In 1988, a painting of Mary Emma Jones painted in 1874 by the artist Emma Sandys featured on the BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow and was valued at £20,000. A week after it appeared on the show, it was stolen and the owners believed that (more…)
At a recent Antiques Roadshow in Ireland, a man brought in a Georgian silver table for valuation. Furniture expert, Lennox Cato spotted that the table had been restored and this reduced the value of the 1740 table by several thousand pounds.
The table was (more…)
An unusual and rare birdcage was valued on the BBC Antiques Roadshow at £15,000.
At the Antiques Roadshow filmed at Helmingham Hall in Suffolk, a viewer brought (more…)
The Elgar Foundation has recently claimed that it is the rightful owner of a manuscript by the composer in which the foundation is named, following its appearance on the BBC Antiques Roadshow.
In the episode, a woman brought along (more…)
In a recent episode of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, a man brought an antique Colt 37 revolver for valuation and was stunned by how much expert Bill Harriman valued it at.
The man purchased the firearm for (more…)
In a recent episode of the Antiques Roadshow, a woman brought along a ‘royal throne’ to be examined.
The lady, who brought the item to Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, said that (more…)
On an episode of Antiques Roadshow broadcast on April 15th 2018, a Fabergé Flower was valued at over £1 million. The piece consisted of a gold twig resting in a rock crystal vase carved to make it look like water.
The Fabergé Flower belongs to (more…)
A rat that appeared in Fawlty Towers has been valued at between £2,000 and £3,000 on the BBC TV program Antiques Roadshow.
In an (more…)
Many props used in films that look like antiques are modern reproductions built by the film property team, but this is not the case for (more…)
A presenter on Antiques Roadshow has complained that rare objects are becoming increasingly difficult to find.
One of the reasons that (more…)