Some very special holiday gifts, via this JWE fundraiser

Simply in time for the vacation season, Simply International Ed’s supporters have the risk to bid on some super-distinctive vacation items– and one-third of the sale worth will pass to JWE to lend a hand gas our upcoming tasks.

The set of 3 framed maps proven above is solely some of the very particular a lot to be had thru this one-of-a-kind public sale, which closes within the night (Jap time) of December five.

So is that this historical, 19″-wide walnut “Jefferson touring table” (proper): It opens out to supply a slanted, leather-covered writing floor and accommodates an inkwell, compartments in your stationery, or even a secret corner…

A brooch, constructed from an actual flower. One in every of 3 on this lot.

This stuff are a few of many who my partner Invoice Quandt and I selected to unencumber as a part of our fresh downsizing. They’re being offered in an online-only public sale run through, which takes one-third of the proceeds. Invoice and I’ve determined to separate our two-thirds take similarly between Simply International Ed and the Charlottesville Buddies Assembly (Quakers), of which I’ve been an element for the previous 20 years.

We invite everybody who’s focused on superb antiques and works of art, or in search of beautiful vacation items, to enroll in the public sale. You’ll be able to achieve some superb issues at nice expenses and know that your acquire will lend a hand to fortify those reasons!

A boxed set of six lacquered, adorned teacups, saucers, and spoons.

CTbids accumulated the pieces into a lot for the public sale, photographed them, and posted an overly low beginning worth. After the December five last, successful bidders can make a selection both to select up their purchases from the zipcode-22903 location on December eight, or to have CTbids send the pieces to them.

Most of the pieces within the sale are too heavy to be definitely worth the transport price, however I’ve recognized some of the a lot that might be price transport… in order that folks all the way through the U.S. can now believe bidding on them.

When you reside in simple succeed in of Charlottesville, do take a look at the entire of this on-line public sale, which accommodates many a laugh and helpful pieces for a house or industry. To seek out our sale, pass to, then input “22903” for the zipcode. As you scroll down, stay clicking on “Load extra pieces” on the backside till they’re all loaded. (A  small choice of a lot within the “22903” sale belong to anyone else. All of ours have “CA” within the LOT # beneath the photograph slideshow, as proven right here. Those that aren’t ours produce other letters there, as a substitute.)

For lots of the pieces on this public sale, the bid-prices are these days ridiculously low, so please do what you’ll be able to to lend a hand us build up them– and remember to flow into this data to any of your mates who could be , too!

100-year-old double camel bag from Iran, each and every of the joined luggage is kind of 29″ x 29″. This lot additionally accommodates a small Roberts print of Aqaba.

For the entire pieces pictured in this web page, simply click on at the photograph to visit the related lot-listing at the CTbids website online. Each and every lot-listing accommodates a slide-show of a large number of footage of the pieces within the lot; slightly detailed descriptions of the pieces within the lot; the present lot worth; and additional information for consumers.

If you wish to position a bid or just position a “Watch” on the cost of some a lot, you wish to have to head thru an easy registration procedure on the website online.

So listed here are the pieces/a lot, along with those already pictured above, that I pass judgement on to be price the price of transport out of Charlottesville and that I due to this fact invite you to bid on:

This superbly framed, historical (circa 1779) map of North The united states, at proper.

The map itself is 15″ x 13.five″, and with the pretty body it’s 26.2″ x 25″. Right here’s the medallion at top-left of the map:

This effectively framed, French 1766 (this is, pre-Progressive) map of North Africa:

Framed, this map is 19″ x 17.eight″. And this is the label at the again:

This superbly fixed portray (proper) through the Swiss-Egyptian painter Margot Veillon. It’s of a Quranic faculty, most definitely someplace within the Egyptian nation-state.




This set of 2 framed, high quality, mid-century, Jap-made reproductions of  prints through famed 19th-century artist Hiroshige:


This pretty, boxed Chinese language ceramic teaset through GA Sheng:

Right here’s what the teapot (three.five″ prime) looks as if from the facet:

And in spite of everything, this exceptional, hand-crafted, beaten-silver and turquoise necklace. I feel I inherited it from my spouse’s mother, and I be expecting she purchased it someplace in the United States southwest.

Right here’s a greater view of the medallion there:

Letting pass of a majority of these beautiful issues hasn’t all been simple.  However Invoice and I are in reality overjoyed on the prospect that the proceeds from this sale can in reality lend a hand spice up two superb organizations.

See what you wish to have to bid on– and do please proportion this data with your mates!



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