by Whitney Keen
Nashville Public Television is once again hosting the Antique & Fine Arts Appraisal Day, taking place at the Factory at Franklin. Attendees will meet with regional appraisers and receive a verbal evaluation of their items.Appraisers John Case, Charlie Clements, Chas Clements, Mike Cotter, Rick Crane, Berenice Denton, Sarah Campbell Drury, Kirsten Rabe Smolensky, Joe Spann, Sam Holden, Mike Mouret, Selma Paul, Len De Rohan, S.D. (Robin) Sinclair, Ph.D., Thompson, Mike Walton, and Julie Walton Garland are expected to attend.
Tickets are $75 for three items appraised and $150 for six items. Tickets are available for either the morning (9-11 am) or afternoon (1-4 pm) sessions. Attendees can team up with friends to bring three or six items. Appraisals will be given for items including Asian items, furniture, posters, toys, books, jewelry, firearms, and many more. For large items, such as furniture, clear and in-focus photographs are acceptable. The organizers ask that no arrowheads, burial material, Pre-Columbian items, ammunition, or items not easily moved by one person be brought to this event. All proceeds from this event directly support NPT’s educational, cultural, and civic programming.
The Nashville Public Television’s Antiques & Fine Arts Appraisal Day will take place on Saturday, June 25, from 9 am until 4 pm, at the Factory at Franklin. For more information, please visit www.wnpt.org/antiques.