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    Baton Rouge, Louisiana: 2014

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    ROADSHOW touches down to Louisiana and finds a treasure trove of Southern furniture!

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: February 17, 2014 (#1807)

    VIDEO: Owner Interview

    Hear more from Jim Morrison's former roommate after the appraisal of his inscribed book!

    VIDEO: Field Trip

    Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Leigh Keno at Magnolia Mound Plantation to learn about Campeche chairs.


    ARTICLE: Owning Ivory

    Can you? Should you? A brief guide on the rules and regulations surrounding ivory.

    ARTICLE: Newcomb Pottery: Cream of the Crop

    Learn more about Newcomb College pottery and whether you should invest from expert David Rago.


    VIDEO: The All American Red Heads

    Watch the Red Heads shoot and score!

    ARTICLE: Engagement Lessons

    Cuts and color vary, but the stone must appeal, whether it’s D flawless or not! Learn more about antique diamond rings from jewelry expert Mark Schaffer.



    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: February 24, 2014 (#1808)


    ARTICLE: Huey P. Long's Life and Legacy

    Even now, almost a century later, Long's enigmatic shadow is hard for Louisianans to escape.

    ARTICLE: Fakes, Finds, and the Story of Clementine Hunter

    Will there be a happy ending for two Clementine Hunter paintings uncovered in Baton Rouge? ROADSHOW's segment producer has the answer.


    LINK: Bozo the Clown in "Space"

    When a former NASA employee shared his tales from the "Vomit Comet," he mentioned one of his favorite trips was with Bozo the Clown! Check out a photo.

    VIDEO: Field Trip

    Mark Walberg and Kathleen Harwood discuss paintings by local artist Clementine Hunter.


    VIDEO: Owner Interview

    Hear more stories from this guest's days at NASA and his famous astronaut colleagues!



    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: Mar 24, 2014 (#1809)


    ARTICLE: Subject Matters: Intimacy in John Biggers' Drawings

    Who was the woman depicted in these charcoal drawings by John Thomas Biggers? His wife, or a woman encountered in Africa?

    ARCHIVE: Porfirio Salinas Bluebonnets

    After stumbling upon a beautiful Salinas piece in Baton Rouge, we had to share another oil painting featuring bluebonnets, one of the themes his is best known for.


    ARCHIVE: Civil War Letters

    Ken Gloss appraised this collection of correspondences from the Civil War at the Baton Rouge event in July 2013. Take a look at more photos to read some of the text up-close!



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    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Christopher Barber appraises this Virginia walnut bottle case, ca. 1835, whose history the owner reveals is quite Southern..

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    This might be the first left-handed Fender Telecaster; learn more about this 1951 model from appraiser Lawrence Cavalieri.


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Suzanne Perrault takes a look at this German Mettlach beer stein, ca. 1907, in Baton Rouge. Can you translate the text printed on it?

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    John Buxton shares some tips about identifying reproduction tribal art.


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Wes Cowan inspects and appraises a Kentucky crock in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

    VIDEO: Feedback Booth

    It's good, bad, and ugly in the Baton Rouge Feedback Booth. Check out what folks from Louisiana had to say about their ROADSHOW experiences!


    SLIDESHOW: Behind the Scenes in Baton Rouge

    Iconic local collectibles and international masterpieces made their way to the appraisal tables in Baton Rouge on July 27.

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Leila Dunbar appraises a Pete Maravich signed basketball and a Utah Jazz signed basketball in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Can you guess which is more valuable?


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Debra Force appraises ROADSHOW's highest-valued online-only item, a Grigory Gluckmann painting, ca. 1950, in Baton Rouge!


