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Antiques Roadshow; Corpus Christi, TX


Antiques Roadshow 1701 Corpus Christi - Hour 1, First Airdate: 1/7/2013 EE Master - Texted, Mixed

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Antiques Roadshow
Corpus Christi, TX
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Series Description

ROADSHOW is part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt. 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 truth about these finds. Series hosT 100-400: Chris Jussel; Series hosT 5-600: Dan Elias. Series release date: 1997

Program Description

Host Mark L. Walberg kicked off ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 17th season in Corpus Christi, Texas, where a Diego Rivera oil painting is valued at a million dollars.

1701, 01/07/2013: In Corpus Christi, Texas, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW discovers a million-dollar item when a guest brings in a Diego Rivera oil painting created in 1904 when the artist was just 18 years old! Other highlights include a 1967 painting by Alexander Calder; a Japanese bronze depicting a mythical figure; and a giant Fisk “Tire Boy” sign valued at $8,000 to $12,000. Additional appraisals include: English Coin-Operated Orchestrion, ca. 1880 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000 (2012); 1947 Signed Babe Ruth Photos, Appraised Value: $10,000 (2012); Carved Texas Folk Art Box, ca. 1890, Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000 (2012); 1922 Giuseppe Pedrazzini Violin Appraised Value: $35,000 (2012); Platinum & Diamond Ring, ca. 1950, Appraised Value: $65,000 (2012); Rookwood & French Pottery Jardinières, Appraised Value: $10,100 - $15,150 (2012).

Field Trip: Antique Nautical Instruments: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Harrison's Landing; National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors.

1702, 01/14/2013: In Corpus Christi, Texas, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW investigates vintage flash art at a local tattoo parlor. Notable stories include a guest who met the Beatles and walked away with John Lennon’s signature and another who encountered Salvador Dali on one of his frequent visits to Manhattan and left with a book inscribed by the artist, valued at $10,000 to $15,000. Additional appraisals include: Regency Mahogany Cellarette, ca. 1815 Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000 (2012); Chinese Enameled Porcelain Vase, ca. 1900 Appraised Value: $12,000 - $15,000 (2012); Paiute Beaded Baskets, ca. 1920 Appraised Value: $2,000 - $2,600 (2012); Simon Willard Banjo Clock, ca. 1805 Appraised Value: $50,000 - $60,000 (2012); 1865 John F. Francis Still Life Oil Paintings Appraised Value: $100,000 (2012); René Lalique Dressing Table Garniture, ca. 1920 Appraised Value: $8,000 (2012); Samuel Bell Bowie Knife, 1860 Appraised Value: $60,000 - $70,000 (2012).

Field Trip: Tattoo Flash Art: Pinnacle Tattoo

1703, 01/21/2013: In Corpus Christi, Texas, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kevin Zavian discuss the somber, yet fascinating, topic of antique mourning jewelry. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW finds art that spans the 20th century in the sparkling city by the sea, including a 1912 portrait by Charles Courtney Curran, a Porfirio Salinas Bluebonnet oil painting and a 1983 Helen Frankenthaler lithograph appraised at $15,000. Additional appraisals include: English Arts & Crafts Sideboard attributed to Leonard Wyburg, ca. 1905 Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000 (2012); Schneider & Company Derringers, ca. 1859 Appraised Value: $10,000 (2012); Miniature Portrait on Ivory of General William Colfax, ca. 1785 Appraised Value: $50,000 - $70,000 (2012); Chinese Bronze Wine Vessel, ca. 1100 BC Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000 (2012); World War I Air Corps Archive Appraised Value: $5,000 - $7,000 (2012); 1761 Crewel Embroidered Bedspread Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000 (2012).

Field Trip: Victorian Mourning Jewelry: Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Corpus Christi, TX,” 01/07/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B49A47D02B34930A92DE38C234D489A.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Corpus Christi, TX.” 01/07/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B49A47D02B34930A92DE38C234D489A>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Corpus Christi, TX. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5B49A47D02B34930A92DE38C234D489A
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