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Acclaimed auctioneer and appraiser to talk on 'Antiques Roadshow' DURHAM - Daniel Buck Soules has appeared on the popular PBS show "Antiques Roadshow" since 1999, where he has appraised countless cherished heirlooms for hundreds of people on-site and millions watching on television at home.

Auction Preview: Asian & Chinese Antiques and Decorative Items at Golden Moment Auctions, Mississauga, April 25 What: Asian and Chinese Antiques and Decorative Items. Where: Golden Moment Auctions, 2550 Cushing Road, Mississauga, L5K 1X1, Canada. When: April 25, 2:00 PM GMT. Public Viewing: April 10 - April 24. Top Lots at the Sale:. - "Pair of Pure Gold Plaques" - Han Dynasty; Pad nested with turquoises on each item.

Auction Preview: Modern Art, Collectibles & Asian Antiques at 888 Auctions, Richmond Hill, Apr 25 What: Modern Art, Collectibles and Asian Antiques. Where: 888 Auctions, 15 - 280 West Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1 Canada. When: 25 April, 06.00 PM GMT. Top lots of the sale:. - Lot 0018: Norval Morriseau : Acrylic c 1975. Acrylic on canvas, "featuring Shaman", signed on lower right corner.

Antiques Roadshow: ‘Good grief’ Guest AMAZED at staggering valuation of rare culinary item ANTIQUES ROADSHOW guests are often taken-aback by the news their priceless relics could cost hundreds if not thousands at valuation. However, one guest was particularly shocked when they discovered how much a rare kitchen utensil would cost.

Antiques Road Trip expert takes on Eorl Crabtree at the John Smith's Stadium The sport's historian Prof Tony Collins talked David through the history of the game - founded at the George Hotel in Huddersfield in 1895 - while Eorl and Keith got to grips with him on the field. Items of memorabilia were brought to the stadium and historic shirts were laid out in one of the dressing rooms.

Langford's Museum of Power's Antiques Fair attracts 1,600 shoppers More than 1,000 antiques lovers flocked to a fair at Langford's Museum of Power. The museum's antiques and vintage fair filled its courtyard with stalls offering a host of fine china, classic clothing, jewellery, old signs and glassware. The fair is held in partnership with Haddon Events twice a year at the museum in Hatfield Road.

Birds of Australia, tiger's head sell high, plus antiques auctions to watch out for Upcoming sales feature antique garden furniture and rare Chinese bowls.

This Is the Coolest, Most Unexpected Wall Art I've Seen Lately These illustrations are not simply beautiful works of art, but can be historical documents as well. Long before photographs of interiors filled glossy magazines and sites on the internet, interiors, their fabrics and furnishings, were preserved and displayed in carefully detailed drawings or paintings.

Haflinger Haus: Horses, antiques and Austrian fare all under one roof What: The Haflinger Haus. Where: 17 Commercial St., Adams. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m.; Sunday and Monday, closed. Reservations: 413-743-2221. ADAMS - To paraphrase an often-asked question, which came first: the Haflingers or the haus?

One of a Kind Antiques to hold parking lot sale One of a Kind Antiques, Uniques and Obsoletes, 372 E. Glazypeau Road, Hot Springs Village, will hold a large parking lot sale April 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Anyone can set up to sell their items on this day only at no charge. Space will be first-come, first-served basis," a news release said.

Auction Preview: Fine Art, Silverware, Antiques - Session 2 at Champagne Auctions, Montreal, Apr 17 What: Fine Art, Silverware, Antiques - Session 2. Where: Champagne Auctions; 2400 Saint-Catherine Est, Montreal, H2K 2J6, Canada. When: April 17; 11.00 am GMT. Top lots of the sale:. -LOT 0598: Heart Shaped 18K White Gold Pendant with Diamonds. One ladies pendant in white 18 karat gold, 36 x 44 mm heart shaped, polished and rhodium finish.

Podcasts to Listen To: The Juststuff League and the best antiques podcasts to listen to There might be no better time of year than right now for people who like to spend their free time "antiquing." As people begin to declutter from the winter months, downsize their homes or just get rid of junk in preparation for spring, numerous hidden treasures flood garage sales and local antique shops.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Philbrook Museum - Hour 3 Tremendous Tulsa treasures abound when ROADSHOW visits Philbrook Museum of Art, including a Dali "The Art Institute" etching; a 1964 Frank Sinatra letter; and a Mississippian culture effigy pot, 900-1500 AD. One's valued at $20,000-$30,000. Watch On Your Schedule:.

Charlotte Bronte's hair found in ring revealed at Antiques Roadshow in North Wales The attic find is likely to have belonged to the world-famous author, according to the expert on the show filmed in Wrexham.

Round Town: comedy, wine and antiques Here are some of the events happening Round Town this weekend. Star City Comedy Club featuring Chris Kattan. Blacksburg Fork and Cork. Earth Day Celebration. Wolfbane Productions present Cabaret. Southwest Virginia Antique Flea Market and Swap Meet. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.

My Personal 'Antiques Roadshow' Several bulky, sentimental pieces had belonged to my grandma, part of a shopping spree on her one trip home to visit her family in Hungary in 1929, two decades after immigrating alone to the United States. It was the last time she saw her family. The Nazis saw to that.

Charlotte Brontë's hair 'found in ring' on Antiques Roadshow A lock of braided hair in a ring discovered in a Welsh attic is "very likely" to have been the hair of Charlotte Brontë, according to the Brontë Society. The ring came to light on the latest episode of Antiques Roadshow, filmed in Erddig, in north Wales.

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Ring taken to Antiques Roadshow is 'very likely' to contain Charlotte Bronte's hair The intricately-made piece of jewellery is inscribed on the inside with Brontë's name and the year of her death, 1855, and opens at a hinge to reveal a lock of braided hair. The Brontë Society, based in Yorkshire, said it was 'very likely' to have belonged to the celebrated writer.

Charlotte Brontë's hair found in ring on Antiques Roadshow, say experts Ring discovered in attic and presented on TV show contains braid of author’s hair and was probably made to mark her death.

Heart shape necklace has enduring appeal An antique necklace, still in its original heart shaped box, is one of the lots going under the hammer in a Dorset auction next month. The necklace, dating to the Edwardian era, is in unmarked gold, although the auctioneer believes the gold is 15ct, with seed pearls and peridots in the art nouveau style.

Ceramics auction offers leading names The auction includes a single collection of works gathered by the artist and gallerist George Kyriacou, that has focused on a fascination with the dialogue between contemporary ceramicists, ancient oriental ceramics and classical antiquities.

Victorian mourning dress in Cotswolds sale A Victorian mourning dress in silk is among the lots going under the hammer at an auction of vintage fashion in the Cotswolds next month. The lilac half-mourning dress is expected to achieve between £100 to £150 at the auction at Moore Allen and Innocent in Cirencester on May 3.

Birthstone for April: Diamond The April birthstone is diamond, with our Gemstone Sale currently live, we spoke to Oliver Horner, Jewellery Assistant from Fellows' London office, who gave his thoughts on what's so special about diamonds:. Diamonds are amongst the most sought after and important gemstones, with many factors contributing to their demand.

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