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Hour Horseback Riding Lessons for 2


Item Category: Sports


This two-hour horseback riding lesson is designed for reasonably physically fit people over the age of 8. Riders must weigh less than 225 pounds and be able to mount and dismount without assistance. First Farm Inn is just down the road in Petersburg, Kentucky, and this certificate expires on December 23, 2014.


Donor: First Farm Inn


Donor Value: $130


" Boy With Toothache" Hummel


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


You can almost feel the pain of this "Boy with Toothache" Hummel figurine.It has the Goebel Germany hallmark and is from the 1970s. This charming collector piece is in mint condition.


Donor: Barbara Hild


Donor Value: $185


" Peri's Sanibel Island Adventure" Book


Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local


Peri's Sanibel Island Adventure, a children's book written by local author E.M. Holzman, illustrated by R.H. Grad, This is signed by the author!


Donor: Erin Moss Holzman Books


Donor Value: $14


"Centennial" by Milton Glaser


Item Category: Art


MIlton Glaser is one of the most celebrated graphic artists in the US today. In addition to his commercial work he has been exhibited in several major art museums. This colorful print, titled "Centennial", was done to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Music Hall. It is signed by the artist and is number 98 of only 100. The overall size of this unframed artwork is 27 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $250


"Cincinnati By Night" Framed Photograph


Item Category: Art


Suitable for large living rooms, office, board rooms and lobbies, this work captures the essence of Cincinnati, a living city.  The image has mystery and beauty, bringing the historic river town right up to the present.  The glassy quality of the river reflects the lights of the city in rainbow tones and suggests the night life and regional spirit that we all know and love.

The photo is the work of Eric Hatch, a prize-winning local photographer who loves printing large images.  Hatch has exhibited his fine art and travel photography both locally and in Minneapolis, and currently has a small solo show in Columbus.

The image is finished in a brass-tone frame with a plexiglass cover.  It measures  56” x 33”.


Donor: Hatch Photo Artistry


Donor Value: $1000


"Cincinnati Parks & Public Spaces" Print


Item Category: Art


Jan Brown Checco's beautiful watercolor prints of iconic Cincinnati buildings are enhanced with subtle embossing to create a unique work of art. "Cincinnati Parks and Public Spaces" is a colorful depiction of our many places to relax and enjoy. The 19 x 24 print is ready for your framing.


Donor: Brown Checco Fine Arts


Donor Value: $70


"Cincinnati Professionals" Print


Item Category: Art


Jan Brown Checco's beautiful watercolor prints of iconic Cincinnati buildings are enhanced with subtle embossing to create a unique work of art. "Cincinnati Professional" depicts work places as diverse as the Carew Tower, City Hall and a Kroger delivery wagon. This 24 x 19 inch print is ready for framing.


Donor: Brown Checco Fine Arts


Donor Value: $70


"Cincinnati Residential" Print


Item Category: Art


Jan Brown Checco's beautiful watercolor prints of iconic Cincinnati buildings are enhanced with subtle embossing to create a unique work of art. "Cincinnati Residential" depicts some of our unique homes for a log cabin to mansions.  The 19 x 16 print is ready to be framed and hung to brighted your decor.


Donor: Brown Checco Fine Arts


Donor Value: $55


"Cincinnati Sacred" Print


Item Category: Art


Jan Brown Checco's beautiful watercolor prints of iconic Cincinnati buildings are enhanced with subtle embossing to create a unique work of art. "Cincinnati Sacred" depicts the facades and motifs from some of Cincinnati's many beautiful places of worship. The 19 x 16 print is ready for your framing.


Donor: Brown Checco Fine Arts


Donor Value: $55


"Culprits" Hummel


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Whether it is the dog barking at the boy or the boy in the tree stealing apples, the title of the Hummel figurine is "culprits". The piece has the full bee hallmark and is from the 1950s. This 7 inch tall collector piece is in mint condition.


