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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Madison, Wisconsin - Hour Two

Airs Monday, November 17, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Madison, Wisconsin, this guest brings in what she cal...

Credit: Jeffrey Dunn for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Above: At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Madison, Wisconsin, this guest brings in what she calls an “ugly” piece of silver with enamel and turquoise decoration, only to learn it was made by Tiffany for the Columbian Exposition of 1893. Appraiser Ron Bourgeault deems the piece “spectacular” and assigns it a value of $50,000 to $100,000.

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. Mark L. Walberg hosts.

Behind the Scenes in Madison

View photos from ANTIQUE ROADSHOW'S visit to Madison, Wisconsin.

CASE FILE: Artifacts Missing from Wisconsin Historical Society

Examine the whole "case" in our newest feature — ROADSHOW'S Most Wanted — with videos, slideshow & more!

"Madison, Wisconsin" (Hour Two) - In Madison, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW investigates the shocking heist of artifacts from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Highlights include photos of the owner's family taken by noted American photographer Edward Weston in the late 1930s or early 1940s; a table crafted for the owner's parents circa 1956 by mid-century-modern master furniture maker George Nakashima; and an ornate silver, enamel and turquoise-studded exhibition piece, crafted by Tiffany for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.

This episode originally aired in 2010.

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Appraisal: Edward Weston Vintage Photographs, ca. 1940

In this preview from Madison, Hour 2, Daile Kaplan appraises a collection of vintage photographs by Edward Weston, including three Western landscapes that were signed, dated and mounted by the photographer himself.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Behind the Scenes in Madison

Mark L. Walberg discusses his role on ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and talks about the favorite PBS program's 2009 visit to Madison, Wisconsin.

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