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Liana Paredes is director of Collections & leader curator at Hillwood Property, Museum & Gardens.
Martin D. Fuller is the founder and president of Martin Fuller Value determinations, LLC.
Michael Hall is the curator of ceramics of the Capelain Assortment in Jersey, Channel Islands.
Jennifer Levy is a curatorial assistant at Hillwood Property, Museum & Gardens.
Jeffrey Post is the curator of the U.S. Nationwide Gem and Mineral Assortment, and chairman of the Division of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Establishment.
Dr. Wilfried Zeisler is the Hillwood Property, Museum & Gardens’ curator of Russian and nineteenth-century Artwork.