The Historic
James N. Gamble Estate

Saturday August 23, 10 am

8400 Blome Rd., (Indian Hill)
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Period Furniture • Grand Piano • Oriental Rugs • Art • Lighting • Handel Lamps • KPM Plaque • Fine China & Porcelain • Marble Busts • Clocks • Silver • Bronze • Pottery • Cut & Art Glass • Regina Music Box • 100s Books • Textiles • Collectibles & More

Hazelton Bros. Grand Piano
in a mahogany case with carved round bulbous legs and ball feet.
S# 24136. Plays beautifully. 75" x 59" x 39". ca 1900.

A RARE opportunity to own treasures from one of Cincinnati’s Most Prominent Families. Auction proceeds will benefit the Greenacres Foundation which was established by Louis and Louise Dieterle Nippert to promote their love of the environment, sustainable agriculture and the cultural arts by educating children and providing community experiences. The Nipperts were noted Cincinnati philanthropists, arts patrons and former proud owners of the World Champion Cincinnati Reds baseball team. Mr. Nippert is the great grandson of Industrialist James Gamble (1803-1891) (co-founder of Procter & Gamble), grandson of James N. Gamble (1836-1932) (inventor of Ivory Soap) and son of Maud Gamble and Judge Alfred K. Nippert. The University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium is a memorial to Louis Nippert’s brother James Gamble Nippert.

Period Furniture • Lighting • Marble Busts

A spectacular collection of Period and Antique furniture including: A stunning marquetry adorn mahogany and walnut corner cabinet w/ a scalloped and pierced bonnet, shaped pediment, mutined glass paned double doors, nautical inlay & bracket feet, ca 1830, 8' x 42" x 18". Walnut & cherry wood Rococo / Renaissance Revival period carved sideboard w/ marble top, multi-doors and drawers, carved wildlife & floral motifs on front, two piece construction, ca 1860, 8½' x 54" x 22". Walnut dbl. pedestal DR table w/ middle support leg, (6) 12" leaves, accompanied by (12) matching DR chairs, ca 1885. Oak tilt-top bench / table, ca 1860, 52" x 53" x 34". Burled walnut (6 pc.) balloon back parlor set w/ settee and side chairs, ca 1870. Metrostyle Pianola Themodist w/ player rolls. Marquetry decorated fruitwood credenza / bookcase (1850) w/ ornate ormolu busts and (3) doors w/ shelves within. (2) Carved slant front mahogany & walnut secretary desks. Oak carved (2) drawer desk w/ gargoyle & claw feet motifs. Carved single pedestal (4) leg round table w/ acanthus carved claw feet. French designed mahogany vitrine w/ curved glass door & sides, ormolu and inlay. Carved winged lion stand / table w/ gallery atop, ca 1870. 5' x 2½' Oak curio cabinet. Walnut (ca 1900) curved glass china cabinet w/ mirrored interior. Carved wall cabinets w/ shelves & drawers. Mission (A & C) style ca 1900 mahogany (2) and (3) glass door bookcases w/ Henshaw labels, 72" & 57" x 43" x 14". Walnut (7.5’ x 54”) dbl. door w/ drawers knockdown armoire. Carved cherry & walnut (3pc.) BR set w/ ornate head & foot board dbl. size bed, armoire and a decorative dresser w/ swivel mirror, ca 1900. Maple & walnut (3 pc.) BR set w/ dbl. size bed, washstand and a dresser w/ swivel mirror. Carved claw footed (ca 1850) game table. Marble top tables & revolving book stand. Curved glass vitrine w/ mirrored back interior & painted front. Eastlake 7' MT walnut washstand w/ (3) drawers, (1) door and swivel mirror. Maple slant front desk. Walnut vanity w/ mirror. (3) Attractively carved (ca 1870-90) sheet music cabinets. Brass & Iron single & dbl. size beds. Youth size walnut ca 1875 bed w/ side rails & carved head & foot boards. Macey & G.W. stack bookcases. Mirrors. Hand ptd. (2) panel leather screen w/ embossed back motifs. Many oak & walnut tables & stands. Ebonized mahogany fireplace swivel screen w/ silk panel. Willcox & Gibbs treadle sew. mach. in oak multi-drawer cabinet. Curved glass door mahogany & walnut secretary-bookcase w/ claw feet. Multi-horn (ca 1900) armchair. Carved oak chest w/ seat, claw feet and M-O-T-M motifs. Brass chest w/ embossed surface. Oak (A & C) style sleeper sofa. Walnut (5 dr.) Eastlake chest. Tufted uph. “S” shaped loveseat. MANY oak, walnut, cherry & maple chairs, rockers w/ cane seats & backs, ottomans & footstools. Wicker planters & chairs. More furniture & steamer trunks.

LIGHTING: (6) Complete ca 1890 chandeliers from the Gamble house including stained /slag glass A & C square & multi-sided paned panels, cone & reverse dome alabaster & glass shades. Other smaller chandelier frames. (2) Handel Art Glass shade (reverse) boudoir/table (#6558) & desk lamps w/ bronze bases. Other table & floor/piano lamps.

MARBLE BUSTS: (2) Lovely Italian marble female busts signed by F. Pugi, 27" & 24" tall. One marble sculpture (30" x 13") depicting a young boy holding a toy top. (4) John Rogers plaster statues titled: “Four males playing football,” “Checkers at the farm,” “Wounded to the rear – one more shot” and “Taking the oath and drawing rations.” (4) Marble 4'– 4½' pedestals in green & off white tones. See our website for pics.

