Courtney Ahlstrom Christy, ISA CAPP, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts

Courtney Ahlstrom Christy, ISA CAPP, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts


Courtney Ahlstrom Christy
ISA member since Jul 22, 2013

(404) 219-9705 (Office)

Courtney Ahlstrom Christy
Atlanta, GA 30308 , United States map

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Courtney Ahlstrom Christy is a fine and decorative arts appraiser serving the Southeast region. With a bachelor’s degree in fine art history and a master’s degree in the history of decorative arts, she has in-depth knowledge when investigating the value and past life of objects. In addition, she is a Certified Member of the International Society of Appraisers, an Accredited Member of Appraisers Association of America, and in compliance with USPAP and IRS guidelines. Along with an education in the arts, Courtney has worked in museums, galleries, and auction houses, all of which have provided great opportunities to examine works ranging from the antique to the contemporary.



Phone: 404.219.9705 




Masters degree in History of Decorative Arts aSmithsonian Associates / Corcoran College of Art, Washington D.C.


Focus in 20th Century Design at Sotheby's Institute of Art, London


Bachelors degree with Art History major and Spanish minor at University College Cork, Ireland


Legal and Ethical Aspects of Appraising at NYU Continuing Education, Distance Education


Intensive Study of American Decorative Arts at Winterthur Museum Institute, Delaware


Appraisal Theory and Methodology at Appraisers Association of America, New York



Fine & Decorative Arts Appraiser at Ahlstrom Appraisals LLC, Atlanta & Southeast


Senior Appraiser at Heritage Auctions, Dallas


Assistant to Regional Director at Bonhams & Butterfields, Atlanta


Junior Specialist for Decorative Arts Specialist and Catalogue Photographer at The Potomack Company, Washington D.C. Area


Fellowship at National Museum of American History, Washington D.C.


Aide to Curator at Florida Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee FL


  • Ceramics
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Silver


  • Consultant
  • Donations
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Estate Probate
  • Estate Tax
  • Insurance Claims
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Drawings
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Paintings
  • Prints
  • Sculpture
  • Silver
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