CRY's Auction Event at Taj, New York 2012

Live auction

Venue: Taj, The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street, New York, U.S.A. 10065
Autographed guitar by Paul McCartney
Reserve price: $4000
Autographed Record album- The Beatles- Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison
Reserve price: $3000
Seema Kohli painting
When you see Ms. Kohli’s work, you’re taken aback by the brilliance of the colors, the strangeness of the figures and the ethereal brushwork, but you will remember the mysterious orb that hangs over her oeuvre, it is the golden womb and it is her refrain, her leitmotif and the centre of her artistic vision.
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Year: 2011
Title: The Golden Womb series
Medium: Mix medium on canvas Size: 3 X 4 ft
Reserve price: $14,000  
Murali Nagapuzha painting
Mr. Nagapuzha is a self- taught artist from Kerala. His paintings transport you into a wondrous realm where the grass seems greener, the sun more golden, the flowers brighter than you can imagine. Murali’s belief that, “Children have rights and it is their right to live in this beautiful world” is captured on canvas as his memories and dreams from his early years.
Year: 2011 Title:Home and Garden
Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 3 X 2.5 ft
Reserve price: $3000  

10 people lunch/ dinner by Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan, Judge of the popular show 'Chopped' at your residence

Bid for a delicious meal specially cooked by Chef Maneet Chauhan for 10 guests at your residence. All you need to do is present the chef with a ‘mystery basket’ of ingredients and prepare to be delighted with a mouth-watering three-course meal! The date for this meal to be confirmed within 3 month’s at a 3 week’s notice and subject to the Chef’s availability.

Reserve price: $2500

President Barack Obama signed Baseball

Reserve price: $1200
Former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed Baseball

Reserve price: $1200
Nascar Driving Experience with 4 Night Stay and Airfare for (2)

Reserve price: $4000
Zero Gravity Flight for (1) with 3 Night Hotel Stay and Airfare for (2)

Reserve price: $5500
Charles Schultz - Snoopy Sketch

Reserve price: $1600
Star Trek cast signed photograph

Reserve price: $1600

Some more exciting auction offerings include:

  • US Open Golf 2012 Premium Trophy Club Package at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, CA with 3-Night Hotel Stay and Airfare for (2) - Reserve price: $4000
  • Titanic Mini movie poster autographed by actors - Reserve price: $1200

Silent auction

Sidhartha Pani painting

A native of India, Siddharth Pani loved to draw as a child. Much of his current work is based on scenes around his hometown, Brookline, MA. He loves the town and its gardens, ponds and parks.

Year: 2011 Title: Bullish
Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 24 X 36 inches

Aditi Swaminathan painting

A visual artist based in Canada, painting and experimenting in different mediums has become a passion and a big part of her life. In her work, Aditi aims to suggest a luminous art de vivre!

Year: 2011 Title: The enchanted lotus
Medium: Watercolor
on paper
Size: 11 X 15 inches

Jewellery from Surat Diamond

12 exquisite pieces of Pearl and semi precious jewellery will be put up for auction by Surat Diamond Jewellery

Poem by Javed Akthar
Autographed poem of 'Mumbai Tere Bachche' (Mumbai, your children), describing the trials and tribulations of street children in Mumbai city in India
Book by Gulzar
Autographed books by Gulzar
Kajol's popular movies
Autographed DVDs of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Fanna, My Name is Khan
We are grateful to Priyanka Mathew from Sotheby's for conducting the live auction. Priyanka is the Specialist, Head of Sale for Modern and Contemporary South Asian art at Sotheby's and has worked closely with South Asian art and artists.