Oriental Rugs • Paintings & Prints

Over (40) antique and other oriental rugs including: Many Sarouk, Unpainted Sarouk, Heriz, Ivory Sarouk, Ferahan & Kerman room size rugs ranging from 10' x 20', 11' x 12' & 15', 8' & 9' x 11' & 12'. Other long & short runners ranging from 5' to 11½' in Caucasian, Kazak, Sarouk, Persian, Farahan, Chinese, Lillihan, Blue Sarouk, Hamadan, Oushak, Malyar, Turkish, Kerman, Bijar and others. Many more rugs in very good to fair condition in sizes ranging from 19" x 36", 32" x 43" and similarly smaller sizes.

ART: Signed “M.G. 1872” o/c landscape painting. Signed “M.W.E 1870” landscape ptg. Oil on slate figural & portrait paintings. Watercolors by “Fiori, Benvenuti & J. R. Wilcox.” Many illegibly & unsigned paintings. Rome motif mosaic artwork. W.E. Hentschel signed artwork. Many beautifully framed 19c prints. Ancestral (20) portraits including James N. Gamble. (7) Custom bound 1891 dated “Crowned Masterpieces” art portfolios.

Regina Music Box w/ (30) 15.5" discs in walnut cabinet

Fine Art • Collectibles

GLASS: Stunning American Brilliant cut glass punch bowl w/ pedestal and ladle. (12) Am. Brilliant cut glass “Libbey” punch cups. Other cut gl. bowls, vases, tumblers, c & s and dishes. Steuben and other art glass favrile iridescent gold tone lighting shades. Etched shades. Moser style (6) sided 16” tall green & gold leaf vase.

STERLING SILVER: Tea service w/ teapot, cream & sugar and tray. Gravy boat w/ under plate and ladle. (2) pr. 12" candlesticks. (37 pcs.) Sterling silver flatware by International in the LaRochelle pttn, 3 lbs. (6) Sterling silver dinner knives by Gorham in the Chantilly pttn. (6) Gorham sterling silver fruit/cheese knives in the St. Dunstan pttn. (6) Pearl handled dinner knives. Etched stemware, bowls & vases.

Beautifully framed KPM Porcelain Plaque signed Wagner.

Mother with children porcelain framed plaque. Rare Belleek 17" x 10" (black mrk.) female figurine. Willow Aster Spray Royal Doulton Burslem set of (90 pcs.) blue & white china. Carved alabaster cathedral sculpture under gl. dome. Royal Doulton 9" x 16" footed Burslem bowl. Majolica bowl. Belleek (14) C. Fermanagh dinner plates. Anton Lang 17" Pottery vase. Wash sets w/ pitchers & bowls. (12) Porcelain oyster dishes. (2) Transferware porc. planters. Weller pottery 9" x 6" Kingfisher flower frog. Rookwood cream pitcher by A.M. Valentien, M#366A, ca 1900. Weller jardinière w/ pedestal. C. Wilde walnut wall barometer (ca 1860). Bronze Chinese censer w/ foo dogs. Bronze St. Mark Lion Paperweight. Am. Indian pot. (2) W.N. Rigby (40 cal.) percussion pocket pistols, ca 1850. Tiger pottery vases.

CLOCKS: E.E. Isbell marble mantle clock. E. Ingraham & other mantle clocks. Carved German Coo-Coo clock. (2) Cherub embossed P.A. oil lamps. V & B Mettlach #2149 & Hanover 16" chargers. Minton and J & G Meakin (100+ pc.) sets of china. Gaudy Dutch teapot. Johnson Bros. (37 pcs.) British Castle pttn. china. Other sets and single pcs of china by Limoges, Belleek, Royal Worcester, Ironstone, Coalport, Imari, Nippon, Bavaria, Dresden, Wedgewood & more. Bristol, Orrefors & Heisey glass. (2) Bronze “Crane & Turtle” 12" candlesticks. Ca 1900 kid & cloth body 27" (1890) doll. Cast Iron (1870) lg. urn planters. American Indian & Folk Art ptd. baskets. Brass fire hose reel w/ nozzle. Graniteware. Quilts. Textiles. 100s & 100s 19th & early 20th century books with political, military & historical leader volume set, art, education, author, agricultural, old ledgers, fraternity annuals, religious, history and great novels. Some first edition and autographed books, leather & cloth bound, many with original jackets. Others too numerous to list. Selling books by box lot & stack.

Many more items in this spectacular auction too numerous to list.


TERMS: Proceeds to benefit the Greenacres Foundation. All sells “as is” to the highest bidders. Cash or check payment w/ current government issued photo ID. Checks qualified through Equifax (1% fee). Security enforced. Absentee bids accepted w/ deposit. NO BUYERS PREMIUM or tax.

There will be (2) auction rings. Table items sell from 10 am to 11:30. Books sell @ 11:30 with 2nd auction ring. Art @ 11:30, Furniture, lighting, marble & rugs @ 12:30. Same day payment & removal. Large items can also be picked up – after payment in full - on Sunday (8/24) from 10 am to noon or by appointment. Preview 8:00 am sale day only. Sale held in and outdoors. Food & drinks available. Tent if rain. Chairs available. Bring boxes & wrapping material.

DIRECTIONS: From North / South I-71: Take exit 14 (Ronald Reagan Hwy. / SR 126) east towards Montgomery. Get in left lane to Montgomery Rd. to R on Cooper Rd (1st light) which turns into Blome Rd. Go 1 mile and turn L into Art Center entrance which is called Oakline Dr. Parking will be at the Art Center. Shuttle buses will be available to take you from parking lots to auction site.

See ad & color photos on our website:
www.malletteandassociates.com or on Auctionzip.com.
Call (513) 984-0400 or email: [email protected].

Mark D. Mallette, C.A.I., Auctioneer


Don’t miss our Sept 27 & 28 sale
of the Louis & Louise Dieterle Nippert Estate in Cincinnati, Ohio