National Capital Area
Welcome to the Washington DC area chapter of the ISA
We are the National Capitol Area Chapter of the International Society of Appraisers ( ISA-NCAC)
We are located in the Washington DC area and welcome any ISA members to join us.
Our members offer vast knowledge of a wide array of specialty subjects as well as general personal property appraisal services. Several members have held officer positions at the National level, and several have appeared on the popular and entertaining Antiques Roadshow broadcasts on PBS.
ISA Members may check out the NCAC website for an update of our chapter events, contacts and news at
Graduate Gemologist (GIA), ASA, and NAJA
Antiques & Residential Contents. Gems & Jewelry
Paula A. Fox, LLC. “Paula A. Fox Appraisers”
PO Box 1697
Bensalem, PA 19020
Area of Specialty: Antiques and decorative arts. Antiques and residential contents. Antique furniture. Fine art. Gems & jewelry. Collectibles. Diamond jewelry, antique and estate. Items of everyday life. Jewelry, antique and estate. Office furnishings and equipment. Silver. Brokerage. Estates. Estate Sales. Insurance replacement. Expert witness/consultant.
Fine art and limited edition prints
Charles Barry International, Fine Art Appraisers & Dealers
8 Hardwicke Place
Rockville, MD 20850-3010
Area of Specialty: Fine art: 15th to 21st C American and European paintings. Prints. Sculpture, theory definitions. Appraisal ethics, methodology & valuation. Expert witness & trial consultant, US and Canada.
Antiques & Residential Contents, Equine, Real Estate
Montgomery Appraisal Group
14612 Jaystone Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20905
O: (301) 879-3204, C: (240) 277-7250
F: (301) 879-1526
Area of Specialty: Fine arts. Real Estate. Residential contents. Consultant. Divorce. Estate evaluations. Tax deductible gifts.
Antiques and Residential Contents
Authentic Appraisal & Estate Services, LLC
192 Burwell Lane
Clarksville, VA 23927
O: (434) 252-0333, C: (919) 475-6930
Area of Specialty: American decorative arts. Antique Furniture. Silver. Ceramics. Chinese export porcelain. Fine art (painting and prints). Anatolian and Turkish arts. Asian arts, including ceramics, silver, bronze and cloisonné. Appraisals. Consulting. Testimony. Brokerage.
Area of Specialty: Antiques & residential contents. Furniture. Specializing in period American &British furniture & decorative arts of the 18th & 19th Century. Fine arts. Retail antiques.
Area of Specialty: Antique & modern furniture (European, American). Antiques, decorative and fine arts. Americana. Silver. Ceramics. Collectibles. Office equipment & furnishings. Insurance. Damage claims. Estates. Divorce. Downsizing consults.
Area of Specialty: Appraisals, consultations, & brokerage – Identify, value, and recommend solutions for parting with possessions. Antiques & Residential Contents. American & European antique and modern decorative arts and furniture. Silver. Glass. Pottery. Ephemera. Posters. Fine art (paintings and prints). Collectibles. Sports. Office furniture and equipment. Insurance. Estate. Divorce. IRS donation. IRS federal estates. Business disputes. Downsizing. Expert witness. Equitable distribution.
Area of Specialty: Appraisals, consultations, & brokerage – Identify, value, and recommend solutions for parting with possessions. Antiques & residential contents. American & European antique and modern decorative arts and furniture. Silver. Glass. Pottery. Ephemera. Posters. Fine art (paintings and prints). Collectibles. Jewelry. Office furniture and equipment. Insurance. Estate. Divorce. IRS donation. IRS federal estates. Business disputes. Downsizing. Expert witness. Equitable distribution. Litigation support. Speaker.
ISA Specialty Area: Antiques & Residential Contents
A2Z Estate Services
604 Woodside Parkway
Silver Spring MD 20910
A2ZEstateSales@gmail.com (estate sales, online auction sales)
C: (301) 728-1950 H: 301-587-2033
Area of Specialty: Downsizing consultations, personal property appraisals. Estate sales. Internet sales. Online auction sales. Liquidation consultations, Antiques and Residential Contents. Contemporary decorative arts and furniture. Collectibles. Insurance, Family division, IRS donation.
Antiques and Residential Contents.
Leila Dunbar Appraisals and Consulting, LLC
2107 Huidekoper Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007
(917) 860-1383 Office and cell
Area of Specialty: Brokerage. Collectibles. Ephemera. Sports memorabilia. Entertainment. Records. Posters. Advertising. Signs. Toys. Autographs. Automotive, Motorcycle and Aviation Memorabilia. Holiday memorabilia. Magazines. Museums and museum collections. Political memorabilia. Personal property appraisals. Consultation for sales, acquisitions, and/or management of collections. Expert witness trial consultant. Speaker. IRS Appraisals. Author of articles and books.
Areas of specialty: American, Continental and English furniture. Silver. Early American glassware. Redware and stoneware pottery. Primitives and folk art (with a special emphasis on Pennsylvania German decorative arts).
Area of Specialty: Estate evaluation. Insurance. Donation. Brokerage. Silver. Contemporary woodturning. Antiques and decorative arts. Residential contents.
Other: JD, LLM
Antiques & Residential Contents
The Educated Eye Appraisals
2419 California Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
O: (202) 483-7209 C: (202) 257-2990
F: (202) 261-0129
Area of Specialty: American antiques, furniture & decorative arts. American folk art, including painting. Redware pottery. Decoys. Weathervanes. Whirligigs. Samplers. Americana. Arts and crafts furniture and pottery. Ceramics and glass. British, Continental and Asian furniture. Twentieth century furniture. Inuit art. Insurance scheduling, damage and complete loss. Casualty loss. Donations. Estate planning. Equitable distribution. Brokerage.
Richard Merritt, ISA AM
Area of Specialty: 18th and 19th century American and English furniture.
Marcene J. Molinaro, ISA AM
Area of Specialty: Antiques and decorative arts. Fine art. Textiles. Auction. Consultant. Museums and museum collections. Estate evaluations.
Area of Specialty: Modern and contemporary art. Contemporary glass and ceramics.
Francine Proulx, ISA AM
Area of Specialty: American, British, European & Asian furniture. Art Glass. Art Pottery.Fine arts. Native American art and artifacts. Chinese export. Cloisonné. Sculpture. Insurance coverage/claim. Donation. Estate planning. Equitable distribution. Downsize consulting. Brokerage.
Other: GG (GIA Graduate Gemologist)
Gems & Jewelry. Antiques & Residential Contents. Fine Arts.
Silverman Galleries Antiques and Antique Jewelry
110 North Saint Asaph Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314-3100
Area of Specialty: Jewelry. Estate jewelry and diamonds (18th century to 1950). Estate silver(18th century to later American, English and Continental). General antiques. Period art. Objects of and about domestic life, culinary and dining history (through 1850).
Area of Specialty: Used and Rare Books, Maps, Autographs, and Prints.