Cornelia Perquin, proprietor of Precious Flora and Waardig, is a certified appraiser and broker of jewellery and silver objects. She is a member of Federatie TMV, a Dutch association of certified appraisers, brokers and auctioneers of moveable assets.
Precious Flora is a member of the trade association of art & antiques dealers LAPADA.
LAPADA’s membership has grown to over 550 members making it the largest association of professional art and antiques dealers in the United Kingdom. Although the majority of its membership is UK based, LAPADA also currently has 50 members in 16 other countries. Membership is only open to those who meet the Association’s requirements as to experience, quality of stock and knowledge of their subject. Between them, members cover virtually every discipline from antiquities to contemporary fine art.
LAPADA was the first antiques trade association to introduce a Code of Practice, the purpose of which is to reassure the public and give them confidence when they make a purchase from a member. In addition all art and antiques dealers must comply with consumer protection laws.
LAPADA is a member of CINOA, the international federation of 32 art and antiques dealers’ associations. Membership of CINOA is based on associations which bind their dealer members to adhere to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity. Link to the CINOA Ethical Code of Conduct.