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Main Auction Galleries

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.
137 West 4th St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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Upcoming Auctions from Main Auction Galleries

2013 "W" $50.00 Gold Rev. Proof DCAM PF 70
1834 AU58 Bust  Half Dollar;1893 CC Morgan Dollar VF 35
Starts on: Sep 30, 2023 12:00 PM EDT
Cincinnati, OH, US3 days Left
Frank Duveneck (1848-1929) Oil (Cincinnati, Germany)
Artus Van Briggle Rookwood Standard Indian Vase, #614CBaker Furniture Co. Louis XVI Writing Table
Starts on: Oct 22, 2023 11:00 AM EDT
Cincinnati, OH, US

Bidder Reviews for Main Auction Galleries (157)

4.6 out of 5.0 Stars

8 Latest Top ReviewsSee All

Irvine, CA

Sep 25, 2023
Overall good deal
Accurate description, somewhat fair shipping time. Thank you
Continental Silver Bud Vases

Somerset, KY

Sep 23, 2023
Small auction house with great finds
Always something cool at Main Auction in Cincinnati
Pair of Pearl Bracelets

Minneapolis, MN

Jun 29, 2023
Very Accomodating Auction House
Thank you for your communication and patience. It is always a pleasure to work with auction houses like yourself.
Loet Vanderveen Bronze Camel Sculpture

Cincinnati, OH

Jun 17, 2023
Honest, cooperative, easy pick up and helpful with loading items.
Chinese Wood Carrier with Handle

Cleveland, OH

Mar 29, 2023
Truly one of my FAVORITE auction houses
It's almost a challenge to write a review for Main Auction Galleries because they do everything so well. Their auctions consistently feature well-curated and unique items for every price point. Payment is easy and I've never had a problem with the shippers on their list. Most importantly, their staff is knowledgeable, friendly, professional, and a pleasure to work with. I couldn't be happier with my winnings.
Ruth Phillips Manning’s Scatter Pins

Columbus, OH

Feb 19, 2023
Great auction house
Love this auction house in downtown Cincinnati-interesting items, decent % auction fee, nice folks answering their phone-will do business with this auction house again
Artist Signed Bronze and Marble Bird Sculpture

Federal Way, WA

Jan 05, 2023
First time bidding at Main Auction Galleries and everything was Super from ease of bidding, ease of paying on line and working with one of their listed shippers. What more can a buyer ask for? Hope to find more treasures with them again! Thank you!
Assembled 18th Century Candlesticks

Oconomowoc, WI

Oct 30, 2022
The folks at Main Auction Galleries are always so helpful and prompt.
We love picking up our items here, the team is so helpful and everything is ready for us when we get there. We will be back again soon!
Gwen Doppler (1927-2021) Collage (IL,OH)

Past Auctions from Main Auction Galleries

Date: Descending
Rare Napoleon III Style Ebonized And Porcelain Mounted Burl Walnut Escritoire
Hadji Jalilil TalbrizFratelli Peruzz 800 Silver Fighting Cockerels


Sep 10, 2023 2:32 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Napoleon III Style Bronze & Stone Mounted Cabinet
Louis XV Gilt Bronze Boulle Marquetry Figural ClockEnterprise Cast Iron No. 216 Coffee Grinder


Sep 09, 2023 4:15 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Harry Bertoia Pendant
Chanel Classic Quilted Leather Bag with Flap18K Gold Cleopatra Style Necklace


Sep 02, 2023 3:17 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Carved Italian Renaissance Sideboard
Paul Swan (1884-1972) Oil of Gentleman In full length  coat and scarf (NY, NE, IL)Emile Galle Decanter

Antiques, Rugs, Autographs, & Decor

May 27, 2023 2:24 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
1915 20 Pesos Cuba Jose Marti Gold Coin
1878 Indian Princess Head 3 Dollar Gold CoinGreat Britain 1700s Penny Group King George Era

Spring Coin & Gold Collection

Apr 23, 2023 3:03 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Tad Thunder, Bronze of Young Lad
Outstanding French Marble Top Parlor TableItalian or French Tole Lemon Trees

Furniture, Art, & Decor

Mar 19, 2023 4:00 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Romain de Tirtoff (Erte) (1892-1992) "Twilight" Bronze (France)
Edward Wormley Cosmopolitan GlobeMCM Ceramic Table Lamp

Eclectic Collection

Feb 26, 2023 8:45 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Loet  Vanderveen  Bronze Ram Sculpture
A. John Pelletier (20th Century) Oil (USA)18th Century Chestnut Georgian Chest.

