Ebay Alerts! Twelve items – April 7, 2013

http://tinyurl.com/cphzy86 Eventail nacre et dentelle à l’aiguille point de gaze Alenon ancien à restaurer
Size: 27 cm long, lace is 13.5 cm deep
Starting Price: 350.00 EUR
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 12:51:44 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller valbya, Ile de France , France
Comments:  Don’t be put off by how damaged the sticks look on this fan. Repairs are possible but best left to an expert who could probably put this piece in very good order. The lace is Point de Gaze, no raised work, but that’s OK for a folding fan. Not a lot of decorative ‘mode’ fillings, but the design is tight and fills the space well. I like the swags on the outer edge.  The lace condition looks very good – I don’t see any problems from the photos. A bit hard to tell the lace color – it is mounted on red silk (which has some glue traces from past repairs). Some of the photos look white, some more ivory.

290888932327   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/c3shuzb Antique Vtg VICTORIAN Handmade IRISH CROCHET LACE Collar-Thistle Clover Floral
Size: 13″ x 11.5″, lace is 3.5″ deep
Starting Price: $55.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 16:44:21 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller countryliving, Auburn, Pennsylvania, United States
Comments:  An Irish Crochet small collar. Design of shamrocks and flowers, raised work in roses and motif centers. The picots are crocheted loops. The design is symmetric but seems a little haphazard. Gives it a certain charm. Condition looks very good – seller does cite yellowing, although not very obvious from the photos.

390557264285   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/crkxyo3 19thc Point de Gaze Brussels Needle Lace 72.3″x 1.4″ Dentelle Main 1,85m x 3.5cm
Size: 1.4″ x 72.3″
Starting Price: $45.00
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 19:15:12 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller sirjle, Paris, France
Comments:  A narrow, reasonably long border of Point de Gaze of simple design. No raised work or elaborate fillings. It is a short repeat designed to be ruffled.  A few localized small holes, but overall good condition.

330896404325   Sold for $45.00, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/bunwenz SUPERB 62in HANDMADE Antique Vtg MALTESE LACE FLOUNCE *DOLLS
Size: 3″ x 62″
Starting Price: $12.99
Auction ends: Apr 09, 2013 18:06:35 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller adtjmd, United States
Comments:  A Maltese border, well done with a typical undulating pattern on bottom and a simple leaf border at the top.  I’ve been studying Consiglia Azzopardi’s book on Gozo Lace, and the woven leaves are called ‘moska’. The term for the Maltese cross is Salib Tal-Kavallieri. The round motif I think is a flower, or it might be a modified sun pattern. Normally the sun has a much larger center.  Seller cites some age discoloration and mild fraying at ends, basically very good condition.

161001034111   Sold for $41.00, 3 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/d4t7odt Carrickmacross lace stole
Size: 2 meters
Starting Price: 5.00 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 10, 2013 09:04:15 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller glenabyr, Ayr, United Kingdom
Comments:  A narrow scarf of Carrickmacross applique on machine net, with guipure inserts at the ends. Note the shamrock designs throughout.  Seller cites a ‘few small holes here and there’, hard to access since there are no closeups. But from what I can see it looks in overall good condition.

300885465016   Sold for 5.00 GBP, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/dxy9mgq Vintage Antique Handmade Brussels Duchesse Bobbin Lace Collar Victorian
Size: 41.5″ neckline, 1″ to 5.25″ deep
Starting Price: $146.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: Apr 10, 2013 22:14:19 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller twist-in-time, Keller, Texas, United States
Comments:  A narrow shawl collar of Duchesse pieced bobbinlace.  Some raised work in the motifs.  Looks in very good condition from the photos.

