CCB Auction Items


The following items have been donated to directly benefit Global Centurion Foundation’s important work to combat modern slavery by focusing on demand. These items will be available to bid upon at the 2013 Capital City Ball Silent Auction.



Cape Cod Cottage in Brewster, MA: This cottage has central air conditioning, wifi, and thermal air tub. Spend the day at nearby Saints Landing Beach or other beautiful Cape beaches. Then head to Brewster General Store or Kate’s Ice Cream for a cooling cone. Have a cookout (or cocktail) on the oversized deck while the kids run and play in the large yard with tree swing. When the tide is out, explore the tidal flats for shells, sea-worms and crabs, or do some clamming. Enjoy nearby restaurants, shopping, museums galleries, fishing charters and whale watching, all just a short drive away. The house is centrally located in the town of Brewster, half-way between the Cape Cod Canal and Provincetown. It is just off of Route 6A, also called the King’s Highway, home to many of the Cape’s wonderful restaurants and shops. 3 bedrooms (sleeps 6) 2 full baths, 2 outdoor showers, cable, grill, A? mile from beach. One Week, available late-September through early-June, by agreement with owner.Retail Value: $1500; Starting Bid: $500

Weekend in Libellule Bed & Breakfast, Thomassin, Haiti: (near Port au Prince and PetionVille) Explore Haiti from a beautiful bed and breakfast in the hills. The Libellule is a secure gated community, located in the beautiful and peaceful setting of Thomassin 25, just 15 minutes from PtionVille. At an altitude of 3,000 ft, enjoy the nice temperature, healthy and relaxing mountain life in facilities including a beautiful garden view, delicious cuisine, local and international TV, complimentary wireless internet, local and international telephone service (with free calls to USA/Canada). Ample parking facilities as well as a transport service to and from PetionVille, Port-au-Prince and the airport makes the Libellule the perfect location for your vacation, seminar, conference, or special event. Our friendly management team is fluent in French, English and Spanish. Website: Value: $1,000; Starting Bid: $250


Butterflies at Dusk:Artist: Carrie Lederer; Lino print/individually painted, 9×11″, Acrylic/ink, Carrie Lederer has been producing artwork and exhibitions for thirty years. Raised in Detroit, Michigan, she attended Michigan State University and received a BFA in sculpture and a BA in Art Education. Lederer has exhibited her work nationally in galleries across the country, including exhibitions at Mills College Art Museum in Oakland, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, and The Lab in San Francisco; Her exhibitions have been reviewed in local and national publications including ArtNews, ArtWeek, Art Issues Magazine, and Diablo Magazine. She is the recipient of the prestigious Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Award, and her work was included in 2005 New American Paintings. In 2006 she was commissioned by Art Source to create a public art installation in the lobby of 101 California Street in downtown San Francisco. She has a solo show scheduled at the Triton Museum in 2014. Value $300. Starting Bid: $75

Photograph, Cambodian Rural Life, Color; Artist: Chad Riley. Chad Riley studied at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara and afterwards, moved to New York City to become a freelance photographer shooting for a diverse client list in advertising, fashion and action sports industries. He was also a Photo Assistant to Annie Leibovitz, and travelled all over the world with Vogue and Vanity Fair on photo assignments with Bono, Oprah, Giselle, Muhammad Ali and even Queen Elizabeth (to name a few). Chad recently photographed Annie Leibovitz, herself, for the cover of her new book At Work.
Chad is a co-founder of The Blind Project, an on-line movement to raise awareness about human trafficking. These two photographs are part of an exhibition telling the story of sex-trafficking survivors. Value: $500; Starting Bid: $200.

Lithograph, Southin Rita by Richard Bell, Aboriginal Artist, Australia. One of the most famous Australian Aborigine artists, Bells work has been featured in the 9th Sydney Biennale, Australian Perspecta and Arat6jara in Dusseldorf and London. He was the winner of the Niataol Aboriginal Art Award at Gold Coast in 1993 and is featured in dozens of galleries and museums in Australia including the National Gallery of Victoria, the University of Old Museum and the National Galley of Australia. Value: $2500; Starting Bid: $400

Print on Japanese Rice Paper, Where He Alit He Ran Amok, Bill Stamets, a Midwest artist who uses anthropomorphic imagery, word play, to comment on society. His work is featured in a number of museums including the Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA, and the University of Iowa. Value: $1,000. Starting Bid: $350.

San Ildefonso Pueblo, Jerome Matinez, Tewa Pueblo Painter
Jerome Martinez is from a Native American Tribe called Tewa, and is a life long resident of
the Tewa pueblo called San IIdefonso Puelbo, located near Santa Fe, New Mexico. He comes come from a long line of famous Tewa pottery makers. His great grandmother was Maria Martinez, which has become a name synonymous with Native American Pottery. He has been painting Native American scenes for over 30 years. His work is featured in numerous tribal and U.S. galleries and museums. Value: $2500; Starting Bid: $350.

World Maker, by Dale De Armond, 1993:AMERICAN ESKIMO 20TH CENTURY, LITHOGRAPH, SIGNED AND TITLED #103/199 1979. SHEET 26 1/2 X 22 1/2″; FRAMED AND GLAZED-30 X 25″ De Armond (July 2, 1914 – November 21, 2006) Sitka, Alaska, was an American artist, printmaker and book illustrator. Her prints are collected in several books, including Dale De Armond: a first book collection of her prints, Alaska Northwest Pub. Co., 1979. Value: $750; Starting Bid: $250.

