Auctioneers & Appraisers • Family Owned Since 1870

will be conducting an
Exceptional Auction
Sunday, May 19th, 2013 • 11:00 a.m.

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This auction will feature Major Asian, Lighting, 20th c. Design, Mid-Century Modern, 18th, 19th & 20th c. Furniture, Decorative Objects, Exceptional Art, Sterling, Effigy Beakers, Pottery, Jewelry, Oriental Rugs and other important objects of vertu. Rare and fabulous La Maison Desny lamps stamped “Desny Paris,” Pair of rare Boris Lacroix table lamps (This is the first time a pair has ever been offered for auction.) Tiffany Studio Fleur de Lis leaded lamp (signed and numbered), Ornate bronze chandelier and matching sconces. Venetian chandelier. Other lamps to include Mezzega, Vladimir Kagen, Robert Sonneman, Vigo.

20th Century Design: Pair of acid etched and enameled Philip and Kelvin Laverne chair tables, Important John Vesey classic folding bench (circa 1958.) Harvey Probber Mayan Sofa, George Nelson and Associates home office desk model 4658, Herman Miller 1946, Florence Knoll extended bench, 2nd generation Eames RAR. Pair of 1970’s chrome etageres by Milo Baughman, Pair glass consoles by Fiam, Warren Platner settee, for Knoll original label USA 1966, Extremely rare set of six “Tatlin” Chairs by Vladimir Tatlin, Outstanding set of six brass plated dining chairs by Mastercraft, Harvey Probber eight drawer jewelry chest, Severin Hansen pair night stands, Eames 670 and 671 chairs and ottoman, Set of eight Peter Hvidt dining chairs, Pair of Vladimir Kagen Lucite chairs and dining table. Bruno Matheson, Paul Frankl, Roger Sprunger, Paul McCobb, Maitland Smith, Edward Wormley and Charles and Ray Eames and other famous designers and manufacturers.

Art: Outstanding oil, landscape signed William R. Leigh, fabulous oil signed Astley D.M. Cooper, Indians and Campfire, Art by Mark Kostabi, Alejandro Arostegue. Serigraphs by Peter Max, Watercolors by W.J. Schuldach. Other artists to include P. Chelko, M. Scott, H.H. Wessel, J. Rettig, L.C. Vogt, R. Grooms, R. Ducal, signed Serigraph by Charlie Harper and several other noteworthy artists.

Silver, fabulous Large Sterling Kirk and Sons “Castle” Pattern tea set, Two hundred and forty piece set of Gorham, “Chantilly” flatware, Fine Mexican large tea set, salts, serving pieces and other fine silver.

Collection of Asian, Peruvian, Alaskan. Fabulous gilded bronze “Tantic Avalokitesvara” possibly 17th to 18th Century. Bronze Buddha, fabulous bronze Shiva and other wonderful figures, vessels, censer, Pre-Columbian, jade earrings circa 1000 AD. Effigy beakers 1100-1400 AD, Inca effigy beaker 1470-1532, carving by IVU and other artifacts (all from Private Collections), Clocks, Porcelains, ivories, Swiss sublime Harmone double comb music box, Porcelain game set, four 17th Century Illuminated manuscripts, Jewelry Bronze Mejii period umbrella stand, Tiffany glass, Anita Dube folk art sculpture, wonderful large stain glass window, 19th c. marquetry corner cabinet, 19th c. chair back settee, curly maple blanket chest, Queen Ann lowboy, Mahogany curio cabinet and other fine 19th & 20th c. furniture. 1979 Mercedes Benz 450SL, Roadster.

This property is from several Estates and Private Homes in Wisconsin, Naples and Miami Beach Florida, Pennsylvania, New York & from several fine homes in the Cincinnati area.



J. Louis Karp • Jonas Karp
(5th generation)
Auctioneers & Appraisers
Family owner since 1871
137 West Fourth St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-2705
Phone 513-621-1280 • Fax 513-621-1281 •
E-mail [email protected]

For additional and complete condition report, call Jonas Karp 513-621-1280 or email: [email protected]
Jonas Karp will give you a complete report on any item we sell.
Jonas is very knowledgeable in all fields and especially 20th Century Design.

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