HHPS features Antique Furniture in Interior Design & an Auction August 3

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:

  1. Western Landscape, signed McKan
  2. Hand Carved Lioness Nut Cracker
  3. Scott Album, Up Silesia, Vat & Ukraine
  4. Cast Brass 16th Century Style 3 arm candlestick
  5. Pr Cut Glass Lamps on brass bases
  6. Set of 3 classic books in tooled bindings
  7. Jadite Carved Monkeys on domed stand
  8. Garniture of 4 pce, Bee on Oxblood
  9. Modern Paperweight, multi color in egg shape
  10. Antique Cloisonne covered bowl
  11. Antique French Bowl c 1940 Bird
  12. Book, Country Style
  13. Cloisonne pin dish, floral design
  14. Set of 4 Mini Coca Cola  glasses
  15. Framed Still-life print
  16. Wedgwood Queens Ware Pitcher
  17. Silverplate Bread Basket Reed & Barton
  18. Crimping tool and stencil brush, early 20th Century
  19. Seascape signed Elsie Jones
  20. Original Photo, Yellow Bird by Tom Maple
  21. Hand Painted Berry Bowl, Nippon
  22. Lead Crystal 10” vase
  23. Mini Ice Bucket (wine wash) lead crystal
  24. Pressed Glass Drambuie Decantur
  25. Handpaintd Pitcher, “Renfroe Valley”  1945 by Cash family in Erwin Tennessee
  26. Yellow Pitcher, country style
  27. Mahogany Clothes pin