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    Chicago, Illinois: 2015

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    Which valuable treasures breezed into the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event in the Windy City?

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: October 19, 2015 (#1922)

    FIELD TRIP: Architecture Remnants

    Host Mark L. Walberg and expert Leigh Keno visit the Art Institute of Chicago to take a look at salvaged architectural artifacts.

    OWNER INTERVIEW: Playboy Bunny Group

    Hear more from the former Playmate herself who brought in her Playboy Bunny memorabilia!


    ARTICLE: What Became of the Chicago Seven?

    A subpoena signed by the 1969-1970 "Chicago Seven" defendants was appraised at the August 2014 Chicago ROADSHOW. But who were the Chicago Seven, and where are they now?

    ARTICLE: Psychedelic Style at the Apple Boutique

    The short-lived Apple Boutique store opened by the Beatles in 1968 sold psychedelic clothes to the free-spirited. Take a look at the mural that was just as loud as the store's threads.



    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: October 26, 2015 (#1923)

    FIELD TRIP: Chicago Transit Posters

    Host Mark L. Walberg and expert Nicholas Lowry take a trip to the Chicago Civic Opera and discuss transit posters.

    ARTICLE: Keith Haring: How Graffiti Entered the Mainstream

    Keith Haring was ever an outsider to the art establishment in his lifetime, but since his death in 1990, his legacy as an artist of historic importance has only become more secure.


    ARTICLE: Cigar Store Indians: Trading on Stereotypes

    Today, collectors of cigar store Indians appreciate both their striking visual appeal and the considerable skill of their carvers. But the figures also draw criticism for being simplistic and demeaning stereotypes of American Indians.



    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: November 2, 2015 (#1924)

    FIELD TRIP: Arts & Crafts Furniture

    Host Mark L. Walberg and expert David Rago visit Crab Tree Farm to see some Arts & Crafts furniture.

    ARTICLE: Spirit of Ecstasy? Buyer Beware

    After the appraisal of two reproduction hood ornaments in Chicago, expert Nicholas Dawes shares his expert advice for art and antiques shoppers on the hunt.



    More

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Gary R. Sullivan appraises a carved novelty clock, ca. 1926.

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Debra Force appraises a 1970 LeRoy Neiman painting.


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Noel Barrett appraises a flip book collection.

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    John Buxton appraises reproduction Hopi Hemis kachina.


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    John Delaney appraises cottage and novelty alarm clocks.

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Gary Piattoni appraises a Chicago Arms Co. palm pistol, ca. 1895.


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Matthew Quinn appraises an English chintz Somerset pattern tea service.

    OWNER INTERVIEW: Sweepstakes Winner

    Hear more from the ROADSHOW Sweepstakes winner!


    VIDEO: Chicago Feedback Booth

    Guests from Chicago, IL sing their praises of their ROADSHOW experiences in the feedback booth.