Donor: Barbara Hild


Donor Value: $425


"Discover Your Strength" Book


Item Category: Education & Languages


Everyone has inner strength but there are many who are perplexed about what it really means and specifically how to find it and use it.  "Discover Your Inner Strength" is a series of interviews with experts who are specialists in their fields including Ken Blanchard and Stephen Covey. We have one book for ech of the four highest bidders.  Multiples available.


Donor: Promoting Health: The Middle Way LLC


Donor Value: $20


"Dogwood Spring" Ruthven Print


Item Category: Art


Often called the "20th Century Audubon", John Ruthven creates amazingly detailed wildlife art.  "Dogwood Spring" - with delightful images of a raccoon and cardinals in a forest setting - is one of Ruthven's new releases.  The signed print is numbered 23 out of a limited release of 250.  The image measures 15"  high x 13" wide.


Donor: Wildlife Internationale Inc.


Donor Value: $150


"Flower Vendor" Hummel


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


"The Flower Vendor" is a Hummel figurine with the Goebel hallmark which depicts the young boy with his basket of flowers on his back.  It is marked on the bottom and the number 381 with the date of 1971 and is in mint condition. This is truly a prize for the Hummel collector.


Donor: Barbara Hild


Donor Value: $215


"Great Houses of the Queen City" Book


Item Category: Education & Languages


Stunning architecture and design are an important part of the heritage of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In this book, you will have the rare opportunity to enter the domestic environments of some of the area's most intriguing citizens and to enjoy the notable work of locally- and nationally-renowned architects. Over 75 classic and innovative designs are presented here.


Donor: Cincinnati Book Publishing


Donor Value: $40


"Happy Day" Hummel


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


This Hummel figurine, depicting a boy and girl with stringed instruments, is titled "Happy Days". It has the full bee hallmark and is from the 1950s. Collectors, please note there is a small chip on the boy's banjo.


Donor: Barbara Hild


Donor Value: $225


"Knit A Family of Hats"


Item Category: Family


Knit hats for the whole family. Knitwits provides 12 skeins of lovely yarn, needles and a pattern all packed in this clear tote with a zipper closing. The basic hat pattern can be done in 4 sizes from toddler to adult and has many options to customize the perfect hat. Come visit us in Crescent Springs, KY.  There is a $10 gift certificate for your future purchases. The total value of this Knitting package is $100.


Donor: Knitwits


Donor Value: $100


"Lake Isabella Duck" Painting


Item Category: Art


Nature and wildlife enthusiasts can appreciate this original painting. Artist Josephine Keenan has captured the simplicity of an ebony-toned duck basking in the aqua, green and pale yellow reflections of light on Lake Isabella. Framed in a gold-toned, antique-look frame, the overall size is 17" x 14".
 


Donor: Josephine Keenan


Donor Value: $250


"Last Night" Painting


Item Category: Art


Cincinnati artist Dennis Sweeney presents this oil-on-panel painting, depicting a small jazz ensemble performing at the club.  With its bold colors and contemporary style, the art evokes a sense of a casual and mellow celebration of life at its grittiest and most real. The painting is framed in a thick, distressed dark brown wood frame; it measures 36” x 48”. The donor, Art Beyond Boundaries, is a professional mainstream fine art exhibition venue where local and regional artists with disabilities display, market and sell their artwork.


Donor:


Donor Value: $1,100


"Last Supper" Oriental Rug


Item Category: Home Goods or Services


You will be proud to show off this beautiful oriental rug depicting the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. The rug was hand-knotted in Pakistan of 100% wool pile with cotton fringe. It is in excellent condition and is of excellent quality. This  is more like a work of art than something for your feet.  It measures 3 feet by 5 feet and would look lovely hanging in your home.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $350


"Serenade" Hummel


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


"Serenade" is an M. J. Hummel figurine depicting a young boy with a wind instrument. It has the full bee hallmark and is marked 85/0 on the bottom. Please note there is a small chip on the underside of the hat brim.


Donor: Barbara Hild


Donor Value: $165


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