Theres one in every family - the person who has (almost) everything! However, we at Bidsquare believe that the impossible, particular and eccentric personalities are the most exciting to surprise. Weve wrapped up an unexpected gift guide that offers determined loved ones with a plethora of present options. With rare and authentic items added everyday, you can bid and browse for that particular "one" without even having to take your slippers off!
The Hobbyist Collector:
Help someone start their fine print, poster or vintage sign collection! Book worms will crunch through the pages of our first and limited edition options while those with the need for speed can cruise happily through catalogs featuring vintage toys, luxury collectibles and blinking oddities.
Top Row: Lot 677, Rattan Bicycle, Estimate $800 - $1,200; Lot 310, Jim Dine, Hand Painting on the Mandala, 1986, Estimate $6,000 - $8,000; Lot 1438, Lionel Standard Gauge #33 Toy Train Outfit, Estimate $200 - $400
Bottom Row: Lot 90, Ray Bradbury, 18 works with First Editions; Estimate $400 - $600; Lot 566, Monumental Architectural Signage, Crown, Estimate $3,000 - $4,000; Lot 561, Baby Bugatti, Electric-powered Childs Car, Estimate $6,000 - $8,000
The Forever Decorator:
Take advantage of our decorative arts! Satisfy the ultimate nest maker, the person who simply cannot turn away a special object - there is always a little bit more room in their house! With a massive group of Picasso ceramics and an extraordinary lamp auction coming up, you wont want to miss your chance to hack into these holiday selections.
Top Row: Lot 31, (Aft) Andy Warhol Cow Wallpaper, Estimate $3,000 - $4,000; Lot 27, Pablo Picasso, Grave Gris, 1954, Estimate $8,000 - $12,000; Lot 750, Modern Found Object Tables, Estimate $200 - $400
The Seriously Styled:
Theres no time like the present...or is it..theres no present like time? Browse our upcoming watches this minute! If you know a family member who enjoys the finer things in life, then flip through our fashionable auctions that include impressive jewelry, handbags, silk scarves, couture and other wearable wonders.
Top Row: Lot 73, Patek Philippe, Perpetual Calendar Moonphase Wristwatch, Estimate $18,000 - $22,000; Lot 179, A Pucci Multicolor Sheer Silk Scarf, Estimate $100 - $200; Lot 18A, An Hermes 32cm Fauve Matte Niloticus Crocodile HAC Birkin Bag, Estimate $20,000 - $25,000
Bottom Row: Lot 218, A Pair of 14 Karat Yellow Gold Doorknocker Earrings, Estimate $700 - $900; Lot 55, A Pair of Alexander McQueen Rhombic Embroidered Shoes, Estimate $400 - $500; Lot 2390, Bvlgari Untreated Kashmir Sapphire & Diamond Bypass Ring, Estimate $50,000 - $70,000
The Busy in the Kitchen:
One of our favorite holiday sounds is the banging of pots and pans - a sure sign of the scrumptious meal to come! Do you know someone with a passion for table top decor? Take a peek at the items that will spice up your hosts distinguished taste!
Top Row: Lot 294, (13) Illums Bolighus Candlesticks Wood, Denmark, c. 1963, Estimate $1,000 - $1,500; Lot 589, Fornasetti Adam and Eve Coaster Sets, Estimate $800 - $1,200; Lot 235, Clarice Cliff Bizarre Decorated Jug Ceramic, England, 1928-30, Estimate $400 - $500
Bottom Row: Lot 241, Thirteen-piece Susie Cooper Cubist Breakfast Service, England, c. 1935, Estimate $75 - $125; Lot 665, Vintage Wooden Spoon Collection, Estimate $500 - $700; Lot 341, Navajo Silver Salt and Pepper Shakers, Estimate $500 - $700
Were just getting you started! Make sure to register ahead of time for our auctions this season - you’ll be rubbing your hands in anticipation when the "one" who has everything is unwrapping their one-of-a-kind gift!
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Jessica Helen Weinberg | Senior Content Editor at Bidsquare