© 2014 - 2019 by Christy Christodoulides | Duwamps Fine Art & Antique Appraisals.

Based in Seattle, Washington, DUWAMPS FINE ART & ANTIQUE APPRAISALS offers a full range of professional fine art and antique appraisal services, as well as research and analysis services, for individuals, non-profits and corporations within the Pacific Northwest. We specialize in late 19th-century and early 20th-century Northwest paintings and prints, Native American Indian art, vintage photography (particularly the work of Edward Curtis and orotone/goldtone photography), and Arts & Crafts period art and antiques.

 

As an ACCREDITED MEMBER of the INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS (ISA) appraisal organization in good standing, having fulfilled all the membership requirements including successful completion of mandatory Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) courses, you can be assured that CHRISTY CHRISTODOULIDES is held to a high standard of professional accountability in credentials, valuation theory and ethics.

 

SPECIAL APPRAISAL & ARTIFACT IDENTIFICATION EVENTS INCLUDE: 

  • TULALIP TRIBE'S HIBULB CULTURAL CENTER // Tulalip, WA // March 25, 2017

        Guest appraiser for Hibulb Cultural Center Artifact Appraisal Fair. (Aired on local Tulalip TV channel, and viewable online.) ​

  • BURKE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY & CULTURE, ARTIFACT ID DAY // Seattle, WA // January 11, 2017

        Guest expert for the Burke Museum's annual Artifact ID Day public event.

  • TULALIP TRIBE'S HIBULB CULTURAL CENTER // Tulalip, WA // November 19, 2016                                                                                    Guest appraiser for Hibulb Cultural Center Artifact Appraisal Fair. (Aired on local Tulalip TV channel, and viewable online.) ​

  • TULALIP TRIBE'S HIBULB CULTURAL CENTER // Tulalip, WA // July 23, 2016

        Guest appraiser for Hibulb Cultural Center Artifact Appraisal Fair. (Aired on local Tulalip TV channel, and viewable online.) ​

CLIENTS AND SPECIAL APPRAISAL PROJECTS INCLUDE: 

  • BURKE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY AND CULTURE // Seattle, WA

  • CHIHULY STUDIO NATIVE AMERICAN BASKETRY COLLECTION on display at CHIHULY GARDEN & GLASS // Seattle, WA 

  • DUPONT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM // DuPont, WA

  • FRYE ART MUSEUM // Seattle, WA

  • KING COUNTY PARKS, MARYMOOR PARK // Redmond, WA

  • TULALIP TRIBES' HIBULB CULTURAL CENTER // Tulalip, WA

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO (UCSF) // San Francisco, CA

  • WANAPUM HERITAGE CENTER // Beverly, WA

  • EXHIBITION LOANS for "SEATTLE COLLECTS: NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE ART" on display at the SEATTLE ART MUSEUM (February 12 - May 17, 2015) // Seattle, WA 

  • WEIDNER APARTMENT HOMES CORPORATE ART COLLECTION, consisting of HISTORIC ALASKAN PAINTINGS and NATIVE AMERICAN MATERIAL CULTURE // Kirkland, WA 

  • PUYALLUP TRIBE OF INDIANS // Tacoma, WA

  • TULALIP TRIBES // Tulalip, WA

  • SNOQUALMIE  TRIBE // Snoqualmie, WA

  • SWINOMISH INDIAN TRIBAL COMMUNITY // La Conner, WA

  • ESTATE COLLECTION of Seattle entrepreneur and founding-owner of NFL Seattle Seahawks, M. LAMONT BEAN (1924 - 2004), consisting of HISTORIC ALASKAN PAINTINGS and NORTHWEST MODERN ARTWORK OF THE "MYSTICS"  // WA

  • ANCESTRAL COLLECTION of DARIUS KINSEY PHOTOGRAPHS // WA

  • NATIVE AMERICAN ART DONATIONS to regional organizations, including the BURKE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY & CULTURE (Seattle, WA), PORTLAND ART MUSEUM (Portland, OR), MARYHILL MUSEUM OF ART (Goldendale, WA), MUCKELSHOOT INDIAN TRIBE (Auburn, WA), TULALIP TRIBE'S HIBULB CULTURAL CENTER (Tulalip, WA), VASHON- MAURY ISLAND HERTIAGE MUSEUM (Vashon, Vashon Island, WA),  FRED OLDFIELD WESTERN HERITAGE & ART CENTER (Puyallup, WA), and CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS (Seattle, WA)

