Gurr Johns

Gurr Johns is an Independent appraisal and advisory firm that proudly serves private collectors, family offices, trusts and estate attorneys, wealth managers, insurance advisors, and art institutions. Established in 1914, with offices in Chicago, New York, London, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, and Hong Kong, we offer impartial advice and serve our clients as confidential representatives in the marketplace.

As appraisers, we hold the highest market standards for specialized expertise in fine and decorative art, furniture, jewelry, watches, wine, sports and pop culture memorabilia, and all other types of personal property. Gurr Johns brings the collective expertise of 160 specialists worldwide who comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). We act objectively on behalf of our clients with the highest level of professional integrity to deliver appraisals for trust and estate purposes including planning, charitable donations, and equitable distribution; for insurance purposes including loss or damage; and for using art as loan collateral.

For further information, please contact Elizabeth Amundsen at or 312–888–0904