Antiques Roadshow: Baton Rouge, Part 1
Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 p.m.
The Roadshow explores treasures and garage sale discoveries in Baton Rouge.
Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Leigh Keno at Magnolia Mound Plantation to learn about Campeche chairs. Other highlights include a French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring, ca. 1930, purchased at auction for $30 as cubic zirconia ; a copy of the book The History of Magic, with an inscription from the owner’s old college roommate — Jim Morrison of The Doors; and four Rembrandt and James McNeill Whistler etchings that were collected by the guest’s father from around 1940 to 1960 and are appraised for $100,000.
Photo: Colleene Fesko (right) appraises a Peter Halley gouache on paper for $10,000 to $15,000 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.