Richard John Meliska, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Gems & Jewelry



Richard John Meliska
ISA member since Dec 22, 2006

(847) 869-3310 (Office)

724 Forest Ave
Evanston, IL 60202 map

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We've been performing personal property/household contents appraisals and fine jewelry appraisals full time since 2005. We have also been acting in a fiducary capacity assisting clients with the sale and liquidation of their personal property and fine jewelry since 1997.

Essex Estate Services is the only independent (not associated with an auction house or retail/wholesale establishment) appraisal team in the Chicago area with BOTH a full time ISA-AM personal property appraiser and a Graduate Gemologist, NAJA fine jewelry appraiser


  • Collectibles
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Figurines
  • Furniture
  • Memorabilia


  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Estate Tax
  • Gemological
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations
  • Speaker
  • Tax Deductible Gifts