Vicky Nash Shaw, ISA CAPP, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art
Vicky Nash Shaw
ISA member since Jan 27, 2004
(919) 475-6930 (Office)
(919) 475-6930 (Mobile)
8311 Brier Creek Parkway 105-344
Raleigh, NC 27617 map
PO Box 516
Townsville, NC 27584 map
Vicky, a full time professional appraiser, has completed a wide variety of formal training, hands-on training, international self study, and seminars to earn her credentials and to become qualfied to appraise American, English and French furniture, Sterling silver, American furniture, American fine art, Asian ceramics, Asian arts including cloisonne and lacquer, Portuguese ceramics, Spanish American decorative arts and glassware. In addition, she is a generalist appraiser who can appraise household contents. Her firm also appraises classic and collector cars, and general machine and wood working shop equipment. While she can assist individuals in brokering and consigning items for sales, she does not hold estate sales or purchase items from clients.
Academic Background: Bachelors of Science, 1975, University of Kentucky and Masters of Business Administration, 1981, Marshall University.
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ceramics courses include “18th, 19th and early 20th Century Chinese and Japanese Ceramics - Identification and Authentication” and an advanced course “Identifying and Valuing Later Asian Art,” both taught by Dr. Daphne Rosenzweig, PhD. Also taught by Dr. Rosenzweig were a series of courses grouped “Hot and Cold in the Asian Market” and segments included “The Art of Asian Screens”, “Themes in Asian Painting” and “Japanese Art – Netsuke, Inro, Ojime, Sagemono and other forms.” Other courses, seminars and lectures attended include “”, “Made in China: Export porcelain for England and America”, Koryo CeladonIn 2012, attended the specialist course “Identifying Oriental Rugs” by Dr. Doug Lay.
“18th and 19th Century French Formal and Country Furniture” and “American Federal Furniture” by Elizabeth Lindquist and David Lindquist of Whitehall at the Villa Antiques of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Furniture identification skills were expanded through attendance at “The Analysis and Authentication of Antique Furniture”. In 2012, attended ISA’s continuing education lecture “Mid-Century Furniture” and attended the 2013 MESDA Furniture Seminar“ The Serviceable Sideboard Evolution in Design, Region Style and Construction.” Topics included “A Virginia Sideboard and Beyond”, “Sideboards and Servers in the Lower Southern Piedmont”, “The Evolution of the Safe in the Valley of Virginia” and “The Sumptuous, Serviceable Southern Sideboard: An introduction to Evolution in Design and Construction”. “Modernism in American Furniture” and attended “American Folk Art and Country Furniture” courses presented by Dr. Oscar P. Fitzgerald (adjunct professor at George Mason University and Corcoran School of the Arts and Design). Also attended “18th - 20th Century Furniture - Sorting out the Fakes” and “Fakes and Frauds of the 19th and 20th Century” by author David Lindquist. Also attended specialty furniture courses such as
Attends ISA's continuing education lecture series and conferences, including reently "Considering Picture Frames When Appraising Fine Art", “Cabinetmaking in the late 18th & 19th century Baltimore," and "Amish Quilts of Lancaster County". 2011 and 2012 ISA specialty seminars attended included “American Folk Art, Past through Present: Real or Fake”, “Sculpture by Remington and Russell”, “Toy and Doll Collectibles”, “Unraveling the Mysteries of Good, Better Best of Clocks”, “Appraising Autographs, Manuscripts and Historical Documents”, “The Art Pottery of Oklahoma at a Glance” and “A Survey of Southern Pottery: Characteristics and Value Factors.” ISAappraisal theory seminars attended include “Appraising Tax Appraisals: The (IRS) Reviewer’s Perspective”, “IRS and the Appraiser” and “The Basics of Expert Witness.”
Hawa Mahal Museumin Jaipur, the Mehrangarh Museum in Jodhpur and the in Bikaner.
