Here’s what’s being auctioned at DIFF, Dubai Cares and Oxfam gala
December 10, 2013
Skyfall clapperboard – a one-off piece, especially among collectors, used during the filming of the latest Bond movie Skyfall. Signed by the actor Daniel Craig, the director Sam Mendes and the producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.
Aston Martin Vanquish Coupé – The famous Bond car is up for grabs. It features a stunning Skyfall silver exterior and leather interior with quilted, cooled seats embellished with the “50 Years of Bond” logo. The sill plaques are engraved with signatures of James Bond, Daniel Craig and the Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. It’s one-of-a-kind. Courtesy DIFF
Trip to Highclere Castle – Highclere is the filming location of the popular UK television show Downton Abbey. Be the guests of the Countess and Earl of Carnarvon at their stately home and enjoy afternoon tea, dinner, an overnight stay and a tour of the private estate in a vintage Rolls-Royce. Courtesy Burlison / DIFF
Scarlett Johansson sends her apologies – and a gift, too. This year it’s two tickets to the world premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, starring the three-time Golden Globe-winning actress and Oxfam ambassador. Fly business class to the US and stay in a five-star hotel before walking the red carpet, catching the film and attending the after-party.Courtesy Marvel Entertainment
Afsaneh Taebi’s acrylic masterpiece – Also from the Farjam Foundation, the untitled piece by Afsaneh Taebi’s was painted in 2007 and is part of the artist’s award-winning collection. Courtesy DIFF
Abolfazl Lireh’s Requiem – This piece was donated by the Farjam Foundation, one of the most impressive privately owned collections in the world today. It’s a powerful yet subjective piece. A guaranteed conversation starter. Courtesy DIFF