Antiques Roadshow guest taken aback by value of broken 125-year-old vases ‘Oh gosh!’

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Antiques Roadshow guest taken aback by value of broken 125-year-old vases ‘Oh gosh!’

The guest continued: “It’s beautiful. As a child, I think on one occasion I was allowed to take them down to try and recreate the design of the flowers by painting on paper.

“It wasn’t a success, so I’m glad I’ve still got the originals.”

“They’re not signed anywhere but it doesn’t need that,” John shared.

“I know who they’re by, and that’s a man names Desire Leroy. A French artist, he came to Derby as a great all-round decorator.

Published at Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:52:00 +0000

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