300874772532   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/copqbxl Lovely HM Brussels and Point de Gaze Antique 19th Century Collar
Size: 22.5″ across, 4″ to 5″ deep
Starting Price: $45.00
Auction ends: Apr 11, 2013 06:56:53 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller ogop, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States
Comments:  Another Duchesse collar, this time with Point de Gaze inserts at the ends – looks like pansies. No raised work in the needlelace, but there is some in the bobbinlace. The collar is nicely shaped to lay flat for the front hanging ends.  I can’t see any problems from the photos – looks in very good condition.

251255362510   Sold for $45.00, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/bmwgcxq Antique Bertha Ecru Mixed Lace Collar Point de Gaze Brussels Duchesse Bobbin
Size: 80″ outer circumference, 5.5 to 6″ deep
Starting Price: $79.00
Auction ends: Apr 11, 2013 14:20:33 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller quatro*gatos, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, United States
Comments:  A Brussels Duchesse bertha. The photos are a bit fuzzy and I can’t tell if the Point de Gaze inserts have raised petals.  Good dense design, typically standard motifs. The condition is very good con this one, only one trivial separation on an outer flower border.

221210180423   Sold for $153.50, 4 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/bnrd9u6 ANTIQUE LACE HANDMADE FRENCH BLACK AND ECRU LE PUY BOBBIN LACE RARE COLOR COMBO
Size: 5.5″ x 121″ (including .5″ engrelure)
Starting Price: $9.99 with reserve
Auction ends: Apr 11, 2013 14:42:28 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller greatlace, Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Comments: At first I thought this lace had some color in it, but I was fooled by the blue background.  It is a fascinating black and white (or ecru) guipure, in a very collectible length. As to where it was made – difficult to tell. I don’t know if the thread is the silk you would expect from Le Puy, and the picoted square mesh doesn’t have the 6-pointed star normally used. It does have the wheat ear motif seen in Le Puy, and there’s no gimp – but also no extensive large areas of guipure that would be expected. I’m wondering if this isn’t Easter European, maybe Mikchailov? That lace does have the bi-color elements, but tends to be more on the Torchon side. I other words I’m baffled by this great piece.  There are some separations and a few problems with the header, but all that’s is pretty minor. Overall good condition.

221210185886   Sold for $199.00, 6 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/cerz6se SUPERB LG HANDMADE Antique Vtg BELGIAN BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE SHAWL COLLAR
Size: 43″ neckline, 98″ outside edge, 10.5 wide center back
Starting Price: $399.99 Buy-it-Now or Make Offer
Auction ends: 4 days 1 hour from 4/7/13 5:08 PM MST
Offered by: Ebay seller adtjmd, United States
Comments:  The shape is a bit unusual, maybe a long but narrow rectangular shawl? Almost like a bertha with a deeply pointed center. Entirely Point de Gaze needlelace – no raised work. The design has lots of wonderful iris and rose-like flowers.  Note the more solid almost Venise-type design with brides along the outer edge.  You see this sometimes in Zele needlelaces, although that specific attribution is difficult. There more than a few small holes in the mesh, difficult to repair, so condition is good, but not great. I don’t mind it much since this is such an unusual piece.

151011252813   151011252813a   Unsold as of 4/12/13

http://tinyurl.com/boflv5c Antique Handmade Valenciennes BOBBIN LACE 14″ Wedding Handkerchief 1950 * w Note
Size: 14 square
Starting Price: $9.99
Auction ends: Apr 11, 2013 19:08:02 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller winter-garden, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Comments:  I was so intrigued by the documentation on this piece that I thought I’d talk about it.  The lace seems to be hand made Valenciennes, and the note attached says “I made this hanky in 1903 – EC.W. Does this mean that the person (who is writing in English) made the lace? Or just assembled the piece? The lace does appear to fit the design, not pieced together.  The work is nicely done with good drawnwork on the edges of the linen. The linen is often detached along those points, however, and there are some stains in the center linen. So the lace condition looks good, but the linen is short of good, and difficult to repair along the breaks.  I do wish it had been photographed on a darker background, and that there were some closeups of the lace so one could verify the stitch structure.

