Ultimate Restorations

The Illions Supreme Carousel: A Rare Masterpiece

Season 1, Episode 7 of 8

The Illions Supreme was once the largest and most spectacular carousel from renowned master carver Marcus Charles Illions, with individual horses valued in the millions today. Incredibly, its provenance faded away under weather and cheap paint and it languished in storage for almost 60 years. Piecing it back together requires engineers and artists alike, but the results are breathtaking.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
11/21/2014
10:30 p.m.
11/22/2014
5 a.m.
2/18/2016
10 p.m.
2/19/2016
5 a.m.
7/25/2018
noon
7/26/2018
2 a.m.
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