Handling the sale of antiques and other valuable items can be a daunting task, especially if you are unfamiliar with the market. By seeking professional assistance, you can benefit from the expertise and experience of someone well versed in the industry. I have spent decades navigating the Dallas area antique auction and estate sale scene, ensuring that I am equipped with the knowledge necessary to maximize the value of your inherited items.

If you find yourself overwhelmed with an inherited estate full of antiques, more modern furnishings, fine art, silver, porcelains, glassware, clothes, etc., or just have a few items that you just do not know the value of, don't resort to just storing them away. Contact me today for a free consultation and together we can navigate the exciting world of antique auctions and estate sales, ensuring that your inherited items find new, welcoming homes and bring you the maximum financial return.

Why Opt for Professional Assistance?


  • From 2002 to 2022 - Executive Vice-President and lead Auctioneer at Dallas Auction Gallery, Dallas, Texas, a fine and decorative art auction gallery.

  • From 1990 to 1999 - Manager of Antiques, Antiques, Dallas, Texas, a multi-dealer shop specializing in fine antiques and accessories.

  • From 1986 to 1990 - Vice-President of L.F. Maia Auctioneers, Dallas, Texas, an Auction facility conducting antique and estate auctions.

  • From 1980 to 1986 - Joe Small Auctioneers, Dallas, Texas, responsible for advertising, auction setup, international consignor relations and settlements, and valuations for auction gallery conducting twice weekly antique and estate auctions.

  • Part owner of Old England Antiques, Dallas, Texas from 1975 to 1979

  • 1998 - Successfully completed and passed comprehensive nine-day course on appraisal principles and practice given by the International Society of Appraisers.

  • 1995 - Successfully completed and passed comprehensive three-day course on appraisal principles and practice given by Certified Appraisal Guild of America.

  • Antique shows including Marburger Farm Antique Show at Round Top, Emma Lee Turney's Round Top Antiques Fair and the Dallas Tri-Delta Antique Show

  • Have conducted and managed numerous estate sales. Provided appraisal work for major banks, IRS, and many individuals, as well as hundreds of valuations and consultations for persons considering purchases of antiques or the feasibility of selling merchandise at auction.