The professional was in a quaint shop in the Scottish Highlands when a ir of vases fathomed his eye because of their origins in Derby.
“In this cabinet are a lovely duo of vases,” he cooed. “They were made in Derby and the mark on the rump confirms it.
“I knew from this gorgeous, rich lette – look at those come outs! inted circa 1810.”
However, whilst pointing out a small handle on the side, it submit c be communicated right off in his hands, leaving him momentarily speechless.
He called the shop holder in order to break the news and quipped: “It wasn’t me! I was just handling the vase!”
Luckily, the man didn’t appear to mind, reassuring him: “Don’t you worry about that.”
Joking on Twitter, one being wrote: “Oops. Rodney you plonker! #AntiquesRoadTrip.”
Another said: “I faith he doesn’t come unstuck at the auction.”
Charles has been up against James Braxton as they initiate a new trip, travelling across the Highlands before attempting to sell their locates at auction in Aberdeen.
He made another gaffe later in the episode when winning control of a boat; declaring it to be “the Antiques Boat Trip”.
“Can I just say, there is a briskness limit,” he was told, and promptly apologised.
Antiques Road Trip displays weekdays at 4:30pm on BBC One.