Antiques Roadshow – 12 September 2021 – 12/9/2021 – Sunday – BBC

Series 44 Episode 1 of 19Fiona Bruce and the team visit Ham House in the London borough of Richmond-upon-Thames.

Could an exquisitely decorated 18th-century Chinese robe that was once kept in a dressing-up box have come from the court of the emperor? Asian Art specialist Lee Young thinks it might be the most important Chinese treasure ever found on the show – potentially worth a six-figure sum.

The team are excited to see a portrait by Indian-born artist FN Souza and a collection of silver from the Gulf state of Oman, while glass specialist Andy McConnell can’t believe two goblets engraved with images of the Crystal Palace were picked up for just £25.

Siobhan Tyrrell admires a dressing gown made by from a blanket by a German prisoner of war, while Mark Smith is moved by a sobering photo album that documents the moment British atomic bombs were tested in 1956, compiled by a British soldier who was an eyewitness to the event.

Ceramics specialist Serhat Ahmet challenges Fiona to spot the fake amongst a group of items made by the Sevres porcelain factory.


About Antiques Roadshow

Airing since 1979, this popular programme that has spawned multiple international versions travels across Britain (with occasional trips to other countries, such as Canada and Australia), bringing together in each location specialists in antiques and fine arts to have them appraise items brought in by local residents, whether they are collectors looking to turn trash into treasure or ordinary folks hoping Grandma’s old painting might now fund the kids’ education. Items featured on the programme often have an interesting story attached to them or have some connection to that episode’s venue. While some items that are brought in are worth a fortune, others are worthless.

This show is broadcast on BBC, also known as the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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