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Oprah Winfrey Banks in $600,000 During Charity Yard Sale [Photos]

Oprah Winfrey Yard SaleOne's man's trash is another man's treasure—especially if it's Oprah Winfrey's leftovers. The mogul put up hundreds of unique used and non-used personal items in her charity yard sale. The items came from her Hawaii, Indiana, and California homesteads and some are over 25 years old. "I've been accumalating things since 1985, it's just too much stuff," the CEO told Entertainment Tonight. I need to declutter my own life. It is very freeing. I am downsizing."

Thus far, her auction has banked in $600,000. Take a look at some of the many things Ms. Winfrey is giving away.

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 Photo Credits for items: Oprah Winfrey/Kaminski Auctions

Oprah Winfrey Chair1

George Smith LTD “Brewster” chair, with label, custom terrycloth slipcover, and brass castor feet.

Estimated Worth: $400  - $800
Highest Bid: $900

Oprah Winfrey Chair

George Smith chaise lounge, in white terry cloth slipcover, with label, made in Newcastle, England.

Estimated Worth: $400 - $800
Highest Bid: $200

Oprah Winfrey Ottoman

Upholstered ottoman, in white terry cloth upholstery with painted wood legs.

Estimated Worth: $100 - $200
Highest Bid: $350

Oprah Winfrey Brewster Place

Pheobe Beasley (American, b. 1943), "The Women of Brewster Place," print, signed and editioned 37/50, autographed by Oprah Winfrey and dated 9/12/2013, unframed.

Estimated Worth: $300  - $500
Highest Bid: $1,500 and $1,900

Oprah Winfrey Couch

Custom made home theater sofa, in green patterned crushed velvet upholstery, roped edge detail and heavy roped fringe, along with eight coordinating pillows in embroidered brown silk with fringe and four coordinating pillows in light green silk with fringe.

Estimated Worth: $2,000  - $5,000
Highest Bid: $4,00 and $4,750

 

Oprah Winfrey High Chair

Antique English Regency style armchair, mahogany with rush seat.

Estimated Worth: $175  - $275
Highest Bid: $1,100

 

 

Oprah Winfrey Clock

19th Century French wall clock, inlaid with mother of pearl.

 

Estimated Worth: $300 - $400
Highest Bid: $1,550


Oprah Winfrey Cabinet Sink

20th Century Hepplewhite style custom made cabinet sink with marble top, with burlwood veneer.

Estimated Worth: $600  - $800
Highest Bid: $1,500


Oprah Winfrey Mahogony Cabinets

Pair of mahogany cabinets, with mirrored fronts, made in Italy.

 

Estimated Worth: $700  - $1,000
Highest Bid: $550


Oprah Winfrey Painting

M. Burroughs, "Cubist Women," 9/3/98, inscribed "To Miss Oprah Winfrey Herself," image of women in cubist style.

Estimated Worth: $200 - $400

Highest Bid: $13,000


Oprah Winfrey Child monochrom

Carrie Mae Weems, "God Bless the Child," monochrome c-print and sandblasted glass, editioned 9/10, gallery label verso.

Estimated Worth: $225 - $325
Highest Bid: $3,800

Oprah Winfrey French Planter

Antique French planter, hand carved wood, painted.

 

Estimated Worth: $300  - $600
Highest Bid: $2,500

Oprah Winfrey Rocker

Lincoln style child's rocking chair, mahogany, 21" h x 11" w x 20" d.

 

Estimated Worth: $200  - $300
Highest Bid: $550



Oprah Winfrey Portrait

Enlarged photograph of Oprah Winfrey, mounted on foam core, autographed and dated 9/12/13, unframed

Estimated Worth: $350  - $450
Highest Bid: $1,100

Oprah Winfrey and Jordan

Photograph of Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan.

Estimated Worth: $200 - $400
Highest Bid: $650
Oprah Winfrey Figurines

Four figurines of angels, glass, three marked Baccarat on underside and signed near bottom, one marked Waterford.

Estimated Worth: $200  - $400
Highest Bid: $2,200

Oprah Winfrey Jumeau Doll
Jumeau doll, marked "Tete Jumeau," on back of neck.
Estimated Worth: $5,000 - $8,000
Highest Bid: $2,500

Oprah Winfrey Carter
Signed "Carter," street performer, pen and ink on paper, signed and dated 1990 in center.
Estimated Worth: $800 - $1,200.
Highest Bid: $1,300
Oprah Winfrey Electric Bike purple

Jetson electric bike in purple, with electric motor, removable lithium ion battery, and pedals, autographed by Oprah Winfrey.

Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $2,000
Highest Bid: $5,250

Oprah Winfrey Electric Bike

Jetson electric bike in magenta, with electric motor and pedals, removable lithium ion battery, autographed by Oprah Winfrey.
Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $2,000
Highest Bid: $5,000
Oprah Winfrey Georgetti arm chairs being upholstery
Set of four Georgetti armchairs, cherry, with beige upholstery, labeled Georgetti.
Estimated Worth: $2,000 - $3,000
Highest Bid: $5,500
Oprah Winfrey Georgetti arm chairs

Set of four Georgetti arm chairs, solid cherry with beige upholstery, designed by Leon Krier.

Estimated Worth: $1,500 - $2,500
Highest Bid: $7,750

Oprah Winfrey Trunk

Bottega Veneta steamer trunk, Italian, black leather with brass hardware, without key.
Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $2,000
Highest Bid: $8,500
Oprah Winfrey 'Ladies' Day VI Canvas
Allen Stringfellow, "Ladies' Day VI," collage on paper, watercolor and gouache, signed in pencil.
Estimated Worth: $1,500 - $2,500
Highest Bid: $7,000
Oprah Winfrey Media Collage
Pheobe Beasley (American, b. 1943), "The Women of Brewster Place," mixed media collage, signed lower right, dated May 1988.
Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $2,000.
Highest Bid: $550

Oprah Winfrey Banner

Original canvas banner for The Color Purple, autographed by Oprah Winfrey.
Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $2,000
Highest Bid: $4,100 and $6,000

Oprah Winfrey Baron Painting

Jack Baron, "Mother and Child," dated 1987, folk art painting, labeled Yolanda Gallery, Chicago and signed verso.

Estimated Worth: $700-$1,000
Highest Bid: $375


Oprah Winfrey Pair Brass lamps

Pair of 20th Century table lamps, brass.

Estimated Worth: $400-$600
Highest Bid: $800

Oprah Winfrey Tortise Shell Mirror

Beveled mirror, in faux tortoise shell painted frame.

Estimated Worth: $400-$600
Highest Bid: $1,000

Oprah Winfrey Art Portrait

19th Century folk art portrait of a woman, oil on panel.

Estimated Worth: $300-$500
Highest Bid: $850

Oprah Winfrey Painting

Enlarged Portrait of Oprah Winfrey.

Estimated Worth: $350-$450
Highest Bid: $1,200


Oprah Winfrey Corbin Scuplture

Tom Corbin (American, b. 1954), sculptural side table, bronze, with abstract geometric shapes.

Estimated Worth: $1,500-$2,500
Highest Bid: $3,250

Oprah Winfrey Portrait

Enlarged photograph of Oprah Winfrey, framed.

Estimated Worth: $200-$400
Highest Bid: $650

Oprah Winfrey Panel Screen

In the style of Piero Fornasetti, three panel folding screen, decorated with small framed scenes of animals and scrolling floral motifs, unsigned.

Estimated Worth: $1,000-$2,000
Highest Bid: $900

Oprah Winfrey Hunzinger Style

Hunzinger style arm chair, cream upholstery, with spindle carved columns and floral carved crest.

Estimated Worth: $700-$1,000
Highest Bid: $850

Oprah Winfrey TV Guide

TV Guide Cover from 1987, print, depicting Oprah Winfrey, stamped Triangle Publishing 1987, autographed by Oprah Winfrey and dated 9/12/2013, unframed.

Estimated Worth: $200-$400
Highest Bid: $3,000

 

 

Oprah Winfrey Harriet Tubman

Portrait of Harriet Tubman, lithograph, illegibly signed lower right.

Estimated Worth: $300-$500
Highest Bid: $2,100

Oprah Winfrey English Burlwood

18th Century English tripod diminuative candle stand, solid burlwood top with mahogany snake foot base.

Estimated Worth: $700-$1,200
Highest Bid: $950

Oprah Winfrey Couch

Custom made sofa, with gold silk upholstery and multicolor roped edge detail, along with two coordinating pillows in blue and gold check pattern with fringe.

