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Appraisal and Consultation Firm in Washington, D.C.
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
  • Decoys
  • Folk Art
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Icons
  • Lighting
  • Silver and other metals
  • Ceramics and porcelain
  • Architectural elements
  • African American documents
  • Mission, Art Deco & Arts and Crafts
Genuine eighteen century golden table clock — Appraisal Firm in Washington, DC
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 eleven 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.

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

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 15 years
  • Consultant for 15 years
  • Broker for 15 years
  • Docent for 7 years
  • USPAP qualified
  • Author
  • Researcher


  • “Professional”
  • “Outstanding”
  • “Impressive”
  • “Thorough”
  • “Passionate”
  • “Excellent customer service”
  • “Well thought-out”
  • ”Inquisitive”
  • “Creative”
Antique — Appraisal Firm in Washington, DC
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Appraisals for Insurance, Damage, Complete Loss, Donations,
Estate Planning, Equitable Distribution, Probate
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