ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Biloxi, Miss. - Hour One
Airs Monday, April 13, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, April 10, 2015
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 Biloxi
View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to Biloxi, Mississippi on Saturday, July 24, 2010.
Ordinary Jardinière or Genuine George Ohr?
Is the jardinière this guest brought to Biloxi just another hand-thrown pot or did famed local artist, George Ohr, have a hand in its making? Follow the story in this article by Josh Mellits.
The Experts Library
Our experts are extremely knowledgeable. But they also have a secret weapon — a backstage library of reference materials covering an abundance of topics from all areas of the antiques and collectibles world. In case you'd like to get your hands on some of these tools of the trade, we've created a full listing organized by category.
In Biloxi, Mississippi, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser David Rago for a look at the eccentric pottery of George Ohr, overlooked in his lifetime during the mid-19th and early 20th centuries, but now the celebrated centerpiece of Biloxi’s Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art.
Highlights include a circa 1950 Walter Anderson linocut; an 1899 “Buffalo Bill” poster; and a 1928 Art Deco, bronze sculpture of dancers from the Russian Ballet, created by Romanian artist Demeter Chiparus and valued at $100,000 to $150,000.
This episode originally aired in 2011.
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