Antiques Roadshow | Phoenix
Watch Monday, December 30, 2013 at 8pm on WMHT TV.
(Hour 2 | 8pm) ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg visits Phoenix' Desert Botanical Garden with appraiser Don Creswell for a discussion of antique botanical artwork. Program highlights include a 1982 bronze maquette by renowned sculptor Henry Moore; an heirloom amethyst jewelry collection; and an early abstract painting by noted modern artist Chuck Close, received by the guest's father as repayment of an $8 loan, valued at $100,000 to $150,000.
(Hour 3 | 9pm) In Phoenix, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Natalie Linn visit the Heard Museum to discuss American Indian basketry. Valuable find: A violin made by the Gagliano family in Naples in the early 1800s and a violin bow made in France in the shop of Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume - the pair estimated to be worth between $72,000 and $94,000.