Mark Topalian has been a consultant appraiser in Rugs and Carpets at Doyle New York since 1994. His duties include appraising and cataloguing all rugs and carpets for estate appraisal services and auction purposes.
Mark utilizes almost two decades of extensive training in antique and semi-antique Persian, Caucasian, Chinese and European rugs and carpets in his family's antique Oriental rug business.
He received his Bachelor of Science at Boston University, where he graduated from the School of Management in 1982. After his studies at Boston University, Mark completed the certificate program at the New York School of Interior Design.
Mark is a featured appraiser on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow.