About Case Antiques
John Case is the owner of Case Antiques, Inc. with over 15 years experience researching and evaluating American antiques and art, with a specialization in early Southern decorative arts. John is a member of the Appraisers Association of America (AAA) in the following categories:
* Furniture & Decorative Arts, American: General
* Folk Art: General
* Ceramics, European & American: American
* Furniture & Decorative Arts: General
The Appraisers Association of America (AAA) is the oldest professional association of personal property appraisers in the United States. Financial institutions, insurance firms, law firms, and government agencies consider membership in the AAA essential to the professional credibility of an appraiser. These institutions consistently seek the AAA as the premier authority on matters relating to personal property appraising. The AAA is considered a leader in the field of personal property appraising and has been referenced in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Newsday, Artnews, New York Law Journal, Art & Antiques, Art & Auction, The Antiques and Arts Weekly, and other publications.
In addition to membership in the AAA, John completed a museum graduate course sponsored by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts at Wake Forest University. He has also served as an appraiser for the PBS show, “Treasures in Your Attic”, the Virginia Highlands Festival in Abingdon, Virginia, and the Greeneville, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, He has served as a contributing editor for the Frist Museum’s Art of Tennessee exhibit, Nashville, Tennessee (Tennessee furniture descriptions) and lectured at the William King Regional Arts Center in Abingdon, Virginia on “Earthenware from Southwest Virginia and Eastern Tennessee.” He has also served as a consultant to his family’s antique and estate sale business in Kingsport, TN for the past 10 years. John’s educational background includes a Biomedical/Biochemical Engineering degree from Duke University.
Case Antiques is a licensed gallery for conducting auctions in the state of Tennessee (TNGL#5157).
The mission of Case Antiques is to provide superior customer service and quality antiques & art to our clients. Case Antiques will strive to educate and build long term relationships with clients in the investments of fine art and antiques.
The Case Antiques mission includes three important components:
* An exclusive focus on the antiques and art retail, appraisal, and auction business.
* Embrace and implement the latest technologies to enrich the antique & art experience for the client.
* Contribute to the community in which we exist to offer training and career opportunities for the economically disadvantaged.
Case Antiques Operating Principles:
* Trust in one another and our customers is our most important principle.
* We will walk with integrity and treat one another and our customers with respect.
* We will follow through on all commitments to our customers and our team.
* Our customer needs are our top priority.
* Our business decisions will be principle based, and we will strive to make continual improvements in our processes to insure quality service to our customers.