|Auction Tuesday December 19th, 2017
Fine Auction Tuesday, December 19th, 10:30 A.M.
On View: Monday December 18th, 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m.
This auction consists of Art, Jewelry, Sterling, Fine Modern Design, Fine Furniture, Objects of Art, Primitives, and Decorative Décor.
Part 1 of the Collection of David C Harriman. David was elegant, a sophisticated fixture of our city. He always attended opening nights and social gatherings. He had the look of a graceful matinee idol from the glory days of Hollywood. He was a tireless activist for gay rights and influential philanthropist. Through out his life, both in Cincinnati as well as Covington, Ky., he encouraged talented artists and business people. His vision in life was to help businesses and theaters. He was gracious and humble and unassuming. He will be remembered for all who knew him forever.
Jewelry, Silver, Objects: Wonderful selection of 19th and 20th Century cameo's in 10k and 14k yellow gold, fancy bezels, all carved, in fine condition, circa 1850-1910, 10k yellow gold ring with amethyst, 14k yellow gold bracelet with cz and sapphires, 14k bracelet, channel set with cz, several rings, look good, all fake, 14k yellow gold, Baume and Mercer, Geneve lady's watch, lizard band, boxes of fun costume jewelry, necklaces, pins, bracelets, and other fun jewelry, Sterling, pair candlesticks, syrup and tray, flower vase, odd pieces, fancy silver on copper toast holder, collapsible sides, pair of silver on copper ice buckets, chinaware, glassware.
Mid-Century Design and Contemporary: E. Kornes early lounge chair and ottoman, leather and chrome, Robert Propst style drafting stool, faux bamboo sliding top server, Contemporary 1950's style dining table and six chairs by Vitro, St. Louis, chrome and Formica, industrial stools, accessories, 1950's style two part mirrored glass cabinet with oak trim and gilt high lighting, Paul McCobb style globe on stand, Philipee Stark ghost chair, Paul Mayer Habitat table lamps, signed vases, Jan Brenner large canter bowl, Kentucky artist, Fine two part leather sectional contemporary design, loose cushions, purchased from Arhaus Furniture and Arhaus coffee table, chrome and brass etagere, pair Danish style table lamps.
Fine Furniture: Fine Victorian walnut parlor table, white marble top, wonderful base, circa 1850-1860, Decorated Bombay chests, cabinets, one with iron frame. Victorian glass door walnut bookcase, right side on crown damaged, mahogany frame dresser bench, Painted armoire, two-part secretary, four drawer chest, cherry 19th Century serving stand with turned legs, rustic outdoor patio furniture table, chairs, rocker, fine roll arm loose cushion sofa, lime green upholstery, tables, chairs, cabinet.
Art: John Stobart "Cincinnati The Queen City of the West" in 1876, signed LR and original etching on left corner of paddlewheel, 17/100, beautifully framed and matted (Purchased from Closson's), 671/750, Black and white print ,signed W. Waite 1/100, watercolor landscape signed C. Britton 1990, Watercolor R.J. Lloyd and 1982, oil on Batik, oil, Haitian, of several people, illegible, pair Batiks, black figures, oil acrylic flowers, three Dali wood cuts, signed in plate, of figures, head, very weird, Folk art oil by G. Steward 1968, two awesome acrylic modernistic design, Vern Rader from David's colle4ction, oil fish, (carp), V Rader, Picasso print of figure marked 28.1.69 I, Photo Kathy Wade, signed to David with love, Oriental sketch, most of this art described above is from David's collection.
Selection of Objects and Miscel: Jade disc on stand, Imari vase, signed glass disc and metal tree sculpture, Pottery floral plates for Tiffany, Large Murano glass bowl, crystal regulator, brass and glass case, Mercury pendulum, assortment of miniatures from Mr. Herriman's collection, vases, animals, boxes, birds, Royal Daulton, and other collectibles that were either given to David or purchased on several trips. Harley Bubble, Coffee Mill converted into lamp, flatware, stainless steel by Waterford, china by Dansk, all white, two tag-a-longs, kitchen accessories (From Twin Lakes Condominium), purses, selection of Table Lamps, more carnival games, tin cans, old dolly, yoke, and just fun items. Kodak stereo, camera in case, Kodak #35 in case, Ricoh KR56 camera, Weber grill, German music box, six songs, painted box.
Wishing all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Main Auction Galleries, Inc.