Outstanding Decorative Auction

Jan 28, 2023 4:01 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Outstanding Gilded Bronze Candlesticks
Buccellati Sterling " Grande Imperial" Flatware SetOutstanding Lyon and Heily Gilt Decorated Harp

The Phillip Manning Collection Maysville, KY

Dec 17, 2022 4:10 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Henry Lawrence Faulkner (1924-1981) Oil (Lexington)
David Geenty (B. 1985) Sterling Horse SculptureAfter Isidore Jules Bonheur (1827-1901) Bronze

Amazing Collection from Troy Ohio

Nov 20, 2022 4:41 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
1880-O Morgan Silver $1 Coin
1952 Franklin Half Dollar Proof Silver CoinDraped Bust Silver Rounds

Private Collection of Coins

Oct 22, 2022 2:28 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Stephen Rolfe Powell (1951-2019) Massive Screamers sculpture
Hannes Beckmann (1909-1976/1977) Acrylic (NY,NH/Germany)Martin Eisler and Carlo Hauner Co Stela Lounge Chair and Ottoman

MCM, Art, Rugs, Lighting, & Pinball Machines

Oct 09, 2022 4:31 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
1947 Mexico Gold 50 Pesos Coin
1893 Morgan Silver $1 Coin2011 $1 Silver Eagle 25th Anniversary Coin Set

Private Collection of Coins Part 2

Sep 10, 2022 3:05 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Vintage Aldo Londi Bitossi Rimini Blue Bull
Large Ercole Barovier Mugnoni Purple Vase 1938Bitossi Meridian Raymor Howard Miller Wall Clock


Sep 03, 2022 1:20 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Unusual Alien Sculpture
Outstanding Neoclassical Console TableLarge Corinthian Columns

The Eyes of Deems Meyer

Aug 21, 2022 4:21 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
2013-W $50 Gold Buffalo Reverse Early Release Proof Coin
1947 Mexico Gold 50 Pesos Coin1879 Morgan Silver $1 Coins

Private Collection of Coins Part 1

Jul 30, 2022 3:18 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Rare Carved Jade Seated Figure
Chinese Horseshoe ChairsChinese Export Temple Jars

Fine Asian Art & Decor

Jul 03, 2022 12:23 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953) Oil (NM, CA, Cincinnati)
Presentation Gorham Sterling Silver Punch Bowl, Ladle & CupsOutstanding Burl Walnut Renaissance Revival Victorian Bed

Premier Sale

Apr 24, 2022 4:42 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Jonas Gerard (B-1941) Mix Media (NC, Florida)
Harry Balmer Table LampsHans Wegner “The Chair"

Mid-Century Modern Sale

Mar 06, 2022 2:45 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Knute Rockne 1940's Movie Poster
Muhammad Ali Signed L.E. LithographBig Red Machine Signed Warner Bros. Themed Lithograph

The Collection of Dr. Rick Abrahamson

Jan 22, 2022 12:37 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Important Jeff Lederman Coffee Table
Mastercraft "Chinese" Chests/ DressersVintage Grundig Majestic 7080 WF Stereo Console Radio

Mid-Century Modern/Art/Oriental Rugs/Sterling

Jan 09, 2022 4:08 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
U.S. 1909/8 $20 St. Gaudens Gold Coin
U.S. 2011 $5 Gold Eagles (5) Total100 ozt. Silver Bar

