Patrick joined Gurr Johns in 2011 from the 20th Century Design Department of Sotheby’s, having previously specialized in European Furniture at Christie’s. He has a BA in Art History from the University of Florida, and an MA in Decorative Art and Design History from the Bard Graduate Center in New York City. While studying for his MA he attended a summer study program offered in conjunction with the Royal College of Art, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Wallace Collection and Waddesdon Manor. Patrick has over 20 years’ experience as an appraiser and has a particular interest in the problematic areas of Tiffany glass, bronze and ivory sculptures, and art deco furniture. Patrick Sheehan’s appraisals are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).