    Hertel, Schwab & Co. Googly-Eyed Doll, ca. 1910
    Floyd Jones

    $2,200-$2,500
    Chicago


    1969 "Chicago 7" Signed Subpoena
    Francis Wahlgren

    $5,000-$10,000
    Chicago


    Jewelry Suite, ca. 1850
    Jeff Cohen

    $15,000
    Chicago


    Alice Kellogg Tyler Oils, ca. 1890
    Colleene Fesko

    $12,000
    Chicago


    Civil War Model 1850 Presentation Sword
    Rafael Eledge

    $3,000
    Chicago


    English Aesthetic Movement Sideboard
    Ken Farmer

    $3,000
    Chicago


    1976 Playboy Bunny Group
    Laura Woolley

    $8,200-$11,300
    Chicago


    1913 Thomas Moran Chromolithograph
    Scot Campbell

    $1,200-$1,500
    Chicago


    Teco Vase, ca. 1910
    Suzanne Perrault

    $1,500-$2,000
    Chicago


    Chinese Porcelain Water Buffalo, ca. 1880
    Lark Mason

    $5,000-$8,000
    Chicago


    1968 Apple Boutique Clothes
    Karen Augusta

    $15,000-$17,500
    Chicago


    19th-Century Dutch Folk Art Painting
    Stephen Fletcher

    $4,000-$6,000
    Chicago


    Duffner & Kimberly Sconce, ca. 1910
    David McCarron

    $8,000-$12,000
    Chicago


    1961 Leonora Carrington Painting
    Alan Fausel

    $200,000-$300,000
    Chicago


    Jay Lynch Painting
    Jason Preston

    $5,000-$7,000
    Chicago


    C. Paul Jennewein Bronze, ca. 1925
    Kerry Shrives

    $6,000-$8,000
    Chicago


    Early 20th-Century Josef Hoffmann Inkwell
    Eric Silver

    $6,000-$7,000
    Chicago


    1880 Georges Jean French Enamel Plaque
    Nicholas Dawes

    $1,000-$1,500
    Chicago


    1984 Bulls Team-Signed Basketball
    Jasmani Francis

    $3,000
    Chicago


    1860 Republican Presidential Campaign Chart
    Christopher W. Lane

    $14,000
    Chicago


    Modern Mirrored Bar, ca. 1940
    John Sollo

    $2,500-$4,500
    Chicago


    Sculpture Attributed to H.C. Westermann
    Kathleen Guzman

    $2,000-$30,000
    Chicago


    Yuroba Orisha Oko Shaft & Beaded Sheath
    John A. Buxton

    $10,000-$30,000
    Chicago


    Railroad Presentation Watch & Fob, ca. 1896
    Jonathan Snellenburg

    $12,000-$15,000
    Chicago


    French Champlevé Mantel Clock
    John A. Delaney

    $2,500-$3,000
    Chicago


    1989 Keith Haring Graffiti Art
    Betty Krulik

    $14,800
    Chicago


    1854 KPM Porcelain Collection
    David Lackey

    $4,000-$6,000
    Chicago


    John Cromwell Tobacco Store Trade Figure
    Allan Katz

    $10,000-$15,000
    Chicago


    Folk Art Carved Panel, ca. 1900
    Karen M. Keane

    $3,000-$5,000
    Chicago


    Walt Whitman Civil War Letter
    Ken Gloss

    $8,000-$12,000
    Chicago


    Moser Austrian Monumental Vase, ca. 1910
    Kathleen M. Bailey

    $3,500-$4,500
    Chicago


    1925 Charles Courtney Curran Oil
    David Weiss

    $12,000-$35,000
    Chicago


    19th-Century Handmade Dresses
    Deborah Miller

    $1,800-$3,300
    Chicago


    1910 Walter Johnson All-Star Watch
    Simeon Lipman

    $50,000
    Chicago


    Jamini Roy Gouache on Paperboard, ca. 1960
    Colleene Fesko

    $7,000-$9,000
    Chicago


    Roseville Pottery Santa Dishes
    Matthew C. Quinn

    $1,000-$1,500
    Chicago


    Georgene Averill "Bonnie Babe" Dolls
    Marshall Martin

    $1,500
    Chicago


    Schroth Silver Vase, ca. 1965
    Michael B. Grogan

    $2,000-$3,000
    Chicago


    Chair with Model Chair, ca. 1950
    Leigh Keno

    $2,000
    Chicago


    Ayn Rand Inscribed Books
    Martin Gammon

    $20,000-$30,000
    Chicago


    Yomud Turkmen Chuval, ca. 1860
    James A. Ffrench

    $5,000-$7,000
    Chicago


    1921 Max Beckmann "Das Karussell" Drypoint
    Alasdair Nichol

    $5,000-$8,000
    Chicago


    1930 "The Great Karlini" Poster
    Nicholas Lowry

    $1,000
    Chicago


    Kentucky Dressing Table, ca. 1810
    Leslie Keno

    $20,000-$30,000
    Chicago


    19th-Century New Caledonian Kanak Finials
    Anthony Slayter-Ralph

    $22,000-$50,000
    Chicago


    Pauline Palmer Provincetown Oil, ca. 1930
    Robin Starr

    $8,000-$12,000
    Chicago


    Reproduction Hood Ornaments, ca. 2005
    Nicholas M. Dawes

    $2,000
    Chicago


    World War II Purple Heart Group
    Gary M. Piattoni

    $3,000-$5,000
    Chicago


    Bronze Attributed to Renée Sintenis, ca. 1950
    Kerry Shrives

    $10,000-$15,000
    Chicago


    Kammer & Reinhardt Doll, ca. 1915
    Marshall Martin

    $2,500-$3,000
    Chicago


    1931 Carnegie Hero Medal
    Leila Dunbar

    $4,000
    Chicago


    European Gold Charm Bracelet, ca. 1955
    Peter J. Shemonsky

    $8,000-$10,000
    Chicago


    1954 Gibson ES-175 Guitar with Case
    James N Baggett

    $5,500
    Chicago


    Edward Borein Watercolor, ca. 1930
    Debra J. Force

    $35,000
    Chicago


    Cheyenne Buffalo-Hide Scabbard, ca. 1865
    Douglas Deihl

    $4,000-$6,000
    Chicago


    Edgewood Whiskey Advertising Objects
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $1,000-$1,500
    Chicago


    Navajo Weaving, ca. 1940
    Bruce M. Shackelford

    $1,000
    Chicago


    Lee Godie Painting
    Nancy Druckman

    $3,000
    Chicago


    Dedham Pottery Vase
    Matthew C. Quinn

    $1,000-$1,500
    Chicago