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I have a oil painting it seems to be on board it’s signed

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I have a oil painting it seems to be on board it’s signed Whistler and has a ticket on the back saying lady in white
JA: What would you like to learn about the painting?
Customer: if it’s valuable
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. What's the age and condition of the painting?
Customer: it was given to us about 25 years ago and in good condition
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: It’s in a nice ornate frame
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Appraisals
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Sorry the note says J.A.M WHISTLER. The little white girl :symphony in white NO 11 1864
Expert:  Rarewares replied 6 days ago.


My name is Rarewares.

I need to see a picture of the item and the bottom or back.
Please photograph on a white piece of paper and
NOT on colors or patterned backgrounds.

Set the item down on a stable surface. Do not hold it in your hands.

For furniture, just add front and any labels in drawers or on the back.
For art, I need to see the art, signature and back (do not take apart).

Use the blue arrow symbol by the SEND
to load pictures.
On mobile, you should be able to respond with pictures.
Write a word before you send each photo and do them one at a time.


Customer: replied 6 days ago.
After taking photos on my mobile how do I send to you
Expert:  Rarewares replied 6 days ago.

You should be able to reply to this message with a word in the text and a photo.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Have you rec photos
Expert:  Rarewares replied 6 days ago.

only close ups of writing. I need you to back up so those are clearer. I also need one FRONT of the art and one back (do not take apart).

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
There is one of the front
Expert:  Rarewares replied 6 days ago.

I am telling you that there is not. Please add again.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Photo of front
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Photo of back
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Photo of writing
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Photo of sinature
Expert:  Rarewares replied 6 days ago.

Very good, I will work on this next.

Expert:  Rarewares replied 6 days ago.

This is a 20th century framed print reproduction on paper of Symphony in White by James Whistler, valued at 75GBp resale.

The original painting was created in 1864 and is owned by the Tate Museum. All other images are reproduced prints of the painting.

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Use,, or and search their directory for an
auction house near you and consign to them if you don't want to do all of the work of
listing and dealing with sellers.

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I specialize in fine and costume jewelry, porcelain, lamps, books, pottery, glass, furniture, mid-century modern, art, coins,
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