Julien's Auctions is proud to present "Music Icons" summer auction taking place at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas on Thursday, June 24th and Friday, June 25th, 2010.
Leading this magnificent offering and unprecedented event is a selection of twenty-two exquisite furniture lots commissioned by Michael Jackson for his planned residence in Kent, England, during the "This Is It" concert series in London. Colombostile Artisans have supplied luxurious handmade Italian furnishings to countless embassies, palaces, historical homes and sumptuous hotels in every continent. Julien's Auctions will execute the recreation of Michael Jackson's Kent home for the public viewing for the first time ever at Newbridge Silverware's Museum of Style Icons in Ireland from Tuesday, March 16th – Sunday May 23rd and at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas from Monday, June 14, 2010 through Thursday, June 24, 2010. Michael's fans and the public will experience how the entertainer's home would have looked like with his custom designed Colombostile furniture ordered by the icon himself. As a tribute to the late King of Pop, Colombostile will be donating a generous portion of the proceeds from the sale of these items to benefit MusiCares and Joshua's Heart, both 501(c)3 charities.
Highlights from this opulent collection include:
An elegant seashell encrusted silk upholstered "Shells" bergere with silver leaf front legs from the "Haute Couture" collection (Est. $16,500-$18,500), a lavish "Swarovski" crystal embellished bergere finished in platinum-gold leaf and upholstered in metallic leather from the "Haute Couture" collection (Est. $16,500-$18,500), and a luxuriant faux leopard and Ostrich feather trimmed "Wild Cat" bergere from the "Haute Couture" collection (Est. $16,500-$18,500), a regal pair of red velvet armchairs with gold double-headed eagle embroidery from the "Kalamos" collection (Est. $57,000-$60,000), a magnificent 17th century style parcel gilt ebonized wood writing desk with mother of pearl inlay from the "Il ‘600" collection (Est. $115,000-$120,000), and a monumental Baroque/eclectic style red velvet and parcel gilt sofa with hard stone inlay from the "Esmeralda" collection (Est. $130,000-$150,000).
The fabulous Colombostile collection of furniture made for Michael Jackson, which presents an exciting once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for buyers, is part of Julien's three day auction taking place at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas on June 24th-27th, 2010.
In addition to the Colombostile collection commissioned by Michael Jackson, this auction will include more than 200 items from his life and career as well as other Music Icons. These additional highlights will tour for the first time to Ponte 16 in Macau, China from April 30th – May 9th. Ponte 16 is a world-class integrated casino-entertainment resort located in the culturally rich Inner Harbor of Macau.
Some of the additional highlights include:
The Collection David Nordahl — Michael Jackson's commissioned artwork by the famed artist includes his study art supplied to Michael Jackson to approve his work prior to creating the masterpieces that adorned the walls at Neverland. Collection includes: Study for "Tryptych" (Est. $6,000-$8,000), Study for "Michael" (Est. $4,000-$6,000), Study for "Prince, The Boy King" (Est. $6,000-$8,000).
Michael Jackson Signed "Beat It" Jacket (Est. $8,000-$12,000), Michael Jackson Stage Worn Sunglasses Gifted to Actor Corey Feldman (Est. $2,000-$4,000), Michael Jackson's Military Jacket That He Wore When He Married Debbie Rowe (Est. $6,000-$8,000), Michael Jackson's White Swarovski Crystal Glove (Est. $20,000-$30,000), Beaded Shirt (Est. $10,000-$12,000) and Sequined Jacket (Est. $14,000-$16,000) Iconic Ensemble Worn on Stage During the "Victory" Tour, Michael Jackson Handwritten and Signed "Bad" Lyrics (Est. $2,000-$4,000), Elvis Presley's lock of hair from army buzz cut won by a fan in the 1950's (Est. $6,000-$8,000), Jimi Hendrix Stage Played Fender Guitar (Est. $150,000-$200,000), Britney Spears Stage Costumes and many more.
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