DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced that Caroline Ashleigh, longtime Antiques Roadshow, HG-TV appraiser and Antique Trader contributing editor, has accepted a position with the auction house as consignment director.
“I am extremely happy to be part of the Heritage team,” said Ashleigh. “This is an exciting company, one committed to an expanding role in the world of fine art auctioneering and I look forward to being a part of that growth.”
Ashleigh will continue operating Caroline Ashleigh Associates LLC from her home base in Birmingham, Mich., using her internationally recognized expertise to bring in consignors and buyers from all over the world.
Caroline Ashleigh is a graduate of New York University in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts, and is a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America. She is a current accredited USPAP Appraiser of the Appraisal Foundation in Washington, D.C. and has received specialized training in Art Crime Investigation, by the founder of the FBI Art Crime Team.
Ashleigh’s career began as a member of the educational department staff of the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Mich., and Cranbrook Art Academy. in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. She became involved in appraising important collections, estates, archives and has served as an art expert in court cases. She is a nationally known appraiser and has regularly appeared on “Antiques Roadshow” since 1997, and as an art expert on HG-TV.
Ashleigh has written scores of articles for a wide array of publications, and is a published author on art and antiques. She has been the subject of feature presentations in the New York Times, Art and Antiques Magazine and Forbes Magazine, and lectures throughout the country on the subject of collecting and connoisseurship.
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Warman’s Shoes Field Guide
By Caroline Ashleigh
This portable, pocket-sized guide features a stunning collection of more than 400 pairs of collectible, celebrity and contemporary shoes. Everything from Dorothy’ Ruby slippers to sexy and elegant Manolo Blahnik’s to radical and chunky platforms of the past are beautifully represented in this fresh and fun book from acclaimed couture author and internationally known appraiser Caroline Ashleigh. Plus, this book contains what no other shoe book does – current collector values!
As you journey through the fashionable functional footwear inside you’ll discover:
- Flats, mules and sandals of the mid-20th and 21st centuries
- Sky-high stiletto boots and sensible Mary-Jane’s
- Classic vintage stylish shoes from the 18th – early 20th centuries
- Shoes from the stars of stage, screen and sports
- Art, advertising and collectibles related to shoes