items to be auctioned or sold is a great way to raise money
The person donating can provide something they have created
themselves, that their company makes or sells, or maybe
even something they have had sitting around for a while.
Children of Bahia can then sell or auction the items to raise
money! Other supporters can in turn buy things thus converting
them into money, and they get something fabulous into the
are also on the lookout for people to donate their time
or services for auction - for example a days sailing on
your boat, a visit to a race track, a week in an otherwise
empty holiday home - anything that we can sell to raise
finds for the new orphanage.
are a few fabulous items currently donated and for sale:
Japanese Doll in Bamboo & Glass Case
This amazing doll has an equally interesting story.
Presented over 30 years ago by a top Japanese businessman
to an important British Colleague, it has been kept
in an attic for all this time. This means it has
not suffered any colour discolouration or bleaching
from the sun and is "as new". Stunningly
beautiful, with miniature jewellery, wonderful hair,
bouquet of flowers and an amazing dress this lady
is an early example of stylised western Japanese
art - the face you can see is very similar in style
to modern Japanese cartoons - with large eyes and
a tiny nose.
not know what she is worth - any iformation would
be greatly appreciated - or alternatively please
do make an offer for her.
located at our office in Ringwood and we would advise
collection as she would need to have a wooden box
built to keep her safe in transit with a courier.
of case: 59.5cm by 42.5cm by 36.5 cm (HUGE!)
asking price - Circa £300?
Stunning Paintings from Internationally Renowned Artist
delighted to received these stunning original paintings
by Internationally renowned artist Shaukat Kahn.
due to be auctioned in September 2005 at the Brazilian
Embassy in London, however bids close to the guide
price are welcomed now - there is an urgency to raise
funds for the new orphanage and we would be willing
to let these wonderful works go now for the right
find out more about Shaukat by visiting his website
are 73x100 cm. Acrylic on canvas. unframed and Shaukat
advises us that his original paintings usually sell
for around £2500. They are currently at Shaukat's
studio in Spain but will be in the UK shortly.
on the left is inspired by Maria - the black mother.
you have something you could donate to be auctioned or sold
please do let us know - we hope
to grow this area and when we have our new e-mail software
we will start to run some on-line auctions on ebay and let
you all know when items go up that are to benefit Maria
& the children.