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Antiques Roadshow; Biloxi, MS


Biloxi, MS - Hour 1 EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 5/02/2010

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Antiques Roadshow
Biloxi, MS
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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

1513, 05/02/2011: In Biloxi, Mississippi, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser David Rago for a look at the eccentric pottery of George Ohr, overlooked in his lifetime during the mid-19th and early 20th centuries, but now the celebrated centerpiece of Biloxi's Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art. Highlights include a circa 1950 Walter Anderson linocut; an 1899 "Buffalo Bill" poster; and a 1928 Art Deco, bronze sculpture of dancers from the Russian Ballet, created by Romanian artist Demeter Chiparus and valued at $100,000 to $150,000. Additional appraisals include: Stain Glass Bride's Basket with Silver Plate, ca. 1875, Appraised Value: $2,500 - $3,500; Renaissance Revival Armchair, ca. 1880, Appraised Value: $1,000; French "Uncle Tom's Cabin" Vases, ca. 1860, Appraised Value: $10,000; Early 20th-Century American Tobacco Card Collection, Appraised Value: $19,300 - $26,000; American Album Quilt, ca. 1850, Appraised Value: $8,000 - $10,000.

Field Trip: George Ohr Tea Pots: Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

1514, 05/09/2011: The Roadshow travels to Biloxi, MS and in this second hour some amazing finds include a sword used in the Revolutionary War and an 1811 silk-on-silk embroidery. Additional appraisals include: Salt-Glazed Stoneware Water Cooler, ca. 1830, Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000; Walter Anderson Watercolor, ca. 1950, Appraised Value: $25,000 - $35,000; Antebellum Cased Images, ca. 1850, Appraised Value: $5,200-$5,300; New Orleans Chess Table, ca. 1870, Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000; 1959 Marsh Jewelry Suite, Appraised Value: $17,000 - $19,000; Lunar Base Demonstration Kit, ca. 1964, Appraised Value: $4,000 - $5,000.

Field Trip: Space Toys: NASA — John C. Stennis Space Center

1515, 05/16/2011: The Roadshow wraps up its visit to Biloxi, MS and the appraisers view one final collection of items including an 1890 French industrial clock and four watercolor portraits from 1827. Additional appraisals include: "Honey Fitz" Presidential Yacht Desk & Sign Appraised Value: $5,300; Art Deco Platinum Diamond & Sapphire Bracelet Watch, ca. 1935 Appraised Value: $25,000; Gibson SJ Guitar with Case, ca. 1945 Appraised Value: $9,000 - $10,000; Tiffany Studios Inkwell, ca. 1905 Appraised Value: $5,000; New Orleans Art Pottery Jardinière, ca. 1886 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000; Louis Aston Knight Oil Painting, ca. 1910 Appraised Value: $45,000 - $50,000.

Field Trip: Walter Anderson Works of Art: Walter Anderson Museum of Art



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Biloxi, MS,” 05/02/2011, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A0462F5018204BCFBB6594E4AA1D47E0.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Biloxi, MS.” 05/02/2011. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A0462F5018204BCFBB6594E4AA1D47E0>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Biloxi, MS. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A0462F5018204BCFBB6594E4AA1D47E0
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