45 Bal Polski SILENT AUCTION LOTS

Many thanks to our generous donors and bidders on the night!

Wilno – a City Stroll

A one day guided tour for 2-4 people around the historic city of Wilno,
in the company of renowned Wilno resident and history enthusiast, Paweł Czetrykowski.
Valid in 2017

Afternoon Tea with the Polish Ambassador

His Excellency the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland, Dr Arkady Rzegocki is delighted to invite two guests for an afternoon tea to be held at the Polish Embassy

 

Beautiful Lady Ceramic Jardiniere

by the renowned ceramicist Mrs Elżbieta Stanhope

Inspired by a wide range of art from the past, from Italian majolicas and Renaissance terracotta busts to the oriental nature paintings of China, Korea and Japan, http://www.elzbietastanhope.com

 

2 tickets to Goran Bregović and Bijelo Dugme concert

February 23rd 2017, at Apollo Hammersmith

Donated by Premier PR

 

2 Tickets to a guided tour of the London home of the composer George Frederic Handel

His home for 36 years until his death in 1759. The tour is followed by a one hour concert of a selection of his music on the Harpischord. Thursday 16th March.

 

Polish Supper – 2 courses for up to 10 people in your home with Bogna Maramaros.

All proceeds of this lot went to Zjednoczenie Polskie w Wielkiej Brytanii CIO

 

 

Obudź w Sobie Wojownika” – signed book by Konrad Gaca

Konrad Gaca’s latest motivational guidebook. Konrad Gaca is a nutritionist leading Poland’s new wave of health, fitness and personal motivation experts. Wake up the Warrior in You,

signed and dedicated by the author

http://www.gacasystem.pl

Have A Pierogi Party!

A two course meal cooked at your home for up to 10 people with Bogna Maramaros. Diners can be invited to help make some pierogi if requested.

All proceeds of this lot went to Zjednoczenie Polskie w Wielkiej Brytanii CIO

 

A bottle of Soplica Staropolska

All proceeds of this lot went to Zjednoczenie Polskie w Wielkiej Brytanii CIO

 

LSA – Whisky Islay Set

Designed for the discerning whisky drinker, this set combines a selection of the principal items needed for a whisky bar.

All proceeds from this lot will be for the “Fundacja Ex Animo im. Marii Sapiehy”.

Framed volleyball shirt Signed by Stéphane Antiga, former National Head Coach, Poland

Antiga was awarded the title of Coach of the year 2014 ex-aequo with Łukasz Kruczek. Donated to the school in Laski as a prize for the Ball, this shirt is professionally framed.

Malgorzata Lapska-Malawska – “Water Children”

50x70cm, oil on linen canvas, “Lost Identity” series

Malgorzata Lapska-Malawska is a Polish artist based in London. A multimedia artist influenced by ‘The Polish School of Posters’ and Japanese aesthetics. http://www.malawska.com/

 

Małgorzata Maćkowiak – ‘Ballerina 7’

oil on canvas, 70x100cm

A pretty painting of a classical ballerina from this highly distinguished Cracovian artist.

 

Krystyna Głowniak – “Port”

tempera 40x30cm

A Lublin painter and member of ZPAP and Kazimierska Konfraternia and Art. Her works are found in international private and public collections

www.glowniak.pl/

 

Anna Głowniak-Lipa – “Ulice Lublina”

“Ulice Lublina” (Streets of Lublin) watercolour 40x30cm

Głowniak-Lipa is a passionate watercolourist and graduate of Department of Art of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin

www.glowniak-lipa.pl/

 

4 lots Zygmunt Kłosowski – “Zakopane” series

40x55cm, oil on linen canvas

A Zakopiańczyk who portrays his beloved landcapes.

http://www.zlotalinia.pl/klosowski_zygmunt/klosowski_zygmunt.htm

 

Henryk Włoch – “Pejzaż” (Landscape)

oil on canvas, 61×92 cm

Using an impasto technique, Henryk Włoch specialises in landscapes, flowers and still life. An internationally successful artist popular in France, the USA, Ukraine, Holland, Mexico, England and Cyprus.

http://artysci.info/category/henryk-wloch

Józef Podkanowicz – Tatry painting

Tatrzański Pejzaż z Doliny Pięciu Stawów, 60x70cm

(A Tatry landscape – Valley of the Five Lakes).

http://mojserwis.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/nowy-targ-kultura-magia-swiata-czyli.html

Magda Kozarzewska – ”Wedding Party”

acrylic on canvas, 50×76 cm

Magda Kozarzewska was born and educated in Warsaw and studied at Chelsea School of Art and The Slade School of Fine Art. Her work is in many collections in Europe, the USA, Canada, South Africa and the UK.

www.magdakozarzewska.co.uk

Agnieszka Parys-Kozak – ceramic tea cup with saucer

Agnieszka Parys-Kozak, a ceramicist from Kazimierz Dolny, has donated this ceramic cup and saucer with beautiful decoration.

www.galeria22.pl

Łowiczanka Restaurant vouchers

2 x £25 vouchers to Łowiczanka

The “Łowiczanka” Restaurant on the first floor of POSK serves a wide range of Polish cuisine. www.posk.org/

Weekend in IBB Grand Hotel Lublinianka 4*

3 lots – vouchers for two people, for a weekend stay at the Grand Hotel Lublinianka 4* with breakfast.

