BEVERLY, Mass. – Kaminski Auctions will auction the personal collection of Marla Maples and Tiffany Trump on day two of their Annual Thanksgiving auction. The auction will be held at their auction gallery in Beverly, Massachusetts, on November 30th and December 1st. LiveAuctioneers will provide the Internet live-bidding services for the sale.
A portion of the proceeds from Marla Maples’ collection will benefit a cause very dear to her heart: the newly formed Brain Cancer Research Institute headed by Santosh Kesari in San Diego, California. Having first hand experience with a loved one battling brain cancer, Maples knows how important this research is to finding the cause and treatment of this terrible disease.
Featured from the collection is an Art Deco solid bronze Erte sculpture on a marble basevalued at $2,000-$3,000. Also highlighted is a wonderful Val St. Lambert Jupiter vase with 24K gold applied decoration.
Original furnishings from the consignors’ Trump Tower residence include a modern designer sideboard with coral type veneer and brass inlay, circa 1980s. The lot also includes three photographs of the sideboard in situ at the Trump residence. There is also a pair of designer chrome and beveled glass side tables, also part of the original furnishings at Trump Towers, New York.
Art from the collection includes an oil on canvas scene of children climbing a ladder signed “O. Tanner” purchased byDonald Trump for Marla Maples, along with multiple personal photographs and other interesting memorabilia from the couple’s years together. These personal effects include a “Rich Donald/Poor Donald” doll given to Donald Trump by David Letterman on his show in the late 1980s.
There is a fabulous original Escada trunk with brass locks stamped “Escada” and accompanied by a travel tag marked “Maples/Trump” with the original Trump Towers address. The trunk is conservatively valued at $2,000-$2,500. Other personal items of interest include a bottle of 1945 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, given to Marla and Donald Trump at their wedding. This special bottle of wine is valued at between $3,000 and $5,000.
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