Property from the Collection of Anthony Bourdain presented by Lark Mason Associates

online only auction21 day sale sale is over
  • LocationNew Braunfels, TX 78130
Dates

Bidding Starts

Wed
Oct 9
12am

Bidding Ends

Wed
Oct 30
12am

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Last updated October 1, 2018

The items in this sale will be available for online preview starting October 2. To purchase a printed auction catalog please click here (Limit 5).

Three concurrent exhibitions of select items will run during the auction.
A selection of highlights will be on view in each city.

TEXAS EXHIBITION
October 9-30
Monday-Saturday
10am-4pm
Lark Mason Associates
210 W. Mill Street
New Braunfels, TX

NEW YORK EXHIBITION
October 9-30
Monday-Saturday
10am-4pm
Lark Mason Associates
227 E. 120th Street
New York, NY

GEORGIA EXHIBITION
October 15-25: by appt. only
October 28: 10am-7pm
October 29-30: 10am-4pm
Everard Auctions & Appraisals
2436 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA

This auction showcases nearly 200 lots that Anthony Bourdain personally acquired during his life and it includes some of his most valued possessions: artwork, books, home and decorative furnishings, knives, wrist watches, apparel and more. A significant portion of the proceeds will benefit the Anthony Bourdain Legacy Scholarship at his alma mater, The Culinary Institute of America. The scholarship was established –in the spirit of Bourdain himself–to support CIA students pursuing a semester abroad or taking part in one of the college’s global cuisines and cultures international programs. The remaining proceeds will go to the estate of Anthony Bourdain. The sale is divided into categories that reflect Bourdain’s multifarious interests: film, art, cooking, travel, writing and his endless observations of world culture.

Highlights include:

Brad Phillips (Canadian), Cristine and Me as Still-Life, oil on canvas, 2016 (Est: $2,000–$4,000),
John Lurie (American, born 1952), This Party Sucks, watercolor on paper (Est: $1,000–$2,000)
Peter Lovig Nielsen teak flip-top desk, Denmark, 20th century (Est: $800–$1,200)
Custom Bob Kramer steel and meteorite chef’s knife (Est: $4,000–$6,000)
Chrome duck press from the Paris episode of The Layover (Est: $200–$300)
Vietnamese blue-and-white ceramic tall bottle form vase, with cover (Est: $250-$450)
An original typed manuscript or early draft for A Bone in the Throat by Anthony Bourdain (Est: $700–$1,000)
Simpson script for The Food Wife, with signed inscriptions to Bourdain (Est.: $800-$1200)

The auction will continue Anthony Bourdain’s interest in education via the Anthony Bourdain Legacy Scholarship at The Culinary Institute of America, his alma mater. The donations from the sale, equal to 40 percent of the hammer price, will be made by the Bourdain family. Chef Bourdain graduated from the CIA in the class of 1978 and in 2017 received an honorary Doctor of Human Letters in Culinary Arts, presented by CIA President Dr. Tim Ryan, who acknowledged his importance as “possibly the most recognizable food personality on the planet." To learn more about the Anthony Bourdain Legacy Scholarship, click here.

If you have not already created an account with iGavel Auctions click here. (Please note registration is a two part process.)

Peter Lovig Nielsen Teak Flip Top Desk, Denmark, 20th Century, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

Custom Bob Kramer Steel and Meteorite Chef’s Knife, with Certificate to Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

Chrome Duck Press from the Paris Episode of The Layover, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

Ralph Steadman (British b. 1936), The Brain of Hunter Thompson, Silkscreen, Artists Proof, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

French Silvered Bronze Bibendum or Michelin Man Sculpture, Ca. 1950-1970, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

French Silvered Bronze Bibendum or Michelin Man Sculpture, Ca. 1950-1970, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

Small Red Verve Cardboard Record Case with Vinyl Records, including Velvet Underground, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

John Lurie (American b. 1952), The Sky is Falling, I am Learning to Live with It, Watercolor, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

Custom US Navy Jacket from the USS Nashville, with a 'Tony Bourdain' Patch, Anthony Bourdain Auction, Anthony Bourdain collection, celebrity auction

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