Marvin Sokolow


Marvin Sokolow Antiques
Bayside, WI
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Longtime Asian Arts expert Marvin Sokolow died on July 14, 2018. Marvin was a respected member of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW’s appraisal team from 1998 through 2010 and will be missed by his colleagues and fans.

An independent dealer, appraiser, and consultant, Sokolow specialized in Asian antiques, silver, and also Russian enamel/Fabergé objects. He consulted in estate liquidation, and lectured at the University of Wisconsin and several museums. Sokolow was trained and educated in New York City with a B.A. from City College of New York. For over 25 years he was employed by a major dealer, becoming vice president and directing several galleries.

In the 1970s Sokolow had a gallery in Winnetka, Illinois. For 20 years he was a senior (certified) member of The American Society of Appraisers, rendered appraisals for museums and leading law firms, and assisted insurance companies in cases of potential fraud.

He was a member of The Oriental Ceramic Society of London for over 20 years.

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