IBB Grand Hotel Lublinianka is a Belle-Epoque, over 100 years old, beautifully renovated building in the heart of Lublin. Breakfast and use of sauna and turkish bath in Shirin Spa.

www.lublinianka.com

Demosystem Lublin- Bożena Lisowska

A luxury tablecloth.

Weekend in GACA Fit Hotel in Kazimierz Dolny

Weekend for two in Comfort Room, Full Board

This health centre is set in a beautiful, natural space, a calm and relaxing environment. You will benefit from four nutritious meals a day. Included is use of the recreational zone: library, pool table, gym and the Wellness Area saunas and jacuzzi. http://www.kazimierzdolny.pl/hotele_spa/142714/

Raw cake from Raw Viva

Full cake of choice

100% raw organic ingredients free from wheat, gluten, dairy, refined sugar… and guilt – as beautiful on the outside as on the inside! Healthy life = Happy Life. Choice of 4 flavours. www.instagram.com/rawviva.life/

Interview Skills Coaching – One Day Course

This is a day of interview and communication coaching for your 16–18 year old, in your home. Empower your child to take charge and perform their best for their 6th Form or university interview. Valid until June 2017

www.saltandpepper.productions

 

Glass sculpture

Elegant, hand-crafted contemporary glass art.

Donated by Stroke Association

A Homeland Denied: In the Footsteps of a Polish POW

A book by Irena Kossakowska. Signed and dedicated by the author.

Waclaw Kossakowski’s life was changed forever on 1st September 1939. His story demands to be told and ensures that many other unrecognised Poles will not be forgotten.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Homeland-Denied-Footsteps-Polish-POW/dp/1849952647

Toń, a book by Anya Lipska

THE FIRST KISZKA AND KERSHAW MYSTERY translated into Polish

A naked girl has washed up on the banks of the River Thames. Who is she – and why did she die?

Signed and dedicated by the author

https://www.facebook.com/AnyaLipska

Dinner at DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside

A 3 course dinner for two, including a bottle of house wine in Columbia Restaurant. Voucher valid till 30th June 2017.

www.LondonDocklands.DoubleTree.com.

 

2017 Calendar signed by Kuba Błaszczykowski

Presented by Fundacja Ludzki Gest

Błaszczykowski was twice named Polish Footballer of the Year in 2008 and 2010.With 84 appearances he is Poland’s seventh-most capped player, and captain at Euro 2012.

Shooting Lesson for two

Shooting lessons at the London Shooting Club

Donated by Mr Krzysztof Grzelczyk – Radca/Konsul Generalny RP

Kukla Jewellery by Ula Jarosz

A beautiful pearl necklace in a presentation case.

“At the end of the tail” 100x70cm olej na plotnie

Joanna Ciechanowska MA

A graduate of Academy of Fine Arts – ASP, Poland. Joanna Ciechanowska is now director of POSK gallery and exhibits internationally including at the Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London – Summer Exhibition 2012

www.joanna-ciechanowska.com

Elvira Olbrich-kurator i wicedyrektor Galerii w POSKu.

Viola Tycz – “For Dorian Grey I” – acrylic on board, 100 x 60cm 
Viola Tycz, “For Dorian Grey II” – acrylic on canvas, 100 x 60cm 

A modern artwork inspired by The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Viola Tycz is a Wrocław multimedia artist and graphic designer. She was voted Artist of the Year 2006 by ARTEON art magazine’s readers.

http://viola-tycz.info/pracownia/index_en.php

Sylwester Stabryla –  “Leniwe“ (Idle) , oil on canvas, 70x140cm 

A multimedia artist, a rising star, whose work has been auctioned at Christie’s, London as well as Desa Unicum in Warsaw. A Grand Prix medal winner “Materia Medicinalis, Materia Artificialis” and has exhibited at “Międzynarodowe Triennale Malarstwa Srebrny Czworokąt” and “Festiwal Polskiego Malarstwa Współczesnego”.

https://sylwesterstabryla.wordpress.com/about/

Ceramics made by the pupils of Laski

Made in Laski. Ceramic ornaments made by students of Laski. Blind and visually impaired children have worked with their teachers to create beautiful ceramic artwork for fundraising at the 45th Bal Polski. Each piece is handmade and unique.

 

Lot 1 Star Shaped Tealight dish

Lots 2-4 Angel

These angels have been made as a simple decorative object. Each piece is handmade and unique.

Lots 5-8 Hanging Angel

This angel has been made with a hanger as part of the design.

Lots 9-13 Christmas tree

This glazed choinka (Christmas tree) includes a ceramic dish for a tealight to light up your Christmas table.

Lot 14 Decorated Platter

A ceramic glazed and decorated platter made by students of Laski – Made in Laski.

Private Dance Lessons with Orlęta

Orlęta is a Polish Folk Song & Dance group based in London, they also perform across the UK and abroad. Laura Klimas Sawyer – Instructor and Stylist, inspirational and motivational manager. All proceeds from this lot will be for the Orleta Polish Folk Song & Dance group http://www.orleta.co.uk

A framed cartoon of General Tadeusz Kościusko

A modern cartoon of Poland’s hero by this talented artist.

Signed by the Artist

Magan Galeria – Andrzej Pacak

Elegant necklace and earrings, set with blue and white zirconium stones.

https://www.facebook.com/magangallery/?fref=ts