Oprah is auctioning off crazy swag from her Chicago apartment

Mar 17, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. ET
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Oprah Winfrey just announced she's ditching Chicago for Hollywood, and everything must go. But this is no ordinary weekend yard sale.

Mama O will be auctioning off some of her incredible Water Tower apartment art, collectibles, silver and clothing on April 25, it was just announced, so naturally, we couldn't wait to get a glimpse of some of her treasures — and she sure did deliver.

Unsurprisingly, Oprah, along with being one of the world's most rich, powerful and famous women, has an eye for collecting.

"I have long revered Ms. Winfrey as a collector. I once met with Ms. Winfrey in 2003, and we discussed my perspectives and advice regarding collecting," Leslie Hindman, whose auction house will handle the sale of the items, said. "It was immediately evident that she had extensive market knowledge and had made it a priority to form relationships with dealers, collectors and industry contacts to make informed decisions regarding acquisitions."

The proceeds from the auction will benefit the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. Take a look at some of the incredible stuff she's collected over the years, and start saving for the April 25 auction. We don't know how much these items will ultimately sell for, but it's probably safe to say you're going to need a pretty fat wallet to score any of this swag.

1. Russian antique stool

Antique Russian Stool

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections


2. Jorg & Olif bicycle

Jorg and Olif bicycle

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections

3. Chinese porcelain vases

Porcelain vases

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections

4. Gilt Russian parcel table

Russian Table

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections



5. Cubist House painting

Cubist house

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections


6. Austrian clock

Austrian clock

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections

7. The Edge of the Pool painting

Edge of the Pool

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections

8. The Little Mother painting

The Little Mother

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections

9. Flowers and Magazines painting

Jane Sutherland Painting

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections


10. Dogs in Snow painting

Dogs in snow

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections


11. Hillsdale Farm painting

Hillsdale Farm

Image: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Property from the Oprah Winfrey Collections


12. Summer Afternoon painting

Summer Afternoon

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