Watch as history meets fantasy with treasures fit for a period costume drama, including a 1907 Robert Henri oil painting, a late 16th-century diamond marriage jewel and an English giltwood cabinet-on-stand.
CONSCIENCE POINT: A golf club built atop a sacred burial ground triggers a woman’s relentless fight to protect her tribe from the onslaughts of development. JEWEL’S HUNT [Short Filler]: In a remote village in Western Alaska, a teenage girl and her father turn to the land to feed their family.
Gemstones like diamonds, rubies, opal and jade are some of Earth’s ultimate treasures. Delve into the depths to discover how these precious stones are forged and what explains the unique allure of each captivating gemstone.
Two of the most unique and appealing cities in the world are just north of New England. You’ll find brie, pate, jewel box-patisseries, and “s’il vous plait” right along with bagels, maple syrup, hockey, delis, and bocce ball. A modern skyscraper might be cheek-by-jowl with a 17th century, stone nunnery.
Highlights from the Roadshow floor include a 1970 Andy Warhol poster signed by Warhol himself; an early 20th-century collection of locally crafted Pewabic pottery; and a working script of The Wizard of Oz, used on set by Bert Lahr, who portrayed the “Cowardly Lion.
Highlights from the Roadshow floor include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one’s education and a Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card.
Highlights from the Roadshow floor in Seattle include a late-16th-century diamond and enamel jewel; a moose, elk and buffalo hide chair; and a Steiff clown bear worth $2,500-$3,200.
Seattle discoveries run the gamut, with a circa 1964 “Star Trek” script and pitch letter; a Civil War dog collar; and Harriet Frishmuth bookends valued at $10,000.
Highlights from the Roadshow floor include a Vladimir Kagan desk used by Kagan himself and an impressive 1874 Francis A. Silva oil painting valued at $250,000.
Finds from the Roadshow floor include a 1760s Chester County Pennsylvania spice chest, two sets of Frank Lloyd Wright blueprints, and a Tiffany desk lamp valued at $4,000-$6,000.
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