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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Phoenix, Ariz. - Hour Two

Airs Monday, December 29, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: Jeff Dunn for "Antiques Roadshow"

Above: At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Phoenix, Arizona, this guest brings an early abstract painting by noted modern artist Chuck Close. Received by the guest's father as repayment of an $8 loan, the painting now boasts an impressive value of $100,000 to $150,000.

Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.

Behind the Scenes in Phoenix

View photos from ROADSHOW's visit to Phoenix, Arizona on August 1, 2009.

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Appraisal Updates

Learn about new developments surrounding appraisals from previous ROADSHOW segments.

"Phoenix, Arizona" (Hour Two) - ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg visits the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix with appraiser Don Creswell for a discussion of antique botanical artwork.

Program highlights include a 1982 bronze maquette by renowned sculptor Henry Moore; an heirloom amethyst jewelry collection; and an early abstract painting by noted modern artist Chuck Close, received by the guest's father as repayment of an $8 loan, valued at $100,000 to $150,000.

This episode originally aired in 2010.

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Appraisal: Two Art Deco Lapel Watches

Kevin Zavian appraises two Art Deco lapel watches in Phoenix, Hour 2.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: 1960 Chuck Close "Man Walking" Oil Painting

In this preview from Phoenix (Hour Two), Alasdair Nichol appraises an early abstract painting by the well-known photo-realist painter, Chuck Close.

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