The Duchess of Cornwall takes part in the Antiques Roadshow
Gorgeous in green! Camilla steps out in an elegant floral dress as she takes part in an episode of the Antiques Roadshow at the Eden Project in Cornwall
- Camilla, 75, visited the Eden Project to take part in the Antiques Roadshow
- The Duchess of Cornwall stepped out in a green floral print dress by Fiona Clare
- She brought along two items to be valued which will be revealed on the show
The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Eden Project to take part in an episode of the Antiques Roadshow on Tuesday.
Camilla, 75, who stepped out in a green floral print dress by London-based designer Fiona Clare, brought along two of her own items to be valued – which will be revealed when the show airs at some point next year.
The Cornish attraction’s two enormous ‘biome’ greenhouses hosted the show’s various experts, and crowds of local people brought their family heirlooms to be valued.
The royal appeared in great spirits as she took a walk through the Eden Project’s famous gardens with the show’s presenter Fiona Bruce.
The Duchess of Cornwall (left) has visited the Eden Project to take part in an episode of the Antiques Roadshow on Tuesday with presenter Fiona Bruce (right)
Camilla, 75, who stepped out in a green floral print dress by London-based designer Fiona Clare, brought along two of her own items to be valued
She took part in the ‘Guess the Mystery Object’ game with jewellery expert Geoffrey Munn.
BBC presenter Fiona looked sophisticated in a bright blue cropped blazer with a stripped T-shirt underneath.
She completed her ensemble with a pair of white jeans and comfortable trainers when walking alongside the royal.
Camilla met with 16-year-old Dylan Kilpatrick and his mother Amanda Fishlock, from Cornwall, who had brought along a painting by their ancestor, 19th century artist Robert Ponsonby Staples, featuring a family on a seaside outing.
The Cornish attraction’s two enormous ‘biome’ greenhouses hosted the show’s various experts, and crowds of local people brought their family heirlooms to be valued
The BBC presenter looked incredible in a bright blue cropped blazer with a stripped T-shirt underneath
Fiona, who completed her ensemble with a pair of white jeans and comfortable trainers, strolled around the garden with the Duchess
Camilla and BBC’s Fiona went through many contributors items that they wanted to get evaluated
Ms Fishlock explained the artist was a relative on her mother’s side, which is how the painting came to be in their possession.
When asked what Camilla had thought of the painting, Dylan said: ‘She said she was jealous, she said she really liked the figure in the foreground.’
Antiques Roadshow expert Frances Christie gave the painting a valuation of between £300 and £500.
Camilla also spoke with Sandra Matthews, 77, who brought along a prayer book that she believes once belonged to the famous 19th century French actress Sarah de Bernhardt.
Camilla made sure to stop and chat to members of the public as she made her way around the roadshow
Fiona and Camilla shared a giggle as they looked at what looked like a round glass Christmas tree bauble
Fiona looked unimpressed while looking at gold and silver arrows as the Duchess of Cornwall looked on laughing
The Duchess of Cornwall was greeted by a man in a smart uniform as she arrived at the roadshow
The presenter and the royal spoke to many people who showed up with their family heirlooms to be valued
Ms Matthews said she had bought the book 30 years ago and found the actress’s name written on the fly leaf.
‘Camilla was really interested because she knew who Sarah de Bernhardt was,’ Ms Matthews said.
Elsewhere, Camilla met with former cabinet maker Christopher Thorp, who had a book of furniture prices printed by the London Cabinet Makers Union in 1811.
Mr Thorp, who has since retrained as a tropical ecologist working for Plymouth University, said the Duchess had asked him about his former trade and his interest in the history of the craft.
Camilla added a bit more glamour to her ensemble by adding a gold coin necklace and a slick of pink lipstick
Camilla and Fiona walked around the stunning gardens and chatted before meeting members of the public
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