Monday, October 20, 2008

eBay Find of the Day: Obamaware Auction

Hudson Valley, New York ceramic artist Ayumi Horie has organized 27 talented claymasters to create Obamaware, a collection of 140 handmade pieces commemorating the 2008 Democratic presidential candidate.

The fundraiser will go live on eBay at 8 a.m. Pacific time today (Monday, October 20). Fifty percent of the auction proceeds will be donated to the Barack Obama/Joseph Biden campaign, and the winning bidders will own one-of-a-kind and highly collectible mementos from this historic election.

A selection of Obamaware offerings up for bids:

Elephant Candlesticks by Jeffry Mitchell. Current bid: $1,200, or Buy It Now for $2,400

Chinese Americans for Obama Cup by Beth Lo. Current bid: $710

Obama Cup by Elizabeth Robinson. Current bid: $202.50

Bucking Donkey Cup by Ayumi Horie. Current bid: $151

Vote for Obama Owl Cup by Shoko Teruyama. Current bid: $147.50

Democratic Donkey and Hope Bowl by Diana Fayt. Current bid: $135

Obama and Donkey Cup by Janice Jakielski. Current bid: $120

So Long George Plate by Michael Kline. Current bid: $75

Obama Cup by Andy Brayman. Current bid: $56

Original Maverick Cup by Justin Rothshank. Current bid: $45, or Buy It Now for $90

The auctions end Wednesday, November 22, at 5 p.m. Pacific time. Check out the entire Obamaware collection right here.


Anonymous said...

Wow I can't imagine the equivalent happening for a British election!! Our grandparents have plates with the Queen on them but that's about it-nothing anywhere near so cool!

Michael Kline said...

Thanks for posting these pots. It was really fun and exciting making the Obamaware and to see such a reaction is thrilling!

Pigtown-Design said...

Leah... who ya voting for?


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