The HK House of Peers and Harmony
Kingdom offer you the opportunity to
win a prototype of an unreleased box figurine. At the same time you
can assist NAMI (National Alliance for
the Mentally Ill), a grass roots organization dedicated to eradicating
mental illness and improving the quality of life for those affected by these
The Geese box was carved in England by David Lawrence.
It features a pair of geese and four goslings. The gander is standing guard and
the goose sits on the eggs that have not yet hatched, while the goslings start
exploring the world around them. Inside a fifth gosling has just come out of its
was held on eBay
and ended May 26, 2002
This delicate box prototype is
only 2 inches tall; the base is approximately 1 5/8" x 1 3/8". The hallmarks are
a treble clef, ©,
the initials "D.L", a clock face (indicating the piece was carved in late 1995,
and the diamond (indicating the prototype was produced
The bottom is marked in ink "GEESE
#001." David Lawrence has initialed (D.L) both the base and the lid.
Geese Prototype Base
NAMI is the nation's leading grassroots organization solely dedicated
to improving the lives of persons with severe mental illnesses
(major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders). Their
efforts focus on support to persons with serious mental illnesses
and to their families. They advocate non-discriminatory and
equitable federal and state policies; increased research funding
into the causes, symptoms, and treatments for mental illness; and
education to eliminate the pervasive stigma toward severe mental
illness. Through advocacy and education, NAMI translates
biomedical research advances into effective treatment and services
for individuals with serious mental illness.
This is a charity auction sponsored by the HK House of Peers to benefit NAMI.
Visit the eBay auction for specific auction details.
If you have any questions about this auction, e-mail the [HOP Charity Coordinator]
at [email@example.com] before bidding.