370791087177   Sold for $31.00, 7 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/bngb3sr Antique/vintage Irish crochet collar.
Size: 26″ neckline, back width 5″
Starting Price: $9.99
Auction ends: Apr 12, 2013 12:23:59 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments:  Ex. coll. Pat Earnshaw.  One of the more unusual Irish Crochet collars I’ve ever seen. The motifs are flat and tightly worked.  Look at the ground which is almost like a Maltese leaf mesh. But it appears to be made from an elongated knot. I’m also not sure how the lacemaker made the cord that winds through the design either.  It all reminds me of the quote from an early Irish Crochet worker who says she could make ‘ever so much money’ if she happens on a new stitch. Irish Crochet is a continual surprise.  Looks in very good condition.

230958904361   Sold for 88.00, 5 bidders.

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Lace Event Spain: I Encuentro de Encajeras de Bolillos, de Tomares – April 6, 2013

I Encuentro de Encajeras de Bolillos, de Tomares (Seville, Andalusia)
Sponsor: Ayuntamiento de Tomares
with the collaboration of the monitora del taller municipal de Cultura, de Flecos y Bolillos, Isabel Ortega
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013
Time: 10:00 to 13:30 for the public, and from noon in the Jardines del Conde for participants
Place: Hacienda Santa Ana, Jardines del Conde
Website: http://tinyurl.com/d9ru4hj

Registration:  4.00 Euros including picnic
Registrations must be received by February 18, 2013, cultura@tomares.es. Over 250 participants are expected.
Information: 954 15 91 20

4_6_13 Tomares   Tomares

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Lace Event Spain: III Encuentro Encajeras de Bolillo “Ciudad de Porcuna” – April 7, 2013

III Encuentro Encajeras de Bolillo “Ciudad de Porcuna” (Jaén, Andalusia)
Sponsor: Asociación de Encajeras “San Benito”
Ilustre Ayuntamiento de Porcuna, Concejalía de Mujer e Igualdad
Date: Sunday, April 7, 2012
Time: Events begin at 9:30
Place: el Paseo de Jesús
Website: http://tinyurl.com/d9vtvdp

Program:
9:30   Welcome and Breakfast
10:00  Demonstrations
12:00  Lecture presented by Ana Isabel Madrigal
13:00  Welcome by the Mayor of Porcuna
13:30   End of Activities
14:00  Meal in the Salón INMAPI

Registration:  2.00 Euros per participatant and 16.00 euros for the meal.
Registrations must be received by March 25, 2013
Information: 953966739, or 617579748 – 637054655

CARTEL-III-ENCUENTRO-ENCAJERAS-DE-BOLILLO-2013   DIPTICO FRONTAL III ENCUENTRO ENCAJERAS DE BOLILLO 2013   DIPTICO INTERIOR III ENCUENTRO ENCAJERAS DE BOLILLO 2013  

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Ebay Alerts! Eleven items – April 4, 2013

http://tinyurl.com/c9zaq48 1890 Antique handmade Belgian Brussels Muslin Applique lace shawl / cape
Size: border 24cm deep, total 180 cm wide, 74 cm deep
Starting Price: 30.00 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 05, 2013 03:52:06 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller garchick, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Comments:  A triangular shawl with a deep separate border, all of muslin application on machine net. The tamboured edges of the motifs would indicate a Brussels origin. The seller has a very nice technical description of the piece. It does remind me a bit of certain Spanish mantilla forms, although there’s no photo of the piece laid out completely, so it is hard to tell. Seller cites a few small holes in the net and one repair – basically good condition.

261191229258   Sold for 87.00 GBP, 6 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/cxmekwj Brussels guipure antrique handmade lace bertha /collar family collection
Size: 5″ deep
Starting Price: 30.00 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 06, 2013 08:48:58 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller reddolly123, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Comments:  A duchesse bertha, no Point de Gaze inserts. A little raised work in the bobbinlace, good standard overall design. Seller cites a few broken brides and some neck edge discoloration – basically good condition.

