Specialist Departments


Owner & CEO—Elizabeth Haynie Wainstein

Formerly with Christie’s Specialist Team and Sotheby’s Business Office, New York; former Owner, Fine Art and Antiques Gallery, Washington, D.C area.; former Director, George Washington University Appraisal Studies; Bachelor’s, Sweet Briar College; Master’s, Sotheby’s, London

Fine Arts
Director of Fine Arts—Anne Norton Craner

Former Curator, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; former Research Associate, European Paintings Department, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Master’s, Ecole du Louvre, Paris; fluent, French and Spanish

Fine Arts Assistant & Assistant Manager of Condition Reports and Photographic Images—Luisa Hammond
Master’s in Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna, Italy; Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Chemistry, Williams College

Furniture

SpecialistTodd Sigety

Former President, International Society of Appraisers; certified member, International Society of Appraisers; IRS qualified, USPAP tested and qualified; Editor, Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies

Specialist—Nancy Smith Douglas

Former Head, Arcade Furniture, Sotheby’s New York; Bachelor’s, Art History and French, Wellesley College

Specialist—Matt Sturtevant
Former Head, 19th Century Furniture Department, Christie’s New York

Manager Molly Martien 
Master’s in History of Art and Religion, Yale University; Master’s in History of Design and Curatorial Studies; Bachelor’s in American Studies, College of William & Mary; Albert Sack & Rose Herrick Jackson Curatorial Fellow, Yale University Art Gallery; Cataloging and Conservation Assistant, Yale Babylonian Collection, Peabody Museum

Asian Works of Art
Pamela Cole

Former Director, Asian Department, Christie’s, East; former Specialist, Hartman Rare Art

European Works of Art
Frances McCord Krongard

Former Director, European Sculpture, Works of Art & Tapestries Christie’s New York, Sotheby’s American Arts Course, Hollins University, BA English Literature and Art History

Decorative Arts
SpecialistPamela Cole

Former Director, Asian department, Christie’s, East; former Specialist, Hartman Rare Art

Decorative Arts AssistantZachary Diaz
Master’s student, Decorative Arts & Design History, Corcoran School of Art and Design, The George Washington University; Bachelor’s, History/Art History, UCLA 

Americana

Manager & Cataloger—Molly Martien
Master’s in History of Art and Religion, Yale University; Master’s in History of Design and Curatorial Studies; Bachelor’s in American Studies, College of William & Mary; Albert Sack & Rose Herrick Jackson Curatorial Fellow, Yale University Art Gallery; Cataloging and Conservation Assistant, Yale Babylonian Collection, Peabody Museum

Consulting Specialist—Linda Dyer
Native American, Inuit and American West 

Books

SpecialistZachary Diaz
Master’s student, Decorative Arts & Design History, Corcoran School of Art and Design, The George Washington University; Bachelor’s, History/Art History, UCLA

 

 

 

Rugs, Carpets, Textiles & Toys
Marian Bishop

Former Manager, Tapisserie, London; former Manager, Washington Dolls’ House & Toy Museum, Washington, DC

Jewelry

Martin Fuller

Consulting Specialist

Kortney Monks
Jewelry Assistant

 Fashion

Emma Cullen

 

The Business  Team


Client Services—Kira Greene

Buyer Accounts and Services—Tom Coward

Consignor Accounts and Services—Jennifer Epley

Inventory Management—Sergio Salcines

Photography—Pat Gaffney

Regional Representatives


Our regional staff is available to assist you in evaluating property for auction in our Washington, D.C., area gallery. Complimentary shipping available for qualifying consignments.