The Grand Florida Auction at the Ritz Carlton during Art Basel 12/6/08

The Grand Auction at Ritz Carlton Miami Beach, Florida

Art connoisseurs, who are also aficionados of ART Basel Miami Beach, are in for a special treat during this year’s event. On Saturday December Sixth, The Grand Florida Auction, presented by Abercrombie Auctions International, will be held at The Ritz Carleton Miami Beach, as well as simultaneously live Online via LiveAuctioneers.com. “Even if you can’t make it in person, you can bid online”, says Judy Abercrombie, CEO of Abercrombie Auctions International, who went on to say that, “everyone can appreciate Art and we want to include anyone who may have an interest so we are bringing something that will appeal to everyone. We will be featuring rising stars, the hot contemporary artists and of course The Grand Auction will include the established and more traditional artists as well. I have taken steps to ensure everyone’s happiness by including some very affordable items, as an alternative to the sometimes stratospheric six figure prices to be found at Art Basel, prices at the Grand Auction are expected to range from $100 to $150,000!

Abercrombie’s has brought together a collection that is deep and varied covering almost all of today’s legendary artistic talent. Featuring original Warhol, Lichtenstien, Max, Dines,Hirst, Salle, Erte, Rauschenberg, Indiana, Basquiat, Wesselman, and many, many others.

When it comes to Estate Jewelry and collectibles, Abercrombie’s is pulling out all of the stops for the buyers who want to take home that special gift for their significant others”. Offered for bid will be a large selection of watches including Rolex, Piaget, Breitling, IWC,and other high end watches. There will be beautiful one of a kind Estate Jewelry Pieces, The vast collection of Estate Jewelry includes a 20 carat ruby pendant, a 30.22 carat Emerald Pendant surrounded with Diamonds, a 28 carat Sapphire Necklace with matching Bracelet to name but a few of the fabulous items! The incredible jewelry selection will feature many extraordinary pieces, far too many to list!

The event has been designed for both locals and visitors, who want an opportunity to participate in a Grand Auction during the 2nd largest Art Show in the world. Discriminating aficionados and collectors will have a chance to bid on some of the finest art in the world, Abercrombie promises to please. When it comes to Estate Jewelry, Abercrombie is pulling out all of the stops for the buyers who want to take home that special gift for their significant others”.

Place: Ritz Carlton, 1 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Time: The auction is open to the public with preview starting at 11:00 AM. The auction begins at 12:30 PM and runs until 5:00 PM.

Opulence and Diversity, to be held during Art Basel Miami Beach, produced by Abercrombie Auctions International, will commence at the Ritz Carlton, Miami Beach on Saturday December 6th, and be simulcast live online at www.AbercrombieAuctionsIntl.com

The multifaceted auction will include pieces by famous contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Damien Hirst, David Salle and Robert Motherwell, alongside selected works by Dali, Lichtenstein, Max, Dines, Erte, Indiana, Basquiat and Wesselman. Additionally works by such artists as Louis Icart, H.C. Pissarro, and Jose Clemente Orozco, sculptors Alex Archipenko, Ernst Neizvestny and Wilfredo Lam will be featured. The program will continue with the presentation of a collection of artworks by the 2007 Directors Choice Award Winner Purvis Young.

On hand, attending the event in person along with the results of their creative efforts will be some notable rising stars of the contemporary art scene including Keith Pawlak, Cerj Lalonde, Marlene Rose, Scott Menaul, Boris Aptekarev and Richard Kurtz. A contingent of emerging Latin American artists will also be represented.

While offering an extensive repertoire of contemporary art The Grand Auction will feature selected works of Grand Masters. For example Rodin Hands, will be on display and available, “A metaphor for human thought”, according to the German philosopher Martin Heidegger“, (Rodin Hands), Heidegger goes on to say,” reaches and extends, receives and welcomes”, much as Abercrombie Auctions International welcomes you to appreciate and bid on Van Dyck’s “The Penitent Magdalen”.
Come and view many different antique Asian collectables of Ivory, Jade, and much more, including a selection of unique and fascinating Art Deco clocks, Bronzes by Picasso, Maurice Falconet, Telemaque and a Piquera “Sea Life” bronze with colorful enamel.

Offered for bid will be a large quantity of beautiful one of a kind Jewelry, including a 20 carat ruby pendant and 30 carat emerald to name but two of the items! The incredible jewelry selection will feature many extraordinary pieces, far too many to list! An incredible Christmas shopping opportunity. Further extending the gift giving opportunities will be a collection of watches including Rolex, Piaget, Breitling, IWC, Roger Dubuis, Ulysse Nardin and other high end watches.
The distinctive Artwork, Jewelry, Collectibles and other Luxury Goods available at Abercrombie’s Grand Auction will contribute a rare focus to a unique event where discriminating individuals will find that the experience of buying is itself a performance to remember.

CEO Judy Abercrombie, a woman who prides herself on offering a wide range of distinctive and unique works of art for selective collectors, Said that, “along with some of the actual artists in attendance, we want to bring something for everyone, a unique tapestry of items with Fine Art works from traditional artists to the rising stars, from the established masters to hot contemporary artists. When it comes to Jewelry, Abercrombie’s is pulling out all of the stops for the buyers who want to take home that special holiday gift for their significant others”. There will be something in everyone’s price range.
The event has been designed for both locals and visitors, who want an opportunity to participate in a Grand Auction during the 2nd largest Art Show in the world. Discriminating aficionados and collectors will have a chance to bid on some of the finest art in the world, Abercrombie promises to please.

The Grand Auction is open to the public
The Admission is Free, The Knowledge is Free, The Experience is Priceless.
Saturday, December 6th
Ritz Carlton One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 USA
Preview: 11:00 AM.
Auction: 12:30 – 5:00 PM
To view and pre-register contact;
Abercrombie Auctions International
www.AbercrombieAuctionsInternational.com
info@abercrombieauctionsinternational.com
Tel: 954-913-9490
Fax: 954-920-8284
611 Phippen -Waiters Road
Suite 104
Dania Beach, Florida 33004

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