350758099295   Sold for 30.00 GBP, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/c8fv34e Pretty length of antique handmade Brussels Guipure Lace- Intricate patterning
Size: 2.75″ x 64″
Starting Price: 36.00 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 07, 2013 08:25:11 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller pbur3053, Selkirk, United Kingdom
Comments:  Belgian lace never fails to surprise. This one has a kind of Duchesse motif base, upon which is laid some raised needlelace cordonets and rings. Note the fairly elaborate ‘mode’ needlelace fillings. The brides are interesting, unfortunately the photos aren’t close enough to tell exactly how they are maid. They look like a narrow woven tape with some kind of picoted decoration. I haven’t seen this kind of thing before. The piece is fairly long, with one join. Seller cites some broken brides – basically good condition.

271181950161   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/bv9tzlw Antique cream Brussles Point de Gaze lace – 80″ length
Size: 4″ x 80″
Starting Price: 9.99 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 07, 2013 12:36:09 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller linen-cupboard, Crawcrook, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Comments:  A narrow, long Point de Gaze border. This is a better quality piece – no raised work other than some rings.  It is a simple floral, an elegant pattern, and the piece is in very good condition. Looks unused.

400449489717   Sold for 97.00 GBP, 7 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/ctucr72 Large antique Victorian lace wedding veil of Brussels or Honiton ? applique ?
Size: 84″ x 82″
Starting Price: 10.00 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 07, 2013 14:18:10 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller poppy1109, Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom
Comments:  A square shawl or veil of Honiton applique on machine net. It has the beautiful white net with a great drape that you associate with Honiton applique. The motifs are rather snails/slugs, organized as flower sprays in the corner, and a simple rose and leaf border around the edge. Seller cites some small discoloration and there are a few small holes in the net, expected for something like this, and minor defects. Overall good condition.

360624619658   Sold for 155.00 GBP, 6 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/c38xfuj MOTHER WITH BABY 1907 FRENCH ART MEDAL by DAUTEL
Size: 7 cm x 4.5 cm
Starting Price: $85.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: Apr 07, 2013 16:15:58 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller fabrice59, nord, France
Comments:  A rectangular bronze  medallion by Pierre Victor Dautel, dated 1907.  It’s a beautiful design meant to represent a Valenciennes lacemaker. Dautel actually made two medallions of lacemakers, the second one is round.  This one looks in good shape, although it’s difficult to evaluate bronze medallions until you have them in your hand. The patina on the side with the lacemaker looks a little uneven, but that might just be the photography. The relief is quite crisp.

380595299488   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/ct5g94c Antique/vintage 19th century black Le Puy lace shawl collar Pat Earnshaw coll.
Size: 19″ neckline, 14.5″ deep at back
Starting Price: 14.95 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 10:29:22 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments:  Ex. coll. Pat Earnshaw. A deep shawl collar of black silk guipure with a decided Le Puy flavor to the design. Although it isn’t a really typical Le Puy design and the grounds are a little different. This is one of those puzzling cases where it might even be a Russian piece. Fairly unusual and quite impressive looking. It looks in very good condition.

230956810962a 230956810962   Sold for 77.90 GBP, 5 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/cwr4ygr Antique/vintage 19th century needlelace hat veil
Size: 34″ x 15.8″
Starting Price: 14.95 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 10:58:42 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments:  A hat veil of needlelace application on machine net. The motifs are flat with just a few simple fillings. Note the extensive esprits in the ground.  Needlelace applique is much rarer than bobbinlace.  This one has a few small holes in the net, but basically good condition.

330900477283   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/dy2rtd2 Antique/vintage 19th century needlelace 2 yards 14 ins.
Size: 3.5″ x 2 yards 14″
Starting Price: 14.95 GBP
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 11:02:14 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments:  A narrow border of needlelace applique on machine net. The design matches the hat veil above, which makes this pair quite unusual. Seller cites a few small holes, but basically good condition overall.

