Oprah Winfrey has decorated her home with engravings of eight Swedish castles, including Steninge Castle, Tuna and Östanå. Oprah Winfrey has decorated her home with engravings of eight Swedish castles, including Steninge Castle, Tuna and Östanå.

The American auction house Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, the same house that recently sold the home of Swedish designer Lars Bolander (find the story and pictures here), have been entrusted to sell almost 600 items from Oprah Winfrey's private home in Chicago. The auction will take place in Chicago on April 25, but you can already view the items today at Barnebys.

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Flora Danica is incredibly popular in the US. Oprah Winfrey has kept a large collection in her Chicago home. The auction includes several pieces from the lavish service. Flora Danica is incredibly popular in the US. Oprah Winfrey has kept a large collection in her Chicago home. The auction includes several pieces from the lavish service.

Oprah Winfrey is one of the world's leading media personalities throughout the ages, and for decades has been ranked as one of the most powerful women in the world. She has been a role model and a source of inspiration for millions of people throughout the world. It is less known that she has acquired an extensive collection of art and antiques over a long period of time.

One of the top lots is this delicate painting by the American artist Hovsep Pushman titled “The Little Mother”. It has an estimate of $35,000-$45,000. One of the top lots is this delicate painting by the American artist Hovsep Pushman titled “The Little Mother”. It has an estimate of $35,000-$45,000.

 

These four high-backed chairs are catalogued as Swedish. They have an estimate of $15,000-$20,000. These four high-backed chairs are catalogued as Swedish. They have an estimate of $15,000-$20,000.

The money from the sale at the Leslie Hindman auction will be donated to The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation, to support the education of the South African girls who attend The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.

Vintage at it’s finest, especially when you’re aware of the clothing’s, or in this case handbag, origin. The gold metallic bag from Gucci has an estimate of $150-$250. Vintage at it’s finest, especially when you’re aware of the clothing’s, or in this case handbag, origin. The gold metallic bag from Gucci has an estimate of $150-$250.

A Gustavian footstool that Oprah may have rested her feet on after a long day of filming her television series has an estimate of $800-$1,200. A Gustavian footstool that Oprah may have rested her feet on after a long day of filming her television series has an estimate of $800-$1,200.

This fine painting by Francis Coates Jones entitled “The Edge of the Pool” has an estimate of $45,000-$50,000. This fine painting by Francis Coates Jones entitled “The Edge of the Pool” has an estimate of $45,000-$50,000.

The auction includes all sorts of items. From British, French, German and Swedish antiquities to Oprah's sunglasses, pens and exercise bike. Find the entire catalogue here!

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