Welcome


Since 1870 Main Auction Galleries Inc. has grown from a small family business to a nationally recognized Auction House. We are located in the finest area of downtown Cincinnati, within 3 blocks of all major hotels and restaurants. Our building comprises over 40,000 square feet, with our first floor being both our showroom and auction floor. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and professionalism is known not only in this region but nationally as well as worldwide. We work closely with attorneys, executors, trust officers, institutions, organizations, private consignors as well as individuals. We both appraise and liquidate estates and homes throughout the United States. We have provided the highest quality merchandise to local, national and international individuals for the past 139 years. We have a full time staff each being an expert in their respective fields.

J. Louis Karp
Appraiser & Principal Auctioneer

Jonas Karp
Appraiser/Auctioneer - 5th Generation

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Andrew Spence Oil
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Bert Stern Silkscreens
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Xiao Guo Hoi Oil
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Sam Francis Lithograph
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Jaochim Berthold Bronze
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Edward Potthast Oil
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Dixie Seldon Oil
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Henry Mosler Oil
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Leon Kroll Oil
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William Potter Oil
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Piero Fornasetti Screen
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Art Glass Lamps
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Art Glass Lamps
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Art Glass Lamps
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Loring Andrews Sterling Pitcher
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Paul McCobb Shovel Chairs
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Italian Ceramics
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Laverne Coffee Table
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Romeo Rega Etagere
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Ilana Goor Dining Chairs
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T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Chests
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Harvey Probber Slipper Chairs
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Van Buren, Grabe and Webb Chaise