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    Detroit, Michigan: 2014

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    The tour revved its engines for a stop in the Motor City, where visits to the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum, the Motown Museum, and the Saarinen House at the Cranbook Academy of Art highlighted Detroit's creative heritage.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: January 27, 2014 (#1804)

    SLIDESHOW: A Full-Fledged Finger Mask

    Check out a full-fledged example of a Yu'pik dance fan.

    SLIDESHOW: Seeing Double

    Check out the twin to this bowfront server from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston!


    VIDEO: Field Trip

    Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Laura Woolley discuss vintage Motown record albums.

    VIDEO: Field Trip Bonus

    Learn more about the variety of labels at the Motown Museum from appraiser Laura Woolley in this bonus video!


    VIDEO: Owner Interview

    Learn more about the dramatic tale behind the gift of these paintings from their owner after the appraisal!

    VIDEO: Owner Interview

    Ready to rock 'n' roll? Hear more from the owner of these telecaster guitars and about his experience meeting the Beatles in their early days.


    VIDEO: Owner Interview

    The owner of this original "Wizard of Oz" script used by Bert Lahr shares more about why the appraisal for an insurance value of $150,000 hit close to home.



    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: February 3, 2014 (#1805)


    VIDEO: Field Trip

    Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Noel Barrett discuss vintage Hudson car models at the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum.

    ARCHIVE: Highlight

    Check out one of ROADSHOW's favorite glowing appraisals of an 1847 Petrus van Schendel oil.


    ARCHIVE: Collection

    Love presidential memorabilia? Browse this curated list of political pieces, from JFK to Lincoln.



    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: Feb 10, 2014 (#1806)


    ARTICLE: Nijinsky & the Psychologists: True or False?

    When Russian dancer Waslaw Nijinsky began painting, a newspaper article claimed it caught the attention of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. These letters from the famed fathers of Western psychology suggest otherwise.

    VIDEO: Field Trip

    Mark Walberg and Eric Silver discuss the house of Eliel Saarinen.


    VIDEO: Field Trip Bonus

    Mark Walberg and Eric Silver discuss the work of Eliel Saarinen in this exclusive bonus footage!

    SLIDESHOW: A Translation of the Past

    What does the Chinese inscription on this bronze mean?



    More

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    This collection of Irian Jaya objects brings many stories to the table in Detroit. Watch John Buxton's appraisal of this collection.

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Watch Betty Krulik's appraisal of Budd Co. car body artwork.


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Check out Leigh Keno's appraisal of this whimsical, wacky, and modern Roberto Matta "Malitte" seating system.

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Robert Waterhouse appraises an intricately designed 19th C. Chinese stringed instrument.


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    In this web exclusive appraisal from Motown, Peter Shaw appraises a 1964 Gibson ES-330 guitar.

    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    Take a minute to check out this 1921 Patek Philippe repeater, appraised for the web by Kevin Zavian in Detroit, Michigan!


    VIDEO: Web Appraisal

    These gold vanity sets made primping a glitzy event. Check out Rosalie Sayyah's appraisal of these pieces!

    VIDEO: Feedback Booth

    Folks in the Detroit feedback booth let their Motor City minds let loose!


    SLIDESHOW: Behind the Scenes

    ROADSHOW rolled into the COBO Center and discovered some fantastic finds in the Motor City.

