Donna L Einhorn, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts



Donna L Einhorn
ISA member since Jan 01, 2000

(317) 598-7070 (Office)

11807 Allisonville Road
Suite 151

Fishers, IN 46038 map

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International Society of Appraisers (ISA)

Accredited member, Designation in Antiques and Fine Art


The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Awarded graduate Certificate in Appraisal Studies for successful completion of the following courses in the Fine and Decorative Arts:

CWAS 314     Fundamentals of Authenticating Period Furniture

CWAS 445     The Art of the Frame: Identification and Valuation

CWAS 505     The Decorative Arts in France, England  & America, 1650-1830

CWAS 546      Identifying and Valuing Oriental Carpets

CWAS 570      English and Continental Porcelain of the 18th - 20th Centuries

CWAS 404      Appraising Books and Ephemera

CWAS 765      Design & the Decorative Arts in Britain, 1500-1900

Winterthur Museum Decorative Arts Study Program, Wilmington, Delaware

Ø  Major Visual Characteristics of Common Cabinet Woods

Ø  Pennsylvania German Painted Furniture

Ø  Baltimore and Salem Furniture of the Nineteenth Century

Ø  Paintings Conservation Workshop

Ø  Connoisseurship of 17th-18th-19th Century Silver

Ø  The New York Furniture of Duncan Phyfe and Charles Honoré Lannuier

Winterthur Museum Institute Sept-Oct,2013

 Regional Characteristics of American FederalFurniture

Study of Silver and Base Metals in Early America

The Influence of Maps on the American Experience 

Lighting Improvements of the19thCentury


Fundamentals of Cabinetmaking


The Art and Craft of Inlay


Workshop on 18th& 19thCenturyTextiles


American ArchitecturalHistory



International Society of Appraisers (ISA)

Appraising Fine Art - San Francisco, CA - Richard Casagrande, ISA CAPP

Appraising for Moving & Storage Damage Claims, Orlando, FL

Appraising Civil War memorabilia and Collectibles Nashville, TN, John Sexton

 American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

PP 201        Introduction to Personal Property Valuation            

PP 202        Appraisal Methodology: Research & Analysis                 

PP 203        Appraisal Report Writing

PP 204        Appraisal Practice and Standards

PP 207        Appraising Fine and Decorative Arts

PP116            WEBARM106  Reasoning and Logic                        for Valuation Professionals;

                        Introduction to Appraising Archives


 Appraisers Association of America

Study Day at Yale University: The Garvan Collection, Patricia Kane

ØEssentials of wood identification, construction, evidence of age

ØThe impact and implications of antique furniture construction and condition on appraisal values

ØIndividual Collection Surveys: Discussion of specific pieces

Whitehall Antiques Seminar Series

July, 2006:   “Ivory and Its Look-Alikes” - Shirley Swaab

“Appraising Asian Decorative Arts” - Daphne Lange Rosenzweig

July, 2005:   “Sorting out the Fakes in 18th-20th Century Furniture” - David Lindquist; and  “English Ceramics”  Emphasis on Staffordshire - Patricia Halfpenny


July, 2013: Identification and Authentication of American and European Glass of the 18th, 19th and early

20th centuries - Jane Shadel Spillman


Summer Workshop - Eastfield Village, Nassau, NY

June, 2004: “British Ceramics: 1740-1850” - Don Carpentier

National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Columbia, PA

October, 2009:     “Appraising Antique Clocks”  Joseph Cohen, FNAWCC


Antiques Dealer1993 - 2003 selling a general line of antique furniture, silver, glass, ceramics & collectibles, dba ‘Attic Treasures’ in Akron, Ohio and                    Stagecoach South ’ in Louisville, Kentucky.

Recent Lectures and Appraisal Clinics:

“Looking at Clocks from an Appraiser’s Point of View” -Indianapolis Horological Association, November, 2010

"Researching and Valuing Your Antiques and Collectibles”, Indiana University/ Purdue Univ Continuing Learning Course, July, 2010 through October, 2014

“Fakes, Frauds and Reproductions”, presentation to the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers, April, 2009

Antiques & Collectibles Fair, sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society, on-site: Valuations of antiques and collectibles for the general public, 2007-2016

Fundraising Appraisal Clinic for the Assistance League of Indianapolis, to support the purchase of books and clothing for indigent schoolchildren, 2006

“The Equitable Distribution Appraisal As a Tool in the Estate Planning Process”Presented to the Louisville Estate Planning Council, 2005



  • Books
  • Ceramics
  • Clocks
  • Documents
  • Furniture


  • Divorce Settlements
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Insurance Claims
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Collectibles
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Militaria
  • Silver

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