Antiques Roadshow "San Jose" on WXXI-TV

Antiques Roadshow "San Jose" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 05/20/2010 - 9:00pm

Pictured: The Wet Nurse , by Carl Herpfer

Credit: ©Jeffrey Dunn

Valuable find: A painting entitled The Wet Nurse, by the German genre painter Carl Herpfer.

In San Jose, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford meet up at the historic Fallon House to examine works by prolific Western painter Astley David Middleton Cooper. A guest brings in a painting entitled The Wet Nurse , by the German genre painter Carl Herpfer. Appraiser Nan Chisholm marvels at his technique and assigns the painting a value of $80,000.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW airs Mondays at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT 21.1/cable 1011 and 11).

Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds. Mark L. Walberg hosts.

The 2010 season includes stops in Atlantic City, New Jersey; Raleigh, North Carolina; Madison, Wisconsin; Denver, Colorado; Phoenix, Arizona; and San Jose, California.