Journey through the Gateway to the West for treasures such as a 1901 “Longest Bearded Man” banner, a 1602 Adam Islip-published book of Chaucer’s complete works, and a 15th-century Chinese Bodhisattva gilt bronze.
Narrated by actor Gary Sinise, PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS Lifeline: Pearl Harbor’s Unknown Hero tells the story of how Joe George became an unlikely hero, and how he was recognized with a Bronze Medal more than 70 years later.
Celebrate the Season 21 premiere with treasures like a rock & roll poster collection from the late ‘60s, a Delaware Tribe beaded baldric and an Auguste Rodin “Eternal Spring” bronze that could have the highest value of the season.
Look back to 2000 and learn what has since happened in the antiques market. Highlights include Newcomb College vases, Fred Meyer photographs, ca. 1900, and a Leon Julien Deschamps bronze. Learn which item is now worth $55,000-$60,000.
Giddy up for great appraisals at Churchill Downs Racetrack, including a Chinese gilt bronze Bodhisattva, CA. 1650, a Nicolai Fechin oil portrait, and an 1861 Fred Kaiffer caved holly sewing box.
Travel to sunny Sarasota for standout finds at Ca’ d’Zan, the home of circus royalty John and Mable Ringling. Highlights include 1954-1956 Topps baseball cards, a The John Ringling Hotel plate and a Harry Bertoia bronze.
In the hills of Ireland’s County Tipperary, a laborer harvesting peat from a dried-up bog spots the remnants of a corpse — a headless torso almost perfectly preserved and stained dark brown by the bog. Archaeologists recognize it as one of Europe’s rare bog bodies: prehistoric corpses flung into the marshes.
Discover memorable finds appraised at ANTIQUES ROADSHOW back in 1999, such as an Austrian “Naughty” cat bronze made around 1900, a Margaret Mitchell archive, and a Cartier diamond ring from about 1940.
Gold, bronze, iron, steel: these metals are pillars of our civilization, but what makes them so special? Discover their unique properties and explore how our mastery of metals has led us from the stone age to today’s hi-tech world.
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