Christine N. Corbin, ISA CAPP, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts



Christine N. Corbin
ISA member since Jan 01, 1990

(804) 360-3816 (Office)

3808 Wellesley Terrace Circle
Richmond, VA 23233 map

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Certified ISA Appraiser of Decorative Arts, Antiques and Residential Furnishings (member since 1988), Broker of Fine Antiques and Decorative Arts

ASA Senior Appraiser

Appraisal projects include: Reynolds Metals Corporate Decorative and Fine Art Collection, Claremont Plantation, Brandon Plantation, Westover Plantation, Shirley Plantation, George Washington's Gavel from the Society of Cincinnatis, Abraham Lincoln's Presidential Collection (White House China, Signed Documents, Spectacles, Books, Personal Artifacts), Robert Todd Lincoln's Collection (Toys, Spectacles, Furnishings from Hildene, Photographs, Documents, Childhood Furniture, Books, etc.), Mary Todd Lincoln's Collection (Jewelry, Mary Todd's Lincoln Official Leather Bound Funeral Program, Mourning Parasols and Fans, China, Porcelain, Glass, Photograph Collection, etc.), James Buchanan's White House China for Wheatland, Paul Revere Sterling, Charlottesville Private Collection from Thomas Jefferson's Library, Presidential Letters, Jefferson's Hand-drawn Survey Map, Robert E. Lee Documents  & Library, The United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection (Library, Art, Silver, Artifacts, etc.), VMFA Donations, Various other Private Collections, and Brokerage of Fine Art objects ranging in individual value from $30,000 to $2.8 million. 

Specialties includeEstate Consultation and Settlement, Equitable Distributions, Expert Witness Testimony, Damage Claims and Insurance, Brokerage

Education: ISA APPRAISAL QUALIFICATION COURSES (since 1988) - USPAP - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice -

Winterthur Winter Institute, Virginia Museum of Art Courses, Various Methodology Courses through the American Society of Appraisers and International Society of Appraisers

Shippensburg University - BA - Economics and Government/Business Adminstration, Franklin & Marshall College (post-graduate courses)

Master Gardener Certification, Henrico, Virginia, through Virginia Tech University


ISA Board of Directors 2005-2011, Past - Vice President, Conference Decorative Arts Chair, Antiques Discipline Committee Chair, Current Member of Fine and Decorative Arts Committees

Appraisal Foundation Trustee -  2011-2016 - Appointed by the Appraisal Foundaton Advisory Council (TAFAC),  (TAFAC)2007-2016, Vice Chair of Personal Property Issues Committee of TAFAC 2013 - 2015

Virginia Auctioneers Director 2010-2013

Historic Richmond Foundation Trustee  2013-2014, Member 2012-2019

Council of Historic Richmond President 2013-2019

Co-chair, Historic Richmond/Garden Club of Virginia Wednesday Tour 2017

Henrico, VA Master Gardener 2016-Present


  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture - 19th Century
  • Furniture - 20th Century
  • Silver - American
  • Silver - British


  • Broker
  • Consultant
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Estate Tax
  • Expert Witness
  • Insurance Claims
  • Tax Deductible Gifts

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture - 15th-18th Century
  • Furniture - American
  • Jewelry - Estate
  • Silver