ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry visit Stanford University's Hoover Institution and its huge collection of political posters and discuss the origins of Uncle Sam. Valuable Find: A collection of three Great Basin baskets made in Nevada and given a conservative auction estimate of $60,000 to $75,000.
In San Jose, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford meet up at the historic Fallon House to examine works by prolific Western painter Astley David Middleton Cooper. Valuable find: A painting entitled "The Wet Nurse," by the German genre painter Carl Herpfer, valued at $80,000.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visited Hartford, Connecticut, 15 years ago and found some unforgettable items, including a 1915 Coca-Cola(r) jigsaw puzzle, an Emancipation Announcement print, and last but certainly not least a Aquamarine Tiffany Glass Vase! Don't miss Vintage Hartford on Monday, July 22nd at 8/7C to watch all the appraisals!
Every antique is a survivor, but considering some have made it through exceptionally dangerous circumstances, it is amazing they survived at all. In this special episode, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW highlights amazing tales of rescues, near misses, and beating the odds with treasures that have endured wars, natural disasters, fires, and more.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg visits a unique memorial to renowned potter Artus Van Briggle: a building on the Colorado College campus decorated with Van Briggle tiles. Highlights include: two prototype chairs designed by the guest's father when he worked for noted modernist George Nelson; a salesman's sample canoe; and a 1941 Martin guitar valued at $65,000 to $75,000.