Sacramento antiques dealer Brian WitherellLoading
  • Brian Witherell rests on the horn of an ox while chatting about different California antiques in his warehouse on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques. These items will be part of the 2014 Grass Valley Old West Antiques Show that Witherell now produces.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • A valuable necklace is part of the collection of antiques set aside on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif., for an upcoming auction. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques. This chain and watch fob (as well as smaller pins) are made of gold quartz, a prized memento from Gold Rush days.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Brian Witherell says this collection of antiques shows the diversity of things he has in his collection on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques. In the background are two gold-gilded lamposts (from the collection of the late Eppie Johnson) from San Francisco depicting Gold Rush scenes. They flank a gigantic mechanical music box with 27-inch discs. In the foreground is an antique gold scale. At right is a classic cigar store Indian. These items will be featured in the Grass Valley Old West Antiques Show.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Brian Witherell says he doesn't have expensive antiques in his house but antiques that mean something to him on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • This unique furniture is part of the collection of antiques that Brian Witherell is fond of on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques. This one-of-a-kind furniture set, dating from the late 1800s, was made with longhorn cattle horns, oak, walnut and copper fittings. This set is particularly unusual in that it was made in California, not Texas.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • A framed poster is showcased on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques. This 1890s poster promoting F.B. Knauer's Pacific Brewery in Sacramento is believed to be one of a kind. It's estimated auction price: $7,000 to $10,000. It will be up for sale at the Grass Valley Old West Antiques Show.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Brian Witherell holds a Tiffany sterling silver champagne bucket on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques. The bucket came from the long-gone Baldwin Hotel, the playground of Lucky Baldwin. In the background is a Wooten desk with more than a hundred drawers -- noting plenty of early California history.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Brian Witherell adjusts an antique mirror in one of the newly remodeled offices on Tuesday April 22, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. He's still moving in. A regular on "Antiques Road Show," dealer Witherell is world famous and specializes in early California and Gold Rush Antiques. His offices and workplace are very modern but filled with yesteryear. This mirror was made by Whittier Fuller and Co. of Sacramento. "It's the only piece by them I've ever seen," he said.
    Renee C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
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