Furthered Asian studies with continuing education through the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Poetry in Clay: Exploring Korean Buncheong Ceramics, Japanese Revivals, and their Significance Today” by Soyoung Lee, and the Korea Society’s “Contemporary Printmaking” and “Korean Contemporary Ceramics.” Also studied the Freer Sackler Galleries’ “Cranes and Clouds: Evolution of the Inlay Technique in Korean Ceramics” by Pamela Vandiver and “Contemporary Korean Ceramics” by David McClelland. Studied “New Century/New Markets: Export Porcelain of the 1800’s” by Daniel Nader and Freer Sackler’s “Porcelain for the Emperor”. AlsoJordan Schnitzer Museum of Art’s“Japanese Friendship Dolls” by Alan Scott Pate, “Japanese Fushimi Doll” and“Japanology – Japanese Dolls”
Studies and researches at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, including attending seminars like "The Art of the Carver Furniture Seminar.” Studies at renowned decorative arts exhibitions via special tours; recently attended a lecture and tour of the Maryland Historical Society’s storage vault collection of the Peale Paintings. Also studied Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum special exhibits including “Pottery with a Past: Stoneware in Early America”, “Moravian Pottery”, “Inspiration and Ingenuity: American Stoneware”, “Identifying Ceramics: The Who, What and Ware”, “Painters and Paintings in the Early American South” and “Keeping Time: The Tall Case Clock”. Attended a Luke Beckerdite led tour of “Art In Clay” at MESDA in Winston Salem, NC, attended a curator (Dennis Weller) led preview tour of “Rembrandt in America” and attended a private tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s "The Potter's Eye: Art and Tradition in North Carolina Pottery".
Professional Credentials and Awards:
Awarded the designation of “ISA Certified Personal Property Appraiser (CAPP)” by the International Society of Appraisers (ISA) in October 2009; previously accredited in 2004. Maintains professional credentials by meeting ISA ongoing testing and educational requirements. Scholarship recipient from the International Society of Appraiser’s Educational Foundation (2006).
Authentic Appraisal & Estate Services, LLC was selected for the 2011 “Best of Raleigh Award” in the Antique Appraisers category by the US Commerce Association (USCA).
Professional Experience and Affiliations:
Founded Authentic Appraisal & Estate Service in February 2004 and incorporated into Authentic Appraisal & Estate Services, LLC in 2008. Currently has over eight years experience in Antiques, Art and Residential Contents’ appraisal and valuation, and over twelve years experience in the field of antiques.
Member of the International Society of Appraisers since 2004; member of the North Carolina Chapter and the National Capital Area Chapter of the International Society of Appraisers.
Member of Durham/Orange County Estate Planning Council since 2005. American Ceramic Circle member since 2010. 0Member of the International Ivory Society since 2010.
Past president and former Board of Director for The Foundation for Appraisal Education. Foundation for Appraisal Education President 2012, Secretary 2009-2010, and Treasurer 2011-2012. Member International Society of Appraisers’ (ISA) Conference Sponsorship Committee in 2008-2009, and adhoc Marketing Committee member in 2008.
Participated in a mini-appraisal fair with international antiques expert and author Judith Miller in 2007; worked “Roadshow” style appraisal fairs in North Carolina. Virginia and Florida.
Regularly attends regional and national antique shows; recent shows include the Miami National Antique Show, the Naples Antique Show, the Antiques Extravaganza of North Carolina, the Liberty Antique Festival and Heart of Country National Antique Show.
Presents seminars and workshops to professional organizations, including to the Durham/Orange County Estate Planning Council, and to clients of commercial establishments, including Flanders Art Gallery of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Edward R. Jones.
Member of the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA).
For further information on appraisal services, contact Vicky Nash Shaw at 919 475-6930 or firstname.lastname@example.org , or see website and blog at: www.TheAuthenticAppraisal.com and www.AntiqueAppraiser.blogspot.com
- Decorative Arts & Accessories
- Damage Claims
- Equitable Distribution
- Estate Evaluations
- Estate Probate
- Estate Tax
- Insurance Claims
- Retail - Antique
- Retail - Art
Performs Appraisals Of
- Art - 19th Century
- Art - 20th Century
- Furniture - 19th Century
- Transport - Classic Cars