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A new season for Antiques Roadshow begins

Posted 3 years 146 days ago ago by Gary Sullivan     1 Comments


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      I have recently returned from Antiques Roadshow in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where I worked at the clocks table with Sean Delaney.
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As always, Saturday was a long day for all the appraisers and crew. Both Sean and I were happy to have been filmed with interesting clocks. He appraised an excellent wooden works antique tall case clock with the best folk art painted wooden dial either of us have ever seen. I appraised a super example of a Victorian figural mantle clock.
      I worked at the furniture table when Roadshow kicked off the season in Boston a month ago. It was nice to host some of the other appraisers in my home city. I was filmed with a pretty interesting 18th century Goddard-Townsend school piece of furniture from Newport, Rhode Island.
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The Queen Anne form appeared to be a dressing table (lowboy) with a carved shell, but turned out to be the base section from what would have been an important Newport high chest (highboy) with a carved shell.
If it survives the cutting room, I hope you will have an opportunity to see the appraisal on the show next year.

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  • BudB 3 years 16 days ago
    This show has been a wonderful credit to the antique furniture loving community. Glad to see them incorporate antique professionals from the local communities as well.


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