 

APPRAISAL AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION 

  • NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN & ESKIMO ART, including but not limited to basketry, pottery, carvings, Haida argillite, Navjo rugs, beadwork, ivory, clothing, parfleche and Eskimo soapstone carvings

  • PACIFIC NORTHWEST FINE ART (WASHINGTON & OREGON), including paintings, watercolors, etchings, wooblock/woodcut prints, linocut prints and photography from the late 19th - early 20th centuries, as well as mid-century modern northwest regional ceramics

  • HISTORIC/ VINTAGE PHOTOGRAHPY, including but not limited to daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cabinet cards, cyanotypes/blue prints, albumens, real photo postcards, orotones/goldtones, photogravures, hand-tinted/colored photographs, silver gelatin prints and platinum prints, with a special interest in photographs produced by Edward Curtis, by the orotone/goldtone process, in the Pictoralist manner, and depicting Native American Indian/First Nations cultures

  • ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT & ART NOUVEAU ANTIQUES, including but not limited to art pottery (such as Grueby, Van Briggle, Rookwood, Weller, Marblehead, Newcomb College, Ohr, Pewabic, Fulper, Tiffany, Saturday Evening Girls/Paul Revere Pottery), woodblock prints, prints, glass (such as Tiffany, Loetz, Steuben, Quezal), furniture (such as Gustav Stickley, Stickley Brothers, L. and J. G. Stickely, Roycroft, Limbert), copperwork (such as Albert Berry's Craftshop, Dirk Van Erp, Roycroft, Gustav Stickley), and lighting (such as Gustav Stickley, Tiffany, Dirk Van Erp, Roycroft, Stickely Brothers, Limbert). Additionally, the furniture designs of George Nakashima. 

 

Whether you are seeking an appraisal for insurance coverage, non-cash charitable donations, resale/sale purposes, insurance loss/damage claims, or IRS estate tax, DUWAMPS FINE ART & ANTIQUE APPRAISALS provides you with quality fine art and antique appraisal reports that conform to both the current International Society of Appraisers (ISA) Report Writing Standards and the current Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as developed and overseen by the Congressionally authorized Appraisal Foundation. We also provide ART AND ANTIQUE RESEARCH & ANALYSIS SERVICES - including biographic history and contextual analysis, bibliographic documents and facilitation in authenticity research - and CURATION services for research, development and designing exhibitions. Read more about the services DUWAMPS FINE ART & ANTIQUE APPRAISALS provides.

 

CHRISTY CHRISTODOULIDES is an ACCREDITED MEMBER of the INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS (ISA) in good standing, having fulfilled all the membership requirements including successful completion of mandatory Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) courses. She received her B.A. in Art History and B.F.A. in Painting & Drawing from the University of Washington in 2008 and her M.A. in Museology (Museum Studies) from the University of Washington in 2011. She has conducted extensive research and cataloged Northwest artwork, Native American art and vintage photography for the Seattle Art Museum, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, and the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Division. Christy's passion and enthusiasm for Northwest art, Native American art and vintage photography has led her to develop many connections and friendships with the most preeminent dealers and serious collectors within the region.  Read more about Christy's qualifications.

 

EDWARD S. CURTIS OROTONE PHOTOGRAPH

SYDNEY LAURENCE PAINTING

GRUEBY POTTERY

19TH CENTURY HAIDA BERRY BASKET

WALDO CHASE WOODBLOCK PRINT

ASAHEL CURTIS OROTONE PHOTOGRAPH

VAN BRIGGLE POTTERY

1840s DAGUERREOTYPE

PHOTOGRAPH 

MID-CENTURY KLEE WYK STUDIOS POTTERY

ALBERT BERRY HAND-HAMMERED COPPER & IVORY WORKS

JULES DAHLAGER PAINTING

ACCREDITED MEMBER of the INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS (ISA)