Michelle Conliffe, ISA CAPP, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art



Michelle Conliffe
ISA member since Feb 11, 2013

(248) 385-2573 (Office)

P.O. Box 1089
Birmingham, MI 48012 map

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Bates Art Group is led by Michelle Conliffe, an art appraiser based in Birmingham, Michigan. Michelle is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America and a Certified Appraiser of Personal Property with the International Society of Appraisers. Michelle is a USPAP-compliant appraiser specializing in appraising fine and decorative art - including American and European paintings, sculpture, works on paper, antiques, furniture, silver, and ceramics, as well as general household contents. With over a decade of art market experience, Michelle provides values for insurance coverage, damage and loss claims, resale, donations, family division, and estate tax liability. She has an in-depth knowledge of complex appraisal methodology and can also provide appraisal reviews.

Michelle began her career managing New York’s prestigious Winter Antiques Show. She went on to work as a fine and decorative art specialist at Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Michelle received a BA in Art History from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and an MA in American Fine and Decorative Arts from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York.

Michelle proudly served on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Appraisers from 2016-2020.

For more information, please visit: www.batesartgroup.com or email info@batesartgroup.com



  • Art
  • Furniture
  • Paintings
  • Porcelain
  • Silver


  • Appraisal Review
  • Consultant
  • Donations
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Insurance Claims

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture
  • Porcelain
  • Silver


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