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2023 Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts (Live Online)

Jul 24

Course Details

Date Monday, July 24, 2023 to Saturday, July 29, 2023
Time 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM (Central)
Location Live Online
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$1,500.00 before July 21, 2023
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The Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts Course provides information necessary to properly identify and value items within the broad category of antiques and residential contents. Focus is on skill building around analysis of construction and manufacturing; as well as identification of quality, age, and design characteristics of periods and styles. Concepts discussed in class will be reinforced with hands-on exercises. Research, identification, inspection and report writing tips for the appraiser are also discussed.

Course sections include:

  • furniture (English/American focus)
  • ceramics
  • glass
  • silver
  • toys and dolls
  • prints
  • books
  • textiles
  • vintage fashions
  • general household contents 
  • and others

ISA is now offering the Antiques, Furnishings, and Decorative Arts (AFDA) Course, Live Online. The AFDA Course is 6 days (July 24-29, 2023), from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m CST, Monday-Friday, with the exam given on Saturday. Students need to be present online throughout the entire course in order to receive credit. The exam will be given remotely on the final day of the course, administered through ProctorU.

Earns 52 Professional Development Credits.

A payment plan is available for this course for ISA members. Click here to learn more about ISA's payment plan policy.


Libby Holloway

Libby Holloway

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Lisa W. Duke

Lisa W. Duke
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