CRY - Child Rights and You America Inc.
cordially invites you to Pledge 2011, an evening to
benefit underprivileged children
Auction items for the live auction at the CRY America
dinner - Pledge 2011 on May 13th
Venue: Taj, The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street, New York, U.S.A. 10065
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.
Brunch with Sharmila Tagore at the famed Vermilion NYC
Private brunch with Legendry Indian Actress Sharmila Tagore Pautaudi and with the amazing women of Vermilion sponsored by Rohini Dey (owner/founder, concept creator Vermilion) and executed by celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan... who will create a terrific tasting menu. Bid to either savor the flavors one on one with Sharmila or club it with a few friends for a common experience. Also available, a kitchen and back of the house tour if it interests you.
Website address: www.thevermilionrestaurant.com
May 17th, 2011
Restaurant: The Vermilion Address: 480 Lexington Avenue, at East 46th Street
Reserve price: $5000
Some Items for silent auction:
Through a process of precise folding - and without and cutting or pasting- this vintage book undergoes a quirky transformation, with the original text becoming the texture.
Title: Marlowe Shakespeare
Publisher: The Harvard Classics
Printed in: 1988
Height:9” Maroon faux leather cover
Width: 9” Gilt edged pages
Depth: 6” Ribbon bookmark
Book artist: Banoo Batliboi, Mumbai, India
Jewellery from Surat Diamond
4 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 and painting of Gulzar
Autographed book by Vikram Chandra
Sacred Games, Vikram Chandra's most recent novel, was published in 2006. Set in a sprawling Mumbai, it features Sartaj Singh, a policeman who first appeared in Love and Longing in Bombay. Over 900 pages long, Sacred Games was one of the year's most anticipated new novels.