ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Atlanta, Ga. - Hour 1
Airs Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Credit: Courtesy of ©2012 WGBH/Jeff 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 Atlanta
View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.
Behind the Lens: Film Director Signed Photo
Get an up-close look at the autographed photos of film directors a guest named George brought to Atlanta, and the behind-the-scenes stories of how he collected them.
"Atlanta, Ga." (Hour One) - In this episode, surrounded by the spectacular marine life of the Georgia Aquarium, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser David Lackey examine some 19th-century examples of the shockingly realistic aquatic, amphibious and reptilian-themed plates and vases known as Palissy ware. Highlights include a decorative egg with a Faberge mark, purchased for $15,000, that may not be all that it seems; a 1787 land grant signed by Benjamin Franklin; and a New York Chippendale corner chair, circa 1760, purchased as part of a large collection for $750-$800, but actually valued between $250,000-$300,000.
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Field Segment: Palissy Ware
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