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

(214) 409-1109 (Office)

1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX 75207 , United States map

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Courtney Ahlstrom Christy is a senior generalist appraiser for Heritage Auctions. 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 an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers, Accredited Member of Appraisers Association of America, and in compliance with The Appraisal Foundation 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: 214.409.1109 



International Society of Appraisers, Chicago

Core Course in Appraisal Studies, Toronto 

Personal Property 15-Hour USPAP Course 

Japanese Prints and Asian Ceramics Courses 

7-Hour USPAP Update Course

National Conferences in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Fort Worth 


Smithsonian Associates / Corcoran College of Art, Washington D.C.

Masters, History of Decorative Arts 


Sotheby's Institute of Art, London

Semester, 20th Century Design


University College Cork, Ireland

BA, Major Art History, Minor Spanish 


Gemological Institute of America, Distance Education

Accredited Jewelry Professional 


NYU Continuing Education, Distance Education

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Appraising 


Winterthur Museum Institute, Delaware

Intensive Two Week Study of American Decorative Arts


Appraisaers Association of America, New York

Apraisal Theory and Methodology




Senior Appraiser

Heritage Auctions, Dallas


Fine & Decorative Arts Appraiser

Ahlstrom Appraisals LLC, Atlanta


Fine & Decorative Arts Specialist

Great Gatsby's Auction Gallery, Atlanta


Administrative Assistant for Southeast Regional Office

Bonhams & Butterfields, Atlanta


Fine Art Researcher and Assistant

Twinhouse Art Advisory, Atlanta


Administrative Assistant, Junior Specialist for Decorative Arts, and Catalogue Photographer

The Potomack Company Auction House and Appraisals, Washington D.C. Area



National Museum of American History, Washington D.C.


Aide to Curator

Florida Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee FL


  • Americana
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture
  • Objet d'art & De Vertu
  • Silver


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

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Americana
  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Collectibles
  • Dinnerware
  • Drawings
  • Furniture
  • Paintings
  • Prints
  • Sculpture
  • Silver
  • Victoriana
  • Watercolors
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