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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: San Jose, Calif. - Hour Two

Airs Monday, January 19, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in San Jose, California, a guest brings in a painting entitled "The Wet Nurse," by the German genre painter Carl Herpfer. Appraiser Nan Chisholm marvels at his technique and assigns the painting a value of $80,000.

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 San Jose

View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to San Jose on August 15, 2009.

"San Jose" (Hour Two) - In San Jose, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford meet up at the historic Fallon House to examine works by prolific Western painter Astley David Middleton Cooper.

Valuable find: A painting entitled "The Wet Nurse," by the German genre painter Carl Herpfer, valued at $80,000.

Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more! ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is on Facebook, Pinterest, and you can follow @RoadshowPBS on Twitter.

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San Jose, CA (Hour Two) - Preview

Above: In San Jose, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford meet up at the historic Fallon House to examine works by prolific Western painter Astley David Middleton Cooper.

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Web Appraisal: Merklen Oak Bench, ca. 1885

Above: Kerry Shrives appraises a Merklen oak bench, ca. 1885, which was purchased from the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose.