Expert appraisers from the Rago Arts and Auction Center are on the road again with Antiques Roadshow this summer. Four of Rago’s specialists will join Roadshow on its tour of eight cities throughout the U.S.: Detroit, MI on June 1; Jacksonville, FL on June 8; Anaheim, CA on June 22; Boise, ID on June 29; Knoxville, TN on July 13; Baton Rouge, LA on July 27; Kansas City, MO on August 10; and Richmond, VA on August 17. The episodes filmed this summer will make up the series 18th season to broadcast on PBS in 2014.
David Rago and Suzanne Perrault, who have appeared on Roadshow since its first season, will again take their places at the pottery and porcelain table, appearing in all the cities on the tour save for Jacksonville (David) and Detroit (Suzanne). Meredith Hilferty, who heads Rago’s Fine Art department, will appraise at the paintings and drawings table in Jacksonville, Knoxville, Baton Rouge and Kansas City. Sarah Churgin, who heads Rago’s Jewelry and Silver department will appraise jewelry in Anaheim and Boise.
Rago's is the largest and leading auction house in New Jersey - an internationally-known venue through which to buy and sell since 1994, providing global reach and personal service. One of the top auction houses in the field of 20th century design since its inception, today Rago's expertise covers centuries of fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry, silver, currency and ethnographic property. Rago's offer free valuations for all property appropriate for auction or private, with free walk-in appraisal on most Mondays year-round. Rago’s appraisal division handles valuations for insurance, charitable donation, taxation, equitable distribution and sale.
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About Rago Arts and Auction Center
Since 1994, Rago's has served thousands of sellers and buyers with a singular blend of global reach and personal service. Originally specialists in 20th century design, today Rago's expertise covers centuries of fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry and ethnographic property. It is a world-class venue through which to buy and sell. It is also a destination for those who seek to learn and share knowledge about art, antiques and collecting, offering free valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections and estates), appraisals and auction exhibitions in house and online. Rago's, the largest and leading auction house in New Jersey, is located midway between Philadelphia and New York.
About ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, ten-time Emmy® Award
nominated Antiques Roadshow is in its 17th broadcast season and is the top-rated ongoing
primetime PBS series. The series is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. The series is
produced for PBS under license from the BBC by WGBH. The Executive Producer is
Marsha Bemko. Antiques Roadshow is sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance
and Subaru. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers.
Antiques Roadshow press materials, including streaming video and downloadable photos, are available at pbs.org/pressroom.
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