East Tennessee PBS
Antique and Appraisal Fair
Saturday, July 28, 2017
William King Musuem Of Art | 415 Academy Drive | Abingdon, VA 24210
General Session: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
East Tennessee PBS INSIDER Session: 10:00 am to noon - Requires Advance Ticket Purchase, Buy Ticket Here**
Appraisers for the event include local antique experts, Joe Rosson and Rick Crane from the PBS antiques show and book of the same name, “Treasures in Your Attic.” Mr. Rosson is also the Knoxville News Sentinel antiques columnist. Also featuring John Case, President of Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals, and a regular speaker and appraiser throughout the Southeast, David Case and Mary Jo Case, owners of Anchor Antiques in Kingsport, Scott Bishop, owner of Westwood Antique & Design Market in Knoxville, and John Coleman, rare book dealer in Knoxville.
Joe Rosson is an antiques columnist for the the Knoxville News Sentinel and has appraised items for the PBS series “Treasures in Your attic” along with many appraisal events. He is also co-owner of the estate sales business Estate Antiques. Specialties include furniture, autographs, silver, dolls, paper & documents, glass, porcelain, and a wide range of art and general decorative items.
Rick Crane has appraised antiques for many appraisal events as well as the PBS series “Treasures in Your attic.” He is also co-owner of the estate sales business Estate Antiques. Specialties include glass, porcelain, art pottery, and general decorative arts.
John Case is the owner, founder and president of Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals. He has over 20 years experience researching and evaluating American antiques and art, with a specialization in early Southern decorative arts. John is an accredited member of the Appraisers Association of America (AAA). He is a graduate of Duke University, the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) course and exam, and a museum graduate course sponsored by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) at Wake Forest University. John has given lectures on Southern material culture at MESDA and the William King Regional Arts Center, appraised for the television show Treasures In Your Attic, and served as a contributing editor for the Frist Museum’s 2006 Art of Tennessee exhibit in Nashville. In 2012 he was appointed to the board of the Tennessee Executive Residence Preservation Foundation. Specialties include fine art, southern pottery, southern furniture, southern textiles, silver, folk art, Native American, Civil War, and general decorative arts.
Scott Bishop is an appraiser and dealer of antiques and art with over 40 years experience. Scott also holds a Masters Fine Arts in painting and design. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Pellissippi State Community College for over 10 years. Specialties include silver, porcelain, jewelry, glass, American furniture, mid century decorative arts, and fine art.
John Coleman has operated used and rare book shops in Knoxville continuously for over 21 years including the Kingston Pike Book Shop, Old City Book Shop, and The Book Eddy. In 2011, he opened Central Street Books on N. Central in Knoxville. He is a member of Independent Online Booksellers Association and the Tennessee Antiquarian Booksellers' Association. Specialties include books, documents and vinyl records.
**Tickets required for PBS Insider session
The appraisals are verbal-only, current market value estimates and cannot be used for insurance or other purposes.
Appraisals are $10 per item with the proceeds benefiting East Tennessee PBS