    French Art Deco Diamond Ring, ca. 1930
    Mark Schaffer

    $25,000-$30,000
    Baton Rouge


    1852 Texas Pocket Map
    John Schulman

    $22,000-$25,000
    Baton Rouge


    Women's Professional Basketball Collection
    Leila Dunbar

    $4,000
    Baton Rouge


    Alaskan Ivory Cribbage Boards, ca. 1890
    John Buxton

    $10,500-$15,500
    Baton Rouge


    Hans Wegner Designed Mid-Century Valet Chair
    Christopher Barber

    $6,000-$8,000
    Baton Rouge


    1900 Grandmother Tall Clock
    John Delaney

    $5,500-$6,000
    Baton Rouge


    1978 Peter Halley Gouache on Paper
    Colleene Fesko

    $10,000-$15,000
    Baton Rouge


    Hyde & Goodrich Tea Service, ca. 1850
    John Colasacco

    $10,000-$15,000
    Baton Rouge


    18th C. White Jade Pendant
    James Callahan

    $15,000-$20,000
    Baton Rouge


    Newcomb College Pottery, ca. 1925
    David Rago

    $5,500-$7,500
    Baton Rouge


    Rembrandt & Whistler Etchings
    Todd Weyman

    $100,000
    Baton Rouge


    William Hollingsworth Watercolor
    Kathleen Harwood

    $8,000-$12,000
    Baton Rouge


    1963 Jim Morrison Inscribed Book, "The History of Magic"
    Timothy Gordon

    $8,000-$10,000
    Baton Rouge


    1940 "Black Friday" Lobby Cards
    Laura Woolley

    $3,000-$5,000
    Baton Rouge


    Rozenburg Pottery, ca. 1900
    Riley Humler

    $750-$1,000
    Baton Rouge


    English Wax Doll, ca. 1850
    Julie Scott

    $1,500
    Baton Rouge


    Painted Box, ca. 1835
    Ronald Bourgeault

    $2,000-$4,000
    Baton Rouge


    Vernacular Armchair, ca. 1830
    Brian Witherell

    $100-$5,000
    Baton Rouge


    Jessie M. Preston Candlesticks, ca. 1905
    Eric Silver

    $6,000-$8,000
    Baton Rouge


    1931 "The Compleat Angler" with Drawing
    Francis Wahlgren

    $4,000-$9,000
    Baton Rouge


    NASA Space Program Autographed Photos
    Grant Zahajko

    $35,000-$45,000
    Baton Rouge


    Mardi Gras Jewelry Suite, ca. 1920
    Rosalie Sayyah

    $3,300-$3,400
    Baton Rouge


    San Jose Pottery Tiles, ca. 1930
    Suzanne Perrault

    $2,700-$3,500
    Baton Rouge


    Louisiana Political Poster, ca. 1937
    Nicholas Lowry

    $3,000-$4,000
    Baton Rouge


    Clementine Hunter Paintings, ca. 1980
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $4,000-$5,000
    Baton Rouge


    1938 C.F. Martin 000-21 Guitar
    Larry Cavalieri

    $20,000
    Baton Rouge


    Silver-Mounted Revolutionary War Sword
    Paul Carella

    $10,000-$15,000
    Baton Rouge


    Chinese Cloisonné Moon Flask, ca. 1800
    Lark Mason

    $5,000-$8,000
    Baton Rouge


    William & Ellsworth Woodward Works, ca. 1910
    Robin Starr

    $30,800-$51,200
    Baton Rouge


    Barbedienne Bronze Candelabra, ca. 1860
    Stuart Slavid

    $3,000-$5,000
    Baton Rouge


    Kiowa Beaded Strike-A-Light & Awl Case
    Ted Trotta

    $9,500-$12,000
    Baton Rouge


    1941 George Grosz Illustration

    Alasdair Nichol

    $10,000-$15,000
    Baton Rouge


    1962 Signed Green Bay Packers Football
    Leila Dunbar

    $3,000-$5,000
    Baton Rouge


    Chitimacha Double-Woven Basket, ca. 1920
    Bruce Shackelford

    $800-$1,000
    Baton Rouge


    1937 Amelia Earhart Photos with Letter
    John Schulman

    $1,000
    Baton Rouge


    Moorcroft Pottery Piece, ca. 1935
    Riley Humler

    $1,000
    Baton Rouge


    Heywood-Wakefield Rocker, ca. 1900
    John Nye

    $800-$1,200
    Baton Rouge


    John Brewster Jr. Portrait & Baldwin Spoon
    Leigh Keno

    $8,100-$12,200
    Baton Rouge


    Porfirio Salinas Oil Painting, ca. 1935
    Nan Chisholm

    $75,000
    Baton Rouge


    1848 Mitchell's Universal Atlas
    Christopher Lane

    $3,200
    Baton Rouge


    Patek Philippe Automatic Watch, ca. 1960
    Paul Winicki

    $18,000-$20,000
    Baton Rouge


    Louisiana Work Table, ca. 1830
    Karen Keane

    $3,000-$5,000
    Baton Rouge


    Civil War Confederate Letters
    Ken Gloss

    $6,000-$12,000
    Baton Rouge


    A.C. Gilbert Erector Set, ca. 1950
    Noel Barrett

    $2,000
    Baton Rouge


    Tiffany Studios Gilt-Bronze Desk Set, ca. 1910
    Jason Preston

    $2,000-$2,500
    Baton Rouge


    John Biggers Drawings, ca. 1960
    Meredith Hilferty

    $12,000-$18,000
    Baton Rouge


    Clarence John Laughlin Photos, ca. 1938
    Burt Finger

    $7,000-$9,000
    Baton Rouge


    Martin Brothers Humidor, ca. 1878
    Matthew Quinn

    $2,500-$3,500
    Baton Rouge


    Japanese Mixed-Metal Vases, ca. 1900
    Robert Waterhouse

    $4,000-$6,000
    Baton Rouge


    Loetz Flower Form Vase, ca. 1900
    Arlie Sulka

    $8,000-$10,000
    Baton Rouge


    George Rickey Kinetic Sculpture, ca. 1958
    Kerry Shrives

    $10,000-$15,000
    Baton Rouge


    Lanier Meaders Face Jug, ca. 1975
    Ken Farmer

    $1,200
    Baton Rouge


    Russian Enamel Egg Necklace, ca. 1910
    Peter Shemonsky

    $6,000-$8,000
    Baton Rouge


    Maria Martinez Pot & Diary, ca. 1930
    Bruce Shackelford

    $40,000-$60,000
    Baton Rouge