The HK House of Peers and Harmony Kingdom offers you the
opportunity to win an extremely rare prototype of 'Hibiscus,'
an unreleased Harmony Garden box figurine. At the same time you would be
assisting NAMI (the National Alliance
on Mental Illness), a grass roots
organization dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement
quality of life for all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
Master Carver Monique Baldwin carved this 'Hibiscus' box figurine as part of Lord Byron's Harmony
Garden. This prototype was made at Wimberley Mills in England, yet
it was never released.
beautiful box figurine showcases a gorgeous tropical flower, the
hibiscus. The piece is
approximately 2.5" tall and 2" in diameter.
| 'Hibiscus' Prototype
The 'Hibiscus' has hallmarks on both
sides of the lid. The image on the left (below) features: Eye (Monique
Baldwin); 1 (first edition); and Double M (year of carving - 2000).
The opposite side (image below right) includes: Treble Clef (HBC
logo); and © (Copyright).
|'Hibiscus' Prototype Lid
The 'Hibiscus' opens to reveal Lord
Byron surfing past a tropical island just as a volcano erupts! The
base bears the handwritten marking HIBISCUS #001.
'Hibiscus' Prototype Interior
'Hibiscus' Prototype Base
This extremely rare piece would make a very special gift for your
special someone-or yourself! With your winning bid you support the efforts of NAMI,
in their dedication to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the
improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by
these diseases. So, surf on over and bid now!
auction was held on eBay
and ended Sunday, June 3, 2007
raising $404.99 for NAMI
NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness)
is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated
to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness
(major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia,
obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders) and their
families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation's voice on
mental illness, a national organization including NAMI
organizations in every state and in over 1100 local communities
across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission
through advocacy, research, support, and education.
This is a charity auction sponsored by the HK House of Peers to benefit NAMI.
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If you have any questions about this auction, e-mail the [HOP Charity Coordinator]
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