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My wife has a large collection of pottery and other

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My wife has a large collection of pottery and other memorabilia relating to John Wesley, the founder of the Mehodist Church. The collection was put together by her father, himself a Methodist minister. We took some examples to a BBC Antiques Roadshow at Bowood House where my wife was filmed in conversation with Henry Sandon. Frankly she knew far more about the subject than did Henry. The show was broadcast early this summer. Henry nevertheless gave an estimated value to to of the busts he picked out of several thousand pounds. We may have to dispose of the whole collection but have no idea whom to approach to get a sensible valuation for everything. Are you able to advise, please?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 7 months ago.

Hello,

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Glenda

Expert:  Nora replied 7 months ago.

Hello,

Are you considering the collection for donation or sale purposes?

~Nora

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Probably sale
Expert:  Nora replied 7 months ago.

Hi,

Could you outline what is in the collection and the relation of the pieces to Wesley?

~Nora