International Society of Appraisers


Mandy Sabbadini is accredited with The International Society of Appraisers while also maintaining memberships in online antique and fine art data-bases to obtain the most current actual sales results.

Mandy Sabbadini has received formal education in appraisal theory, principles, procedures, and ethics, passed examinations, and demonstrated proficiency in providing the appropriate value level for varied appraisal requirements. She maintains an ongoing commitment to professional training in order to stay at the forefront of the most current appraisal standards and practice.


  • Professional appraiser with over twelve years of collateral experience with Alex Sabbadini, Inc.,a personal property appraising firm, 1983-1995 in the preparation, research and practice of evaluations of antiques, crystal, decorative arts, fine furnishings, silver, fine art, porcelain, as well as common household furnishings.
  • Lead assistant in household price-tag sales, estate liquidations, and auctions for antiques,collectibles, and residential contents, 1984-1994.
  • Principal appraiser and sole proprietor of Sabbadini Appraisal Services, 1995 to present.
  • Articles published on subject of value of appraisals for insurance, estate matters.
  • Engaged by insurance companies, law firms, private individuals, state agencies, banking institutions, Internal Revenue Service and Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • University of the Pacific, Stockton, Ca. - Fine Art and Special collections.
  • Speaker.


  • American Society of Appraisers – Code of Ethics Credential – 1994
  • American River College A.A. Liberal Arts, 1992; C.S.U.S. – 1989–1993 – Liberal Studies
  • Participant, Appraiser’s Association of America educational conferences, New York, 1989-2013
  • Participant, American Society of Appraisers educational conferences – 1983-1997
  • Participant, International Society of Appraisers educational conference – participant from 1998 - 2016
  • Estate Settlement Certificate, ISA - 1998
  • Fine Arts Certificate from University of Maryland, ISA - 2001
  • Identifying Early 20th Century Reproduction Furniture from European & American Workshops and Manufacturers - Certificate, ISA – 2002
  • 20th Century Southwest Native American Arts for the Generalist Appraiser – Certificate, ISA - 2003
  • Visual Arts and the Law - Certificate - 2004
  • Forging Modernities: Calif. Metals in Context - Certificate - November - 2004
  • ISA Re-qualification course - Naperville, ILL. November, 2018
  • Moving and Damage Claims - Certificate - December - 2006
  • Japanese Woodblock Prints - Certificate - June, 2007
  • USPAP Certified through 2018
  • U.C. Irving Fine Art course - February - 2009
  • Paper Conservation Course - September - 2012
  • Arts of China - September - 2013
  • Foundation for Appraisal Education – Two-day Seminar, Michaan’s Auction Gallery, 2014
  • Seminar on Textile Arts and Conservation – San Rafael – October, 2014
  • Foundation for Appraisal Education – Two-day Seminar, Chicago, Ill. – October, 2015
  • Seminar – Picasso Prints for Appraisers – January, 2016

Subscribe to:

  • The Silver Magazine; The Silver Update, quarterly and annual silver retail value report.
  • Art & Antiques Magazine; Art News Magazine.
  • Continuing updates of research library for price guides, catalogs, local and regional antique newsletters.
  • Online membership in Maloney’s Antiques & Collectibles Resource Directory.
  • Antique Roadshow Insider; Kovel’s Antiques & Collectibles Newsletter.
  • ArtNet; AskArt; ArtFact; Prices for Antiques; GoAntiques.
  • Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies, 2009 through 2016

Other Activities:

  • Participant in fund-raising auctions; ISA educational committees. Speaker, Sacramento Family Law Organization. Member, Kingsley Art Club; Photographer’s assistant, Brooks Photo. Participant in regional ‘valuation days’ 2014


California Arts Council
Kingsley Art Club
Crocker Art Museum


I am a paid member of

I am also a member of
F.A.E. - Foundation for Appraisal Education



Sabbadini Appraisal Services
Mandy Sabbadini
P.O. Box 2476 Carmichael, CA 95609
Tel: 916.944.1401 Fax: 916.944.1236

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