2020 Ticket Application Ends:
DAYS,
HRS,
MINS,
SECS
CURRENT APPRAISERS | ALL APPRAISERS

Margot Rosenberg

Details

Christie's
New York, NY
Toured In
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Phone
212-636-2000

Margot Rosenberg is senior vice president and the head of the American Decorative Arts department at Christie’s. She is responsible for overseeing the company's sales and appraisals of American folk art and furniture. Ms. Rosenberg joined the American Decorative Arts department in 1989.

Under her direction the department organized seminal sales of Pennsylvania German folk art: the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Scott, Jr. (1994) and the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Flanders Smith (1995).

Ms. Rosenberg rejoined Christie's as head of the Folk Art division in 2002 and was appointed head of the department in 2005. Ms. Rosenberg presided over the sale of Edward Hicks' Last Peaceable Kingdom, which sold in January 2007 for $6.1 million, a world auction record for folk art, as well as the sale of the property from the Collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in January 2006, which established the highest results for a single-owner collection of Americana. This landmark sale included the seminal portrait by Charles Wilson Peale, George Washington at Princeton, which sold for $21.2 million, a world record for an American portrait.

A graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Ms. Rosenberg also holds an advanced degree from the New York School of Interior Design.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is an antiques appraisal event and television production; we do not buy or sell objects, and conducting any business with an appraiser at the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event is strictly forbidden.

If you decide to do business with an appraiser who has appeared on ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, please keep in mind these tips before consigning or selling an item:

  • Get more than one referral and check references
  • Get valuations of your item from more than once source
  • Compare options between different types of sellers, i.e., a dealer versus an auction house
  • If you are considering consigning an object for auction, be sure to inquire how the item will be priced, the size of the fee, and the expected amount of time the process may take. Find out what will happen if it doesn't sell.
  • Check the appraiser's professional associations (such as International Society of Appraisers, American Appraisers Association, National Auctioneers Association)
  • Consult an attorney before signing a contract
  • Whatever kind of transaction you decide to enter into, always get a detailed written receipt for your records

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW’s pool of experts are professionals with a wide range of experience in the antiques, fine art and collectibles community, and they are from a diverse background of auctioneers, dealers and appraisers.

All ROADSHOW appraisers are independent volunteers who donate their time and expertise to PBS and who pay their own expenses to be on the show. All business transactions are independent from ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.