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    Special: Simply the Best (2010)

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW rounds up some of the best objects our appraisers have ever seen on the series in the special edition Simply the Best.

    VIDEO: Interview with the Owner

    Watch what Jinx, the owner of a collection of Chinese jade and celadon pieces from the Qianlong Period, had to say about her million-dollar moment in Raleigh!
    (Raleigh, Hour 1)

    ARTICLE: The Tafoyas: Legends of Pueblo Pottery

    More on this well-known family of potters.
    (St. Paul, Hour 1)

    SLIDESHOW: Frank Sinatra Signed Letter

    Read Sinatra‚Äôs tough-guy letter to columnist Mike Royko — only online!
    (Madison, Hour 1)



    Doulton Pitcher & Bowl, ca. 1900
    David Lackey

    $1,500-$2,500
    Simply the Best


    Tang Dynasty Marble Lion
    Lark Mason

    $150,000-$250,000
    Simply the Best


    Maria Martinez Pots, ca. 1930
    Bruce Shackelford

    $45,000-$55,000
    Simply the Best


    Early 19th-Century Welcome Mathewson Rifle & Powderhorn
    William Guthman

    $100,000-$120,000
    Simply the Best


    William Fiske Federal Side Chairs, ca. 1795
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $30,000-$50,000
    Simply the Best


    Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No. 7 Banjo, ca. 1908
    Frederick Oster

    $8,000-$10,000
    Simply the Best


    Plains & Prairie Indian Art
    Douglas Deihl

    $130,000-$200,000
    Simply the Best


    Memphis Novelty Works Spur, ca. 1861
    Rafael Eledge

    $3,500-$4,500
    Simply the Best


    Folk Art Carved Canes by Robert H. Craig
    Allan Katz

    $20,600-$25,800
    Simply the Best


    Newcomb College Vase, ca. 1908
    Suzanne Perrault

    $30,000-$40,000
    Simply the Best


    Ellis-Stickley Music Cabinet, ca. 1903
    John Sollo

    $80,000-$100,000
    Simply the Best


    Evelyn Rumsey Cary "Woman Suffrage" Poster, ca. 1905
    Nicholas Lowry

    $10,000-$15,000
    Simply the Best


    18th-Century Qianlong Jade Collection from Qing Dynasty
    James Callahan

    $710,000-$1,070,000
    Simply the Best


    1976 Frank Sinatra Signed Letter to Mike Royko
    Simeon Lipman

    $15,000
    Simply the Best


    French Silk and Bone Fan, ca. 1800
    Daniel Buck Soules

    $3,000-$4,000
    Simply the Best