Welcome


Since 1870 Main Auction Galleries Inc. has grown from a small family business to a nationally recognized Auction House. We are located in the finest area of downtown Cincinnati, within 3 blocks of all major hotels and restaurants. Our building comprises over 40,000 square feet, with our first floor being both our showroom and auction floor. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and professionalism is known not only in this region but nationally as well as worldwide. We work closely with attorneys, executors, trust officers, institutions, organizations, private consignors as well as individuals. We both appraise and liquidate estates and homes throughout the United States. We have provided the highest quality merchandise to local, national and international individuals for the past 139 years. We have a full time staff each being an expert in their respective fields.

J. Louis Karp
Appraiser & Principal Auctioneer

Jonas Karp
Appraiser/Auctioneer - 5th Generation

March 31st Upcoming Exceptional Auction
Kem weber Armchair
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Walter Lamb C-4700 Chaise
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Bob Fowler Sculpture 21st Century
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George Claxton (1947-1995) Sculpture
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American Studio Craft Chest
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Henry Faulkner (1924-1981) Oil
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Eugenio Gerli Bar
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Vermont Weathervane
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Michael Johnson II Sculpture
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Robert Berks (1922-20111) John F. Kennedy Sculpture
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Bert Stern (1929-2013) Serigraph