Antiques Roadshow: Hartford, Conn. - Hour Two
Airs Monday, August 29, 2011 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, August 22, 2011
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 Hartford
View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to Hartford, Connecticut, on August 23, 2008.
Slideshow: Nakashima Table Sketch
In this slideshow, get an up-close look at a table personally designed by George Nakashima in 1967.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S visit to Hartford includes a stop at the American Clock and Watch Museum in Bristol, Connecticut, to look at time pieces that reflect Connecticut’s rich history of clock manufacturing.
Highlights include a custom-made table purchased over 40 years ago from George Nakashima; a rare pre-WWI German toy wagon with its even more rare original box; and a highly-prized bronze statue of a medieval Russian warrior, by Russian artist Eugene Lanceray, valued at $120,000 to $130,000.
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