    English Architect's Desk, ca. 1730
    Karen Keane

    $4,000-$15,000
    Detroit


    1939 Folk Art Blacksmith Shop Diorama
    Ronald Bourgeault

    $5,000-$10,000
    Detroit


    1968 Norval Morrisseau Paintings
    Colleene Fesko

    $21,000-$35,000
    Detroit


    Fender Telecaster Guitars with Beatles Photo, ca. 1960
    Richard Johnston

    $30,000-$35,000
    Detroit


    Japanese Meiji Cloisonné Vases, ca. 1890
    Robert Waterhouse

    $8,000-$12,000
    Detroit


    Bert Lahr's "Wizard of Oz" Script
    Simeon Lipman

    $150,000
    Detroit


    1864 Civil War Officer's Sword
    Rafael Eledge

    $3,000-$4,000
    Detroit


    Citrine & White Sapphire Set, ca. 1940
    Kevin Zavian

    $3,000-$4,000
    Detroit


    1953 Hughie Lee-Smith Watercolors
    David Weiss

    $20,000-$30,000
    Detroit


    Early 20th-Century Pewabic Pottery Collection
    David Rago

    $36,500-$52,000
    Detroit


    Early 18th-Century Queen Anne Wooden Doll
    Julie Scott

    $15,000-$20,000
    Detroit


    Signed 1970 Andy Warhol Poster
    Nicholas Lowry

    $3,000-$4,000
    Detroit


    Fish Decoys, ca. 1940
    Ken Farmer

    $1,200
    Detroit


    Cobra Lamp, ca. 1950
    Sebastian Clarke

    $1,500
    Detroit


    Chinese Silk Panel ca. 1880
    Lark Mason

    $4,000-$6,000
    Detroit


    Spanish Bodice Ornament, ca. 1750
    Peter Shemonsky

    $7,000-$8,000
    Detroit


    1917 Leonard Willeke Designed Arm Chairs
    Brian Witherell

    $8,000-$20,000
    Detroit


    Swiss Watch Collection, ca. 1970
    Paul Winicki

    $46,000-$57,000
    Detroit


    1900 Diamond Brooch with Drawing
    Peter Shemonsky

    $25,000-$45,000
    Detroit


    19th-Century Himalayan Bronze Ewer
    Lark Mason

    $5,000-$8,000
    Detroit


    Face Jug, ca. 1870
    Allan Katz

    $5,000-$7,000
    Detroit


    Federal Center Table, ca. 1790
    Leigh Keno

    $8,000-$12,000
    Detroit


    Abraham Lincoln, Cabinet & Senate Signed Album
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $75,000-$100,000
    Detroit


    KPM Porcelain Plaque, ca. 1890
    Matthew Quinn

    $3,000-$4,000
    Detroit


    American Indian Stone Artifacts
    Anthony Slayter-Ralph

    $4,515-$6,730
    Detroit


    Evgeny Naps Bronze, ca. 1880
    Kerry Shrives

    $8,000-$10,000
    Detroit


    1850 Millard Fillmore Peace Medal with Photo
    Douglas Deihl

    $8,000-$12,000
    Detroit


    1964 Marvin Gaye Passport
    Laura Woolley

    $20,000
    Detroit


    Seth Thomas Wall Clock, ca. 1890
    Sean Delaney

    $1,800-$2,200
    Detroit


    Petrus van Schendel Oil Painting, ca. 1860
    Alasdair Nichol

    $20,000-$40,000
    Detroit


    Chicago Faience Vase, ca. 1905
    David Rago

    $4,000-$6,000
    Detroit


    1886 Cornelis Christian Dommersen Painting
    David Weiss

    $2,000-$3,000
    Detroit


    White Jade Mounted Cigarette Box
    Robert Waterhouse

    $2,000-$4,500
    Detroit


    19th-Century Chinese Cloisonné Vessel
    Dessa Goddard

    $3,000-$5,000
    Detroit


    Joslin's Table Globe, ca. 1870
    Sebastian Clarke

    $2,000
    Detroit


    1933 Sigmund Freud & Carl Jung Letters
    Ken Gloss

    $15,000-$20,000
    Detroit


    Chinese Bronze Fu, ca. 1873
    Dessa Goddard

    $7,000-$10,000
    Detroit


    Charles Schulz Drawing & Letter
    Kathleen Guzman

    $8,200-$10,500
    Detroit


    Gilded Iron Weathervane, ca. 1825
    Stephen Fletcher

    $15,000-$25,000
    Detroit


    Eisenberg Ice Jewelry Suite, ca. 1950
    Rosalie Sayyah

    $1,500-$1,800
    Detroit


    American Indian Majolica Figure, ca. 1890
    David Lackey

    $1,500-$2,000
    Detroit


    1953 "Bill's Place" Oil by Kenneth Nunamaker
    Alasdair Nichol

    $6,000-$10,000
    Detroit


    Countertop Spice Box Display, ca. 1890
    Ken Farmer

    $4,000-$6,000
    Detroit


    Contemporary Makonde Wood Carving
    John Buxton

    $1,000-$1,500
    Detroit


    Patek Phillippe Watch & Fob, ca. 1906
    Paul Winicki

    $45,000
    Detroit


    Mid-20th-Century Rörstrand Porcelain Vase
    Stuart Slavid

    $5,000-$7,000
    Detroit


    Iridescent Tiffany Vases, ca. 1910
    Kathleen Bailey

    $13,500
    Detroit


    1968 Le Corbusier "LC4" Lounge Chair
    Leslie Keno

    $3,000-$4,000
    Detroit


    Salesman Sample Range, ca. 1935
    Noel Barrett

    $2,000-$4,000
    Detroit


    1934 Arthur G. Dove "Train" Watercolor
    Elaine Banks Stainton

    $40,000
    Detroit


    Cartier Lion Brooch, ca. 1960
    Gloria Lieberman

    $6,000
    Detroit






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