"Touch of Excellence" Estate Sale

Updated: 3 days ago

by Gold Mine Estate Sales, LLC



EVENT SOLD OUT - Touch of Excellence Penny Auction Canceled.


Access “Stuck in the Pines” Penny Auction that ends April 18th at 1:00 PM here:

https://airauctioneer.com/stuck-in-the-pines-penny-auction


“Touch of Excellence” General Auction ends April 18th at 3:00 PM Access here:

https://airauctioneer.com/touch-of-excellence-general-auction


Hours of Operation: Discount:

Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM None

Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 50% OFF


Address: 515 Old Farm Road, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005


Photo Gallery:


Sales Description:


Fine Art:


Lithograph - Limited Edition 120 of 255 Metaphysical Transformation of a Fragment of an African Mask by Mihail Chemiakin with Custom Frame. | Third Party Appraisal by The Beverly Hills Gallery in Chicago Illinois. Value: $5000.00 USD | Comes with Original receipt: $3,300.00 USD purchased by client December 3, 2001.


Lithograph - Limited Edition 13 of 255 Metaphysical Transformation of A Woman by Mihail Chemiakin with Custom Frame. | Third Party Appraisal by The Beverly Hills Gallery in Chicago Illinois from 2012. Value: $5000.00 USD | Comes with COPY of Original receipt: 2800.00 USD purchased by client December 3, 2001. (The original receipt contains the above lithographs purchase price as well. Item with the highest value with contain the original receipt, all items as follows will come with a copy of the original receipt.)


Lithograph - LTD Edition Harlequin Family by Mihail Chemiakin with Custom Frame. | Third Party Appraisal by The Beverly Hills Gallery in Chicago Illinois. Value: $6000.00 USD | Comes with COPY of Original Receipt as the lithograph titled “Self Portrait” and the item came purchased together. Purchased at $2,250.00 USD by our client March 11, 1996.


Lithograph - Limited Edition Rebecca by Mihail Chemiakin with Custom Frame. | Third Party Appraisal by The Beverly Hills Gallery in Chicago Illinois. Value: $6000.00 USD | Comes with COPY of Original Receipt as the lithograph titled “Metaphysical Self Portrait” and the item came purchased together. Purchased at $2,250.00 USD by our client March 11, 1996.


Lithograph - LTD Edition Metaphysical Self Portrait by Mihail Chemiakin with Custom Frame. | Third Party Appraisal by The Beverly Hills Gallery in Chicago Illinois. Value: $7000.00 USD | Comes with Original Receipt. Purchased at $3,500.00 USD by our client March 11, 1996.


Serigraph - Limited Edition 75 of 170 Le Baiser - The Kiss by Mihail Chemiakin with Museum Custom Frame. | Third Party Appraisal by The Beverly Hills Gallery in Chicago Illinois. Value: $10,000.00 USD | Comes with Original Receipt. Purchased at $7,000 USD by our client March 11, 1996.


See more about the artist below the sales description.


Living room: Stunning Southwestern Solid Oak Writing Table, Large Arch Wall Mirror, LG LSB316 Sound Bar, BOSE Acoustimass Home Theater system, Coffee Table, Authentic Southwest Pottery, Floor Lamp.


Dining Room: Pottery Barn Reclaimed Pine Dining Table with 4 Wynn Ladder Back Dining Chairs and 2 Wynn Ladder Back Dining Arm Chairs, Rustic Solid Oak Hutch, Wine Rack.


Master Bedroom: 3 Piece King Bedroom Set by Basset in Excellent Like New Condition, Antique Secretary Desk with Sloped Front And Claw Foot, King Dynasty End Table, Lane Altavista, Va. Cedar Chest Aroma-time Pressure Tested, LASKO oscillating fan, TEMPUR-PEDIC TEMPUR Advanced ERGO System Massage King Size Bed MODEL # A-AB-A18-WW | Product Code: A159-O, Fine Art: Lithograph - Limited Edition 13/65 1981 “Turquesa” by Amado M. Pena, Jr.


Guest Bedroom: Full Size Bed, Vintage Chest, Singer Sewing Machine with Original bill of sale, Entire Room Dedicated to Chicago with some rare finds.


Office: Coins, Jewelry, Books, Collectibles


Laundry Room: Michael Jordan Wing Span Wall Art, Jordan Jersey.


Backyard: Patio Set that Seats 6, Patio Chairs, Southwestern Bench’s.