Kiss of Aloha, by Hisashi Otsuka, Lithograph, 38/1000, unframed. Hisashi Otsuka is an artist of remarkable dedication. Schooled in Zen and the martial arts, he has lived and worked by the warriors code of discipline and duty. Rooted in Japanese tradition, but residing in Hawaii, he is known throughout the world for his boldness of color and style that mark him as truly unique. In New York, London, Paris, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Hawaii, Otsukas one-man shows have earned the highest praise. His international prominence increases year. Kiss of Aloha is one of his most famous lithographs. Value $3600: Starting Bid: $950.

Ghanian Child Slaves in Fishing Industry, Photograph, Kay Chernush. Kay Chernush is a leading US photographer with more than 25 years experience in commercial and fine art image-making. Based in the Washington, DC area, her assignments and interests have taken her all over the world in search of the “transforming moment” — using her cameras to “see” the extraordinary in the ordinary. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the several Fortune 500 companies, the World Bank, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and the National Institutes of Health, private collections both in this country and abroad, and in solo and juried group exhibitions. In 2010 she founded ArtWorks for Freedom, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to use the power of art in the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking. Value: $1000; Starting Bid: $450.

San Francisco Museum of Modern ArtFamily Art (SFMOMA) Pack: Books and Museum passes.(books: Dollar Orgami, by Won Park, $20; My Listography: My Amazing Life in Lists, Chronicle Books; $13; Let’s Make some Great Placemat Art!by Marion Deuchars; $13; 4 passes toSFMOMA.Total Value: $200; Starting bid: $50



Set of Bangladeshi Pink Pearls:In Comilla, east of Dhaka, the indigenous industry of pearl culturing is most highly developed in Bangladesh.The giant fresh water mussels which host the culturing are harvested, for the most part, by one of the most interesting peoples of the country, the Bebe, sometimes known as river gypsies. These pearls were hand-picked and hand-strung in the famous Gulshan 2 market. Pink pearls are the natural color of those cultured in Bangladesh. Value $250.00; Starting Bid: $100.00

Tree of Life Pin from the Artazia Collection. The tree of life is a symbol often addressed by artists. This hand-crafted pin measures 1.8 inches by 1.5 inches and is a miniature artwork. Retail Value: $150; Starting Bid: $75.00

Beautiful Fendi Zucca Pattern Tote Bag: 12 x 16 in Fendi, one of the most famous designer names in Italy. Roomy enough for every item.Value: $1,500; Starting Bid: $200

Tory Burch Wallet:Robinson Zip Continental Wallet – Named for Tory’s parents, Reva and Buddy Robinson, the Robinson Zip Continental Wallet, made from the highest quality, scratch-resistant Italian leather, is as pretty and classic as it comes. The chic shape features plenty of pockets for essentials and keeps you organized on the go. New in Box with TB insignia.Value: $220; Starting Bid: $50

Christmas Tree Pins. The evergreen tree is the symbol of rebirth and resurrection and eternity dating back to ancient times. The color green signified the life force through the year. The tree points toward the heavens, and some say the three points of the tree represent the Trinity. The lights on the Christmas tree symbolize light of the soul or spirit. Here is a Set of 18 beautiful Christmas tree pins, some vintage. Value approximately $35 – $100 per pin. Value: $500 plus. Complete set with box starting bid – $350.00

10 Dragonfly Pins. The dragonfly is said to be the symbol of the between this world and the next. It is also the carrier of spiritual messages, and represents our deeper thoughts and desires. This set of dragonfly pins contains several vintage pins. Complete set with box. Value: $500; Starting Bid: $250

Enid Collins Wood Purse Collectible. Enid Collins opened Collins of Texas in Medina, Texas in 1959, producing whimsical, happy handbags. Collins, the owner and designer, operated the company until 1970, when it was purchased by the Tandy Leather Corporation. The Collins company primarily made two types of bags – wooden box purses, and canvas bucket style bags. Each purse was hand decorated with paint, sequins and rhinestones in themed designs. Never intended to be fad creations, Enid Collins finished all of her handbags with leather trim, mirrors, brass findings and fasteners. They were intended to be good quality, fun day bags. A bit of glitz on the way to the grocery store! Today, they are prime collectibles, and are found in premiere antique and collectible shops.Value: $150; Starting Bid: $50.

Timmy Woods of Beverly Hills Handbag. Timmy Woods is a leading designer and manufacturer of fashion forward, high quality, wearable art handbags for women. On the cutting edge of art and fashion, these bags are unique one-of-a-kind handbags, each hand-carved from wood one at a time. Each handbag has a drop-in shoulder strap and is lined with silky bengaline and all markings are natural. Your collection of Timmy Woods purses can double as home furnishing accessories. They are one of a kind art pieces, never mass produced. Value: $200; Starting Bid: $75

1917 Orpheum Number 1 Tenor Banjo:This beautiful antique banjo plays great, sounds fantastic, and comes with the original case, according to the musician donor of this instrument. The Encapsulated History of Classic Banjo Manufacturers notes that Orpheum was one of the Banjo manufacturers of the Golden Age. Fair market value: $800; Starting Bid: $250


Akribos XXIV Mens Watch, New in Box, mens large dial diamond quartz chronograph bracelet watch, Value: $250; Starting Bid: $90.