Event Date: February 16, 2019
Help us preserve this wooden Chinese Pagoda - your support is the key!
Connect one-on-one with professional appraisers from Bonhams Auction House for an appraisal of the estimated value of your art, antiques, heirlooms, or collectibles! All proceeds will support the Mission Inn Museum's conservation efforts and collections care. Please select a time block from the ticket options below. Limited availability for walk-up's will be open from 11:00-3:00.
Each ticket is valid for the appraisal of one object - sets such as flatware, tea cups/saucers, matching figurines, etc. will be counted as one object. No physical tickets will be issued. Upon check-in, please be prepared to show a printed or electronic copy of your ticket receipt.
Items accepted for appraisal: Fine Art (19th Century, 20th Century and Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture), Fine Art prints, Fine Art photographs, Asian works of art, furniture, ceramics, jewelry including precious gems, glassware, metalware, folk art, or clocks.
Excluded from this event: all weapons, including swords and knives, traps (like leg-hold); Nazi memorabilia, coins and paper money, toys, costume jewelry, sports memorabilia, musical instruments, or Beanie Babies. Please call 951-788-9556 with any questions.
All appraisals will happen at The Box, 3635 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Please park in Garage 7 on Level 2 (Prices and map available here) then walk across courtyard to the Box Theater entrance. Parking is not included in event ticket.
Your support is crucial to achieve our goal of conserving and restoring the Museum's Chinese Pagoda (above, in undated archival photograph), a Landmark Object in the collection. This delicate wooden sculpture represents the long history of goodwill between the Mission Inn, Riverside, and Asian nations. Help us restore this national treasure by allowing us to help you Save Your Stuff!
VIP Reception, Friday, February 15 - DETAILS HERE
Specialty Tours with Scott Haskins of the Mission Inn's Rescued Art, Sunday, February 17 - DETAILS HERE