Frequently Asked Questions
Designers use Artiques, LLC to find that special piece. Realtors use Artiques, LLC to help clients edit or stage homes for sale, or to fill homes once they move in. Every day new customers discover that Artiques, LLC is a great solution for both buying and selling furnishings to achieve that perfect look.
With an experienced staff known and respected in the consignment business, you can be assured of fair prices, interesting inventory and most of all -- good service.
Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions.
How are items priced? The staff at Artiques, LLC sets prices. Consigned items are kept in the store for 60 days. Artiques may discount items up to 20% during the contract time.
What are your consignment terms? Once a contract is signed and an account is open, items are consigned for 60 days. The proceeds are split 40-60.Click here to download a Consignment Agreement.
What item conditions are acceptable? Items approved for consignment must be cleaned and in good working order. Any defects must be disclosed at drop-off. Sometimes furniture, especially upholstered pieces, may be accepted in less-than-perfect condition if the staff feels it has a good overall look or it is something we feel is worth restoration. In that case, the pieces will be sold "as-is" or as "bones." A charge of $25 per hour will be assessed if items require substantial cleaning or polishing.
How to Consign? Large items and furniture require photographs submitted prior to approval. Pictures can be delivered via email to iSuzanne.Artiques@gmail.com
What do you take on consignment? Well made classic furnishings from very traditional to mid-century do very well. Original artwork or signed and number prints are preferred, but exceptions are occasionally made. Unusual pottery and sculpture are in demand. Western, Native American and Mexican items.
What items are not acceptable? Furniture constructed of particle board or MDF. We are sorry, but we do not accept most IKEA furniture for consignment. Mass produced items are generally not found in our business. Items that have strong odors or have been soiled by pets are also not acceptable. If you have any questions, send us a picture!
What we do not take?
Do you handle the moving and delivery? We are not big people -- so we will help move items within reason, our backs permitting. We will not pickup or deliver. However, we do have the names of several reliable movers and delivery services that would be able to help you and guarantee your purchase will be moved safely.
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