Estimated Worth: $1,000-$2,000
Highest Bid: $1,500

Oprah Winfrey Cylindrical

19th Century English cylindrical cabinet, with marble top and compartment below, on castors.

Estimated Worth: $750- $1,250
Highest Bid: $1,100

VIBE-Vixen-Oprah Winfrey Georgian Desk

19th Century English Georgian slant lid desk, with satinwood inlay.

Estimated Worth: $1,000-$2,000
Highest Bid: $1,200

Oprah Winfrey Sea Lap Desk

Early 19th Century English sea captain's lap desk, on stand, rosewood, with brass inlay, writing surface with tooled leather top.

Estimated Worth: $700-$1,200
Highest Bid: $1,700

Oprah Winfrey Tray Table

19th Century English tray table, lacquered papier maché, with floral design and gold leaf border.

Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $1,500
Highest Bid: $1,200

Oprah Winfrey Library Table

Regency library step table, mahogany, with tooled leather top, stairs.

Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $1,500
Highest Bid: $2,700

Oprah Winfrey Pine Library Steps

Antique library steps, pine.

Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $2,000
Highest Bid: $1,200

Oprah Winfrey Swing

Reticulated gilt sterling basket with swing handle.

Estimated Worth: $300 - $500
Highest Bid: $750

Oprah Winfrey Bowl

Jeweled bowl, glass, enamel and semi-precious stones, marked "Pasabahce 2000" and 1208 on base, in custom fitted box, bowl.

Estimated Worth: $300 - $500
Highest Bid: $800

Oprah Winfrey Table

19th Century French stand, fruit wood, with floral carved top.

Estimated Worth: $400 - $600
Highest Bid: $1,200

Oprah Winfrey Chest

19th Century Empire Secrétaire à Abattant, mahogany with bronze knobs, escutcheons and column capitals and bases.

Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $2,000
Highest Bid: $2,300

Oprah Winfrey Furniture

French Empire style chaise lounge, with upholstered cushion and gold leaf melon shaped feet.

Estimated Worth: $3,000 - $5,000
Highest Bid: $2,100

Oprah Winfrey Poster

Portrait of Oprah Winfrey, original photograph, produced for the book, The Autobiography of Oprah Winfrey, by Oprah Winfrey and Joan Barthel, autographed and dated by Oprah, 9/13/2013.

Estimated Worth: $300 - $500
Highest Bid: $1,600

Oprah Winfrey Brass hod

19th Century coal hod, brass, with embossed medallion embellishments.

Estimated Worth: $325 - $425
Highest Bid: $1,300

Oprah Winfrey Cabinet

19th Century English pedestal shape cabinet, with dome shaped door.

Estimated Worth: $300 - $500
Highest Bid: $1,100

Oprah Winfrey Chair

George Smith LTD “Brewster” chair, in white and light green striped tufted upholstery, with light green roped edge detail and brass castor feet.

Estimated Worth: $400 - $800
Highest Bid: $850

Oprah Winfrey Mirror

19th Century dresser mirror, in black Chinoiserie.

Estimated Worth: $200 - $400
Highest Bid: $800

Oprah Winfrey Flag

Betsy Nimock, "Flag Series," trompe l'oeil prints embellished with threads from vintage textiles and a 1920's photograph from a teacher's album, studio label and description affixed verso.

Estimated Worth: $200 - $400
Highest Bid: $1,600

Oprah Winfrey Oprah Dog Portrait Two portraits of Oprah Winfrey, one oil on canvas, signed by Lauren Sanders, depicting Oprah with her dogs, dated 2004, and the other a charcoal pencil portrait, signed by Randy Raldeds.

Estimated Worth: $250 - $350
Highest Bid: $1,300


Oprah Winfrey Bistro Chairs

Early 20th Century, set of four bistro chairs, brass and mahogany, marked M/N Verdi on back.

Estimated Worth: $800 - $1,200
Highest Bid: $3,250


Oprah Winfrey Sofa

George Smith sofa, in twill upholstery, with pleated scroll arms and fixed back cushion, with label, on brass castors, along with two matching pillows with pleated fringe, and three coordinating plaid pillows.

Estimated Worth: $1,000 - $1,500
Highest Bid: $2,400

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