Antiques of America

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Notable appraisals from Antiques Roadshow (PBS)

Ten items are recognized as the most valuable items featured on the American Antiques Roadshow:

    • On July 23, 2011, a collection of Chinese cups carved from rhinoceros horns, believed to date from the late 17th or early 18th century was valued at $1–1.5 million at a show location in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    • Four pieces of Chinese carved jade and celadon ceramics dating to the reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736–1795), including a large bowl crafted for the Emperor, were given a conservative auction estimate of up to $1.07 million. However the items sold at auction for only $494,615.

 

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