Above: At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Atlantic City, New Jersey, appraiser Debra Force spots a circa 1913 oil painting by George Bellows - one of America's most important artists - gifted to the owner's father, a relative of Bellows' wife, Emma. Not the artist's most coveted work, Force still assigns the piece an impressive value of $150,000.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Above: Join the fun as you test your appraisal skills on actual antiques brought to ROADSHOWS across the USA. The app incorporates only real antiques, photos, item histories and values, as appraised on the TV series. Your purchase supports PBS and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW. This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad.
Behind the Scenes in Atlantic City
View photos from ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S visit to Atlantic City on Saturday, June 6, 2009.
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.
"Atlantic City" (Hour Three) - Where better for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and appraiser Kevin Zavian to dive into the subject of pearls than at Dock's Oyster House in Atlantic City, New Jersey?
Highlights include a fanciful circa 1900 folk art sculpture; a 1934 New York Yankees team-signed baseball; and an early 20th-century landscape painting by George Bellows, one of America's greatest artists, passed down in the Bellows family and valued at $150,000.
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Field Segment: Pearl Jewelry
Host Mark L. Walberg gets the nitty-gritty on pearls from appraiser Kevin Zavian, including the difference between natural and cultured pearls, at Dock's Oyster House in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Bonus Web Video: More Pearls of Wisdom
In this ANTIQUES ROADSHOW bonus footage, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kevin Zavian dive deeper into the subject of pearls, taking a close look at Tahitian, seed, and Mississippi River pearls at Dock's Oyster House in Atlantic City, New Jersey.