Christine F. Vincent, ISA AM, Fine Art, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts
Christine F. Vincent
ISA member since Feb 21, 2013
(703) 795-3388 (Office)
Blue Door Art & Antique Appraisals, LLC
Springfield, VA 22152 map
"Experienced Appraiser" Scholarship Award Recipient*
"You clearly love your profession. I appreciated your approach and attention to detail." Jim S., Fairfax, VA
"Thank you so much for the quick action to get this appraisal done in my short time frame!" Johanna V., Vienna, VA (re: U.S. State Department Transfer)
"Thank you again for coming out to our house yesterday and talking with us about our antiques. I feel so much better about this process thanks to your very impressive knowledge about antiques and downsizing!" Molly S., Ashburn VA
*Accredited Member of ISA and a generalist appraiser of fine art, furniture, decorative arts and residential contents.
*Awards Committee Chairperson - ISA
*Completed ISA's Core Course in Appraisal Studies
*Completed ISA's Specialty Course in the Appraisal of Fine Arts
*Completed ISA's Specialty Course in the Appraisal of Antiques & Residential Contents
*Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) examination passed, 2013. 7-hour update class 2014, 2016, 2018.
*Member of the Decorative Arts Trust and The Decorative Arts Society
*Has attended national and local conferences, seminars and classes including those sponsored by Winterthur Museum, the Foundation for Appraisal Education, the International Society of Appraisers and the Appraisers Association of America/NYU in methodology, valuation and art/antique specific subjects
*Enjoys appraising and researching all areas of art, furniture and the decorative arts with a special interest in Tiffany & Co. and Georg Jensen sterling silver, 20th century contemporary & modern furniture, paintings, sculpture, collectibles and ceramics
*Most recently attended the 2018 Foundation for Appraisal Education's Symposium at Quinn's Auction Galleries in Falls Church focusing on estate appraisals, the Chinese art market and fakes in furnture, attended the 2016 Foundation for Appraisal Education's Seminar at Freeman's Auction in Philadelphia focusing on fakes and forgeries, the 2016 Winterthur "Ceramics Up-Close: Hands On Study Days" focusing on transferware, Chinese Export Porcelain and English Ceramics, the 2014 and 2015 Winterthur Furniture Forums on Philadelphia and New York Furniture and Cabinetmakers; the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts' Regional Seminar on the Southern Food Safe, The Appraiser's Workshop focusing on personal property valuation, property inspections and identification and the ISA Webinar on appraising Pablo Picasso, "Picasso: The Graphic Wizard."
Christine received her B.A in Art History and has completed graduate level courses in the same field at George Mason University. She later received a Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies from The George Washington University.
In addition to her own appraisal practice, Christine's research, inspection and identification skills are regularly sought out by colleagues in the Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia/Maryland suburban area.
Christine is also a licensed Realtor in Virginia.
She welcomes clients throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. including, but not limited to Aldie, Alexandria, Annandale, Annapolis, Arlington, Ashburn, Berryville, Bethesda, Burke, Centreville, Chevy Chase, Clifton, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Fair Lakes, Falls Church, Gainesville, Great Falls, Haymarket, Herndon, Leesburg, Marshall, McLean, Middleburg, Oakton, Occoquan, Potomac, Purcellville, Reston, Springfield, Sterling, The Plains, Tysons Corner, Upperville, Vienna, Warrenton, Winchester and Woodbridge.
(*Awarded by The Foundation for Appraisal Education, 2013.)
- Equitable Distribution
- Estate Evaluations
- Insurance Claims
Performs Appraisals Of
- Decorative Arts & Accessories