7 Most Valuable Antiques Roadshow Items

Joseph Kleitsch Oil Painting:

Appraised in New York in 2014, this painting dated around 1925 was originally purchased for $100. Fine art appraiser Debra Force estimated its gallery price at $500,000.

1907 Robert Henri Oil Painting:

A classic oil painting by American artist Robert Henri, appraised in San Diego in 2010, was valued between $250,000 $300,000 initially and later raised to $500,000 $700,000 in 2016.

1896 Frederic Remington Portrait with Letter:

A painting by Frederic Remington of Lea Febiger, with an accompanying letter, appraised in Birmingham in 2014, was valued at $600,000 $800,000.

Alexander Calder Mobile:

A mid-20th century mobile by American sculptor Alexander Calder, appraised in Miami Beach in 2010, was valued between $400,000 and $600,000 initially, with a later retail value of $2 million in 2021.

Navajo Ute First Phase Blanket:

Appraised in Tucson, Ariz., in 2001, this 19th-century Navajo blanket was initially valued at $350,000 $500,000, later raised to $1.5 million $2 million in 2021.

18th-Century Qianlong Jade Collection:

A stunning collection of Qianlong Jade, dating back to the 18th century, appraised in Raleigh, N.C., in 2009, was valued at $710,000 $1,070,000 at auction.

1904 Diego Rivera El Albañil Oil Painting:

Appraised in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 2012, this painting by Diego Rivera, dated to 1904, was valued at $800,000 $1 million initially, potentially retailing at $1.2 million $2.2 million in 2018.