C. Van Northrup, ASA, Fine Art
With Geolat Companies since 1985, C. Van Northrup specializes in the valuation of fine art, fine craft, 19th and 20th century furniture, avant-garde design, china, glass, silver and photographs. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), of the American Society of Appraisers, tested in appraising fine art. He has an extensive ASA education background, including regular reaccreditations and courses on the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). He has also developed courses for the University of Indiana, covering the appraisal of limited edition prints; the ethics, logic, terminology and reasoning of the appraisal process; government tax and bankruptcy regulations and appraisal procedures; and appraisal report writing - basic, intermediate and advanced. He is a highly regarded and sought after expert on the appraisal of sports memorabilia and wine cellars, and has served as a judge at the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Mr. Northrup earned a BA from San Diego State University, where he also completed numerous post graduate courses.