Baterbys will hold Discovery Consignment Auctions Feb. 19, 26 Owners of original and reproduction works of art are being invited to “Turn Your Art Into Quick Cash” by Baterbys Art Auction Gallery at Discovery Consignment Auctions on Feb. 19 and 26 in Florida.
to his Mediterranean and French scenes. One such work, titled Artistic Plaza, a 17 inch by 12 inch serigraph, will be offered.
Fernando de Jesus Oliveira, who signs his work as “Ferjo,” is a dynamic, intriguing artist. His piece titled Chagall’s Recital, is a surreal and metaphysical homage to the artists Marc Chagall and Joan Miro. The limited edition giclee on canvas will be sold.
There will be no buyer's premium in the auction. Bidding for some artworks will start at under $100, and some pieces will carry no reserves (minimums) at all. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit UCP of Central Florida, an organization that serves children with disabilities and developmental delays in the Orlando area. To learn more, please click on www.ucpcfl.org.
Attendees at both auctions will have the opportunity to win free works of art and other giveaways, in spontaneous raffles held throughout the day. Also, everyone will receive a free print, valued at $100, just for attending. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Cuba Libre Restaurant of Orlando. This will let bidders browse the gallery in a festive atmosphere.
The auctions will begin promptly at 5 p.m. (EST) at both venues, with previews from 4-5 p.m. Online bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted.
Baterbys offers its clients something unique in the industry: a lifetime money-back guarantee of authenticity for each work of art it sells, and a lifetime exchange policy for each work of art it sells. This is important to art collectors, since provenance is everything. Baterbys believes that gaining a buyer’s trust is key to ensuring that they will become repeat customers.
In July, Baterbys was named 2010 Best of Show for Advertising and Public Relations by the National Auctioneers Association, chosen out of a field of more than 1,000 entrants. Baterbys was also recognized in the sub-categories of Catalogs and Postcards (Collectibles/Specialty), Business Promotion (for Business Newsletter) and Broadcast/Audiovisual (for AV/DVD).
For more information on Baterbys and the company’s upcoming 2011 Winter Auctions, please log on to www.baterbys.com. To consign a single piece of art, an estate or an entire collection, you may call them toll-free, at (866) 537-0265. Or, you can e-mail them, at firstname.lastname@example.org.