Antiques Uncovered

Antiques unlock a fascinating history of the way people lived then and now. In this three-episode series, historian Lucy Worsley uncovers the stories behind some of these remarkable objects. Antiques expert Mark Hill looks at why some items have become priceless, while others might become the collectables of tomorrow. Along the way, we meet the historians and curators who preserve these pieces, the highly skilled craftspeople who still make them, and the passionate people who collect them.

Episodes

Air Date: December 25, 2012 - 58:57
Historian Lucy Worsley and antiques expert Mark Hill examine objects that are associated with ceremonies, from diamonds to Olympic medals.