Garage: Vintage LP Records, Diamondback Bicycle, Tools, Christmas Collection, and lots of misc items.


Mihail Chemiakin

"The Artist"

Poet, Musician, Sculptor, Scientist, Philosopher and Folk Here,

whatever you call him, he is no doubt a force to be reckoned with in the art world. So great are his talent he is one of the few artist working today who sets the standard by which all other contemporary art is measured.


Born in Moscow in 1943, the son of a military officer and an actress, he showed early promise as an artist. When he attempted to take his art beyond the norm, he faced resistance from the authorities. Seen as a threat to the state, he was committed to an insane asylum, where he was reportedly tortured.


In 1971, after an unsuccessful attempt to escape the country, Chemiakin was exiled from the Soviet Union. He lived for the next 10 years in Paris, where he created his famous Carnival at St. Petersburg and Ventre de Paris series, his bronze sculptures, mixed media "Metaphysical Compositions", and where his reputation grew as a French diplomats smuggled many of his paintings out of Russia. Now an American citizen, Chemiakin resides in New York.


From the beginning of his career, Chemiakin has spent hundreds of hours researching visual objects. This led to the development of his theory of metaphysical synthesis (Webster's dictionary defines metaphysical as: 1, relating to the transcendent of a reality beyond what is perceptible to the senses. 2 supernatural. 3. highly abstract or abstruse. 4. relating to poetry of the 17th century that is highly likely intellectual and philosophical and marked by unconventional imagery). Chemiakin seeks original sources and roots of artistic expressions of the past, then synthesizes them into something that is applicable to the present. Chemiakin's approach to art is like that of a great scientist.


Chemiakin's research has earned him honorary doctoral degrees from the University of San Francisco and L' Academic des Arts Europeens in Paris. In 1984, he was admitted to the New York Academy of Science. One of the great museums of the world, the Hermitage, and the nearby Manege Museum, have announced that together they will host a major retrospective of Chemiakin's work in St. Petersburg in October 1995.


One of Chemiakin's most popular and powerful themes is his carnival series. These works are really complex studies in form, texture, and masks. All of Chemiakin's work evoke strong emotional responses from the viewer, drawing him or her into the painting to experience it in an individual way.


Mihail Chemiakin, a man once who nearly died for his art, now lives to reach all of us in an emotional way.

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The above story is framed and attached with "Le Baiser -The Kiss" by Mihail Chemiakin Lithograph.


MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: In coherence with The State of New Mexico we will follow New Mexico's RED to GREEN Framework. Maximum Occupancy is expeted to increase by 10-20 additional persons if improvement to the Green Level is made. Regression will result in reduction of 6 persons and will not result in cancelation.

Your Safety:

We are committed to improving the quality of your life while ensuring your safety is not compromised. Therefore:

1. Face Mask will continue to be required to enter the sales location.

2. Hand Sanitizer will be provided in high-traffic areas.

3. Your temperature will need to be below 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit to gain entry.

4. Curbside pick-up will remain available for the time being.

*Screenings that require information to be overturned have been eliminated. No information is required to enter. All we ask is please wear your face mask properly and utilize hand sanitizer where available.


Sales Process:


Starting April 9th, 2021 all future events will follow our sales funnel model above. Each event will take place as follows:

Phase 1: Full Price Estate Sale - Beginning Friday at 8:00 AM we will be open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. All items will be priced as marked.

Phase 2: 1/2 Off Estate Sale - Beginning Saturday at 8:00 AM all priced items will be subject to a 50% off Discount. All items are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Phase 3: General Auction - Vehicles, Fine-Art, Coins, Jewelry, and High-End Valuables will be listed on our auction platform at the beginning asking price. All items within the General Auction will be available for a "Live-View" during Phase 1 & 2. The General Auction will begin Friday at 8:00 AM and end Sunday at 3:00 PM. Qualifiers have been implemented and gates of criteria must be met for any items to be listed within our General Auction. No buyers premium applied. No Taxes or additional fees, highest bidder wins item at "Hammer Price".

Phase 4: All items remaining from Phase 2 will be included in a Penny Auction. The Penny Auction begins Sunday at 1:00 PM and ends the following Sunday at 1:00 PM. All bids begin at $0.01. There are no reserves. No buyers premium or additional fees, highest bidder wins item at "Hammer Price".


Link to General Auction: https://airauctioneer.com/touch-of-excellence-general-auction

Link to Penny Auction: Disabled until April 18th at 1:00 PM



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