Exceptional Gold and Silver Coins

Dec 04, 2021 3:04 PM EST
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Che Chuang (Born 1934) Mixed Media (China)
Los Altos Bannister Garden Console TableOutstanding Cast Iron Winged Gargoyles

Fine Decorative Auction

Oct 24, 2021 3:26 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended
Sebastiano Ricci (1659-1754) Attribution
Carved Folk Art Totem PoleRare Frank Herschede Hall Clock

Art, Asian, Garden, Oriental Rugs, & Décor

Aug 15, 2021 4:39 PM EDT
United StatesCincinnati, OH, US
Auction Ended

Record Auction Results for Main Auction Galleries

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Pair of 16th Century Chinese Bowls.: Pair of mallow green glaze melon shaped bowls. Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng mark (1723-1725). Size, Bowl 5.5 diameter X 3h(bowl only). Collection of Dr. Robert Kemper.
Sep 07, 2014
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Steinway & Sons Oak Grand Piano: Oak case (#-X2748) and serial #1978877. Oak panels with carved oak borders. Unusual barley twist legs with carved flower joining with graceful curved stretcher. Twelve legs with harp. Model "M". 1931.
Mar 31, 2019
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Pair Egyptian Throne Chairs: Pair outstanding and rare extremely carved and inlaid chairs with relief carved ivory and exotic hard woods. The carved ivory reliefs are truly outstanding with Tutankhamun. seated while his queen ser
Feb 10, 2013
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Georg Jensen Sterling Flatware "Acorn": 150 pieces Denmark, Johan Rohde, 13 dinner forks, 16 salad forks, 10 teaspoons, 18 lagre spoons, 8 ice tea spoons, 12 salad forks, 12 cream soup, 8 skinny forks, 14 varioiusa size small spoons, 7 0dd
Oct 23, 2011
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Amazing Kirk and Sons Castle Tea Set: Fabulous Sterling Silver Tea Set with matching tray. All pieces have embossed castles, houses, trees, columns and birds. Tilt hot water and stand and alcohol burner, on feet, coffee pot both with Ivor
May 19, 2013
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George Morrison (1919-2000) Oil: Oil on Masonite, untitled, abstract expressionist. Signed ll and dated 1961. Size 8.25 x 12.5 sight.
Apr 17, 2016
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Chicago Hardware Foundry Stools: Rare, Outstanding set of 14 bar stools. Brass and original Naugahyde. Cat tail and hog hair upholstery. (Please note: a magnet does not stick to any of the stools!) 16W x 17D x 39H.
Sep 07, 2014
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Charles & Ray Eames ESU 420-C: Charles & Ray Eames ESU 400-C. (47w x 17d x 58h). Eames storage unit 400-C, Herman Miller, 1952, birch plywood, lacquered Masonite, chrome-plated steel, fiberglass, birch, enameled steel. Literature;
May 20, 2018
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Joan Miro (1893-1983 Spain): Original abstract lithograph, pencil signed LR and numbered 32/75. Framed under glass. Estate of Dr. Maurice Marsh. Size 41 x 28.25
Feb 10, 2013
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Outstanding 19th Century Foo Dogs: Pair of marble Foo Dogs resting on Lotus form base. Amazing detail. Size, 12.5W x 17D x 30.5H
Sep 07, 2014
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Charles and Ray Eames: Special order 670 Lounge chair and 671 Ottoman. Herman Miller, 1956/1960. Rosewood, leather, enameled aluminum and rubber. This special order chair and ottoman feature pastel blue leather, a rare colo
Oct 20, 2013
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Goyard: Outstanding 1920's steamer trunk. Goyard signature and pattern. All leather pulls present but not attached. (See photo) Probably will not see one in this condition again. Former property of W. H. Jass
Feb 10, 2013
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Pair of Chinese Carved Ivory Tusks: Exquisitely carved and detail tusk in form of figures on fitted bases. Each example signed to underside. Size: Damage,: 29.5h. Not Damaged, 31.5h. Cannot be shipped Internationally
Apr 27, 2014
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