The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will be holding their monthly meeting at the Brooksville Mining Association Enrichment Center located at 800 John Gary Grubbs Boulevard on US 41 (Broad Street) in Brooksville on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6:30 P.M.
Roger Carlton Sherman, former Board Chairman of the Henry B. Plant Museum in Tampa is the speaker for August’s meeting. He will be talking about antique furniture in interior design.
Roger Carlton Sherman is a donor to the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg and the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine among others. He moved to the Brooksville area from Tampa where he had an historic Green Brothers style bungalow in the Hyde Park Historic District.
A live Auction of about 30 items consisting of paintings, engravings, cloisonne, crystal and porcelains will be held at this meeting. All the proceeds will go to the Society’s Historic Marker Program.
The event will begin at 6:30 with a preview of the auction items beginning at 6:00. Admission is FREE. Light refreshments will be served.
Following is a list of the items to be auctioned:
- Western Landscape, signed McKan
- Hand Carved Lioness Nut Cracker
- Scott Album, Up Silesia, Vat & Ukraine
- Cast Brass 16th Century Style 3 arm candlestick
- Pr Cut Glass Lamps on brass bases
- Set of 3 classic books in tooled bindings
- Jadite Carved Monkeys on domed stand
- Garniture of 4 pce, Bee on Oxblood
- Modern Paperweight, multi color in egg shape
- Antique Cloisonne covered bowl
- Antique French Bowl c 1940 Bird
- Book, Country Style
- Cloisonne pin dish, floral design
- Set of 4 Mini Coca Cola glasses
- Framed Still-life print
- Wedgwood Queens Ware Pitcher
- Silverplate Bread Basket Reed & Barton
- Crimping tool and stencil brush, early 20th Century
- Seascape signed Elsie Jones
- Original Photo, Yellow Bird by Tom Maple
- Hand Painted Berry Bowl, Nippon
- Lead Crystal 10” vase
- Mini Ice Bucket (wine wash) lead crystal
- Pressed Glass Drambuie Decantur
- Handpaintd Pitcher, “Renfroe Valley” 1945 by Cash family in Erwin Tennessee
- Yellow Pitcher, country style
- Mahogany Clothes pin