Antique Auctions, Cincinnati

P.O. Box 188, Russellville, OH 45168
Phone: (513) 791 . 2323 - or - (937) 377 . 3700

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SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015  12:00 Noon
Located at the Holiday Inn, 4501 Eastgate Boulevard, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245, Exit 63B off I275, East on 32 to Eastgate Boulevard.

This auction includes a fabulous private collection of music boxes and other mechanical music.  It also includes fine furniture from a large Northern Kentucky estate.  All items to be sold to the highest  bidder


MECHANICAL MUSIC:  Music Boxes and Automatons including outstanding Swiss interchangeable cylinder music box and cabinet with five 18” cylinders with zither attachment in a very ornately carved mahogany case; rare automaton Oiseau orchestral cylinder music box made for the Chinese market and plays 12 Chinese folk tunes; large Swiss interchangeable cylinder music box with four 17” cylinders; Keith Browse & Co. large cylinder music box with bells; Swiss chalet station automaton music box with 2 dancing bisque head dolls; large Sublime Harmony Piccolo bells interchangeable music box; Swiss automaton station cylinder music box with bisque dolls; rare upright orchestral automaton station music box with drums, bells and bisque dolls; Samuel Troll interchangeable cylinder music box and cabinet with eight 18” cylinders; Stella Orchestral Grand 26” disc music box; wonderful 13” cylinder interchangeable music box with six cylinders; Regina Corona style 35 upright 15 ½” disc changing music box; French enameled singing automaton bird box; Swiss singing automaton bird box; French mechanical automaton clock under dome; French domed musical automaton clock; rare Nicoles Freres 19 ½” cylinder music box; J. Manger 13” cylinder music box; William Nabe & Co. player baby grand piano; French musical automaton jewelry case with bisque doll; large Swiss 19 ½” cylinder organ music box by Alland & Santoz; Regina 15 ½” disc music box  with cupola top with stand; upright Reginaphone 15 ½” disc music box in mahogany case;  Swiss 17 ½” cylinder Mandoline - Organocleid music box; German three figural musical automaton; Swiss Organocleid 15” cylinder music box; fine drum and bells 7 ¼” cylinder music box; Swiss 15” disc music box; singing bird in cage automaton; lyre form music box; Nicoles Freres 13 ½” cylinder music box; Symphonian 11 ¾” disc music box; B. A. Bremund interchangeable cylinder organ music box with 8 cylinders; Herophon Organette; musical walnut Victorian chair; etc.
PHONOGRAPHS, CABINETS AND MUSIC RELATED ITEMS:   Phonographs including original Victor IV disc phonograph with horn; Zon-O-Phone concert disc phonograph with brass horn; Edison standard cylinder phonograph with morning glory horn; Edison cylinder phonograph; Edison Amberola cylinder phonograph; Victor upright L-door phonograph; Victor upright phonograph; Victor credenza orthophonic disc phonograph.  Music Cabinets & Stands including small oak phonograph stand; oak stick and ball phonograph stand; oak Edison cylinder cabinet; 2 marquetry inlaid music cabinets; bow front mahogany music cabinet; cherry Victorian music cabinet; unusual mahogany music cabinet with swing-out doors; carved oak table for cylinder music box; etc.  Music Related Items & Records including horns for cylinder phonographs; hand cranked barrel organ; musical stands; early hand cranked barrel organ; Regina stained and leaded glass window; Sixty Stella music box 25 5/8”disc records; 120 Regina music box 15 ½” disc records; 200 Ampico piano rolls; 90 Edison cylinder phonograph records; three 11” music box cylinders; etc.
ANTIQUE FURNITURE:  including super Mitchell & Rammelsburg walnut Victorian marble top hall tree with large deer head at top and carved twig and leaves with acorns; Rococo rosewood marble top console table with scalloped mirror and basket of flowers at center; Rococo marble top console with carved mirror and heavily carved drawer; Belter shield back arm chair and Rosalie variant pattern; laminated Victorian 3 piece parlor set; rosewood Victorian laminated lady’s chair; large walnut Victorian bookcase; signed Herter Brothers, New York, mahogany dresser; super library table with carved heads and florals; fabulous marquetry desk with inlaid cherubs, urns, monkeys, birds, dogs, etc.; large Victorian marble top dresser with mirror; fine Victorian marble top washstand with high back splash; six-stack leaded glass oak bookcase; oak six-stack Globe Wernicke oak bookcase; five-stack oak bookcase; three-stack Globe Wernicke oak bookcase; oak 60” raised panel roll top desk; carved oak barber’s chair; fine hooded curved glass secretary desk; walnut Victorian cylinder desk; several carved Victorian chairs; carved mahogany library table with heads; oak two door bookcase; walnut Victorian canterbury; drop leaf sewing stand; oak library tables; etc.
ARTS & CRAFTS FURNITURE, ROYCROFT DINING ROOM SUITE:  Oak Roycroft dining room suite including Roycroft sideboard No. 02 with strap hinges and original pulls, oak Roycroft extension dining table No. 014 with leaves, set of 4 Roycroft dining chairs No. 027; Roycroft 33rd degree bookcase No. 086; Roycroft hanging shelves No. 021 with original chain; Roycroft tabouret; Roycroft arm chair No. 028; Roycroft oak rocker; Michigan Chair Co. magazine stand; L. & J. G. Stickley spindled rocker; Shop Of The Crafters grandfather clock; Arts & Crafts double costumer; L. & J. G. Stickley arm chair; pair of oak three-stack Arts & Crafts stack bookcases.
LAMPS & ACCESSORIES: including Benedict Studios table lamp; large slag glass table lamp; bronze overlay slag glass desk lamp; slag glass table lamp with horseshoe overlay; ornate Victorian brass organ lamp with shade; bronze clock and garniture set; small unusual brass display case; large Arts & Crafts hammered copper vase; etc.

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE:  This is a fantastic antiques auction of mechanical musical items, and a wide selection of quality antique furniture.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID.  21% Buyer’s Premium.  3% convenience fee for credit cards.

PREVIEW:  Friday, May82, 2015, 12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM, Day of Auction Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9:30 – 12:00 Noon.
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937-377-3700 OR 513-791-2323