Specialties: European Decorative Arts, Glass, Fine Jewelry, Pottery, Porcelain, Silver
Sara C. Wishart, GG, AAA is an independent appraiser and consultant of antiques, jewelry, and personal property. She is a generalist appraiser, with extensive knowledge of decorative arts and furniture, with specialties in silver and jewelry.
Sara has been in the antiques business since 1997. She began her career with a 14-year stint at the New England auction house, Skinner Inc., where she was Director of the Fine Silver Department, Deputy Director of the Fine Books & Manuscripts Department, and a specialist in European furniture and decorations.
Sara has worked as an independent appraiser since 2011. She is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, and is certified in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), the Congressionally-recognized set of appraisal standards promulgated by The Appraisal Foundation. Holding a Master’s degree (M.Phil.) in furniture and decorative arts from the University of Glasgow, and a Graduate Gemologist degree (GG) from the Gemological Institute of America, Sara brings a genuine enthusiasm for all types of antiques and jewelry to her appraisal and consulting practice. Sara has also been an appraiser on the popular PBS television series Antiques Roadshow since 2007.
While based in Florida, Sara enjoys travel, and is available for appraisal, research, writing, and consulting work throughout the country, and she participates in numerous not-for-profit appraisal events throughout the year.