PBS’s Antiques Roadshow Appraiser Nicholas Dawes will be in St. Augustine to give an Appraisal Demonstration and a Lecture. The two events are part of the Lightner Museum’s fall programming schedule which seeks to highlight the Dressing Downton’ exhibition.
Mr. Dawes moved to the United States from England in 1979 to pursue a career as an auctioneer, appraiser, author, lecturer and antiques dealer at prestigious firms such as Phillips and Sotheby’s. As a member of the Heritage Auctions team based in New York City, Mr. Dawes brings a wealth of experience and knowledge primarily focused on the history of ceramics, glass, silver and other decorative arts. His experience also includes being a faculty member at Parsons School of Design and a lecturer at the Columbia Business School and Bard Graduate Center.
Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:30am — The Treasures of Downton: An Appraiser’s View will be at the Casa Monica Hotel. This talk will focus primarily on the decorative objects d’art typically found in the great English homes of the 19th century.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:00am — a demonstration of Mr. Dawes’ appraisal methods will be given in Flagler College‘s luxurious Flagler Room. Special ticket purchasers will be invited to bring in one small object for Mr. Dawes to appraise during this morning event.
Tickets to the lecture and appraisal clinic can be purchased by clicking on the event website link.