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It is my pleasure to recommend the services of Winston & Associates!

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities contracted Winston & Associates to appraise our collection of John Scott art, an important step in preparing to open The Helis Foundation John Scott Center. 

Ruthie & John approached the task with the mindset of a highly knowledgeable and trustworthy partner rather than merely a contracted employee. They delivered a comprehensive, detailed, and timely appraisal of our collection with accurate measurements, descriptions, illustrations, and itemized values. They are highly reliable, communicative, responsive, and ultimately a pleasure to work alongside. 

Ruthie and John came highly recommended, and after our experience, I am pleased to recommend their services to others

Very Sincerely, 

Miranda Restovic

President/ Executive Director

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Ms. Polly Eagan, GRI, CRS

Broker Associate, Keller Williams Realty

“Ruthie Winston and John Abajian of Winston Associates are incredible experts in their field!...their assistance in consulting, appraising and recommendations have proven to be invaluable. I highly recommend Winston and Associates!"

Dr. Nia Terezakis

“I so appreciate that beautiful thoughtful appraisal that you did - it is just wonderful!  Thank you so much… I appreciate all the research and time that you took.  It is truly such an involved process.  I appreciate what you did. Thank you!!!”

Peter W. Patout

Realtor, Talbot Historic Properties

“My extensive background in Louisiana furniture and Fine Art led me to become an historic properties realtor…and as is often the case, the personal property in such historic homes requires that it be evaluated by professional certified appraisers.   When my clients require these services I turn to Ruthie and John of Winston & Associates, L.L.C. “

Marguerite (Peggy) Adams

Liskow & Lewis

"Winston & Associates has handled several valuations of furnishings, antiques, and other valuable contents including art. They are thorough and responsive. I have appreciated their work and their appraisals. I highly recommend them.”

Dr. Benjamin J. Legett, Jr.

“Imagine a loving family trying to go through and properly dispose of the contents of the studio/home of our cousin - George Valentine Dureau - a famous, deceased, eccentric artist who had dementia.  Imagine the frustration of not knowing where to start or the value of any of it, yet wanting to preserve what the art world needs to remember of one of its best.  In a desperate call for help, I contacted Ruthie Winston and John Abajian who promptly separated the trash from the rest, made an inventory, arranged a historic auction, and orchestrated the emptying of the premises.”

Mr. Eddie Ashworth

“Pris and I have reviewed the appraisal.  It is just what we needed, so thank you.”

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