ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Baton Rouge, La. - Hour Two
Airs Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, February 21, 2014
Behind the Scenes in Baton Rouge
Iconic local collectibles and international masterpieces made their way to the appraisal tables in Baton Rouge on July 27, 2013. ROADSHOW sure got a taste for Louisiana pride in the state capitol! View the photos
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.
"Baton Rouge, La." (Hour Two) - ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in Baton Rouge, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kathleen Harwood head to the LSU Museum of Art to delve into the work of local Louisiana artist Clementine Hunter.
Highlights include a Louisiana political poster, found in a pile of garbage on the side of the road, appraised for $3,000 to $4,000; three paintings by New Orleans artists and Newcomb pottery founders William and Ellsworth Woodward, worth about $30,000 to $50,000; and a NASA photograph collection brought to ROADSHOW by a former NASA employee who served as one of the test directors for the Zero-G airplane also known as “The Vomit Comet,” valued at $35,000 to $45,000 for the entire collection.
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