Manage episode 231978198 series 2305039
Wes Cowan is an anthropologist, auctioneer, and appraiser of antiques. He is an owner of Cowan's Auctions, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Cowan is a licensed auctioneer in Ohio and received a B.A. and M.A. in Archeologist from the University of Kentucky, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Michigan. Cowan has been a regular in the PBS series Antiques Roadshow and History Detective. Wes Cowan explains what it's like to be an appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow and eleven seasons on the History Detectives, including one of the best items he appraised over the last 15 years.