ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Madison, Wisconsin - Hour Three
Airs Monday, November 24, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, November 21, 2014
Credit: Courtesy of ©Jeffrey Dunn
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.
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"Madison, Wisconsin" (Hour Three) - In Madison, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits a one-of-a-kind Wisconsin wonder with appraiser Noel Barrett: The House on the Rock, built on and around a chimney rock and filled to the rafters by its eccentric owner with antiques and collectibles. Highlights include an intricately carved turn-of-the-century Japanese bamboo sculpture; the happy marriage of Edwardian natural pearl earrings elongated with Art Deco pendants; and a massive oil painting by noted 19th-century California painter Thomas Hill, purchased at a church rummage sale for $25 and valued at $60,000 to $80,000.
This episode originally aired in 2010.
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