualifying exams and pursues additional education through connoisseurship and technical courses.

Ms. Kent's appraisal reports are compliant with USPAP, the professional standards of the  appraisal industry and are accepted by the Internal Revenue Service and insurance companies.

 About Jill Kent

• BA in Art History and Classical Studies
• Certificate in Fine and Decorative Arts

• Collector for 30 years
• Dealer for 16 years
• Appraiser for 12 years
• Consultant for 12 years
• Broker for 12 years
• Docent for 7 years
• USPAP qualified
• Author
• Researcher


• “Professional”
• “Outstanding”
• “Impressive”
• “Thorough”
• “Passionate”
• “Excellent
   customer service”
• “Well thought-out”
• ”Inquisitive”
• “Creative”

The Educated Eye Appraisals serves: individuals, third party professionals, insurance companies, insurance adjusters, businesses, trade associations and government.

Contact us in Washington DC for more information about our antiques appraiser.