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We regularly prepare rug appraisals for private clients, fiduciary advisors, and estate executors. They meet a wide-array of needs, including asset management, probate and succession, informed estate and tax planning, insurance purposes, a priori inquires about property acquisition, collateral loan agreements, gift tax documentation, and charitable contributions.
Each property is comprehensively described based on our unrivaled experience in the international rug market to include origin, design, condition, medium, dimensions, provenance, circa, and replacement retail value. The final legal document, signed personally by Masoud Alavi is accepted throughout the industry and by courts, estate planning professionals, the Internal Revenue Service, and insurance firms.
Within usually two days the certified appraisal document will be postal mailed to you.
Number of Appraisals Price per appraisal
11 or more $95.00
Call us today at (415) 456-1817 to schedule an appointment for examination and documenting your precious rugs or if you preffer you can bring them to us for evaluation and appraisal.
The appraisal package usually will be ready to be mailed to you within a few days.
Masoud Alavi has 28 years of experience working in the Oriental rug industry, and over twenty years of experience in repair and restoration and over 22 years of experience as a
certified Tribal, Oriental and Persian rug appraiser.
In 1989 I started working as an appraiser apprentice with Mr. Michael Safarian,
an Oriental rug Scholar and the owner of one of the oldest and most reputable rug establishments
in the East Coast , Aladdin Rug Specialists Co. in Greensboro, North Carolina.
In addition to working at the showroom and gaining experience in rugs and customer service,
I also spent two years working and being trained in rug repair and restoration and rug cleaning at
Serounian and Sons, a subsidiary of Aladdin Rug Co.
Following that, I registered with Oriental Rug Retailers Association, based in Atlanta Georgia
as a licenced appraiser and later that year obtained the Appraising and Auctioneering licence from
the State of North Carolina.
In 1992 I started my own Rug Establishment in Pinehurst, North Carolina and In 1995 I moved to
Marin County in San Francisco Bay Area and established Silk Road Odyssey RUG SPECIALISTS in San Rafael.
For the past 22 years, Silk Road Odyssey has had the honor of being the premier quality rug services company in San Francisco, Marin county, and Sonoma & Napa. We have provided quality hand-woven rugs and variety of rug services to over 12000 clients in Marin county, San Francisco and the wine country.
Throughout the past 28 years, in addition to establishing several rug and antique galleries and rug service companies in Virginia, North Carolina and California, I have been an active member and participant in various rug associations and institiutions.
I have worked continuously as a rug expert and rug appraiser with countless individuals and a number of institutions such as museums, art galleries, auction houses and insurance companies in States of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia and California.
please call me at (415) 456-1817 with any questions and interests you may have about your rugs, or if you are interested in acquiring new additions to your rug collection.
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