230956839259   Sold for 14.95 GBP, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/d2xx4kg Antique/vintage 19th century needlelace 2 yards 14 ins.
Size: 30″ x 118″
Starting Price: $24.99 with reserve
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 11:02:14 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller heartnsoul1, Hollis, New Hampshire, United States
Comments:  An impressive rectangular shawl of Brussels bobbinlace applique on machine net. There are a few needlelace rings used as fillings, and there might be a little embroidery on the net in some of the flowers. The bobbinlace is crisply done in a good naturalistic design. Extensive esprits, both dots and buds cover the entire net. Looks unused, very good condition.  There are no closeups of the tag that the seller mentions, would like to know what that says.

330900493948   Sold for $585.96, 8 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/c6qpswm Grand Chale Carré Dentelle Tulle Costume Arlésienne Tambour Lace Shawl 19thc
Size: 57″ square
Starting Price: 125.00 EUR
Auction ends: Apr 08, 2013 12:01:38 PDT
Offered by: Ebay seller sirjle, Paris, France
Comments:  The seller has a good photo of how this shawl is meant to be folded over so that the heavily decorated sides are prominent.  Tambour outline embroidery on machine net.  The design has a great blonde de Caen feel.  Just a few tiny holes and repairs in the net, basically good condition.

330897128890   Sold for 125.00 EUR, 1 bidder.

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Lace Event the Netherlands: 35th Anniversary of LOKK

1978-2013: 35 Jaar LOKK
Sponsor:
Landelijke Organisatie Kant Kunst Nederland (LOKK)
Date: April 25-26, 2013
Time: April 25th, 11:00 to 17:00
April 26th, 10:00 to 16:00
Place: Lebuinuskerk, Deventer, Overijssel, the Netherlands
Website: http://www.lokk.nl/35jaarlokk/35jaarlokk.php
Fashion Shows:
Thursday at 11:30 and 14:00
Friday at 11:00 and 14:00
Exhibitions:
California Poppies
Entries from the “Een Zee van Kant” (A Sea of Lace) contest
Demonstrations from many ‘kantkringen’ (lace circle groups) in the Netherlands.
Speakers:
Nel Butter “Hedendaagse kant – een boelend avontuur” (Contemporary Lace – an enthralling adventure), Thursday and Friday at 14:00
Jan Geelan “Een wandeling door een tuin van kanten waaiers” (A walk through a garden of lace fans), Friday at 11:00
Marian Muller “Kant, ambacht of kunst?” (Lace, craft or art?), Thursday at 11:00
Suppliers:
Linja, Joseph Brochhagen, Francis Busschaert and Bart Tjoens, Barbara Diesing, Ivana Domanjova, Barbara Fay, Birgit Haertel, Heikina, Margarete Hund, Marianne Krey, Sweet Lamb, Madeira, Martina Vakocova, Helen Merz, Piet Mogree, Myllan, Iva Proskova, Michael Stephani, Scharlaeken, Maaike van Veenendaal, Ulrike Voelcker, Axel Zijp ‘Little Wood’, Brigit Sarzio
Registration: 6.00 EUR/day for LOKK members with proof of membership or 10.00 EUR for two days.  All others, 8.00 EUR/day or 14.00 EUR for two days.  1.00 EUR discount if you wear a lace corsage.

LOKK has issued two out of three privately printed stamps in honor of the anniversary. The third will be issued in December.

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Lace Event UK: The Lace Society Rally and AGM 2013 – April 27, 2012

The Lace Society Rally and AGM 2013
Date:
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Place:
Cranmore Park
Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, UK B90 4LF
Time:
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Rally Website:
http://tinyurl.com/c4xctty
Suppliers:
Acorn Bobbins, Claires Lace, Hudsons, J&J Ford, Stuart Johnson, John Woodcock, Margaret Wall, Louise West, Roseground, Anita’s Beads
Workshops:
Joke Sinclair – Long Loops
Pat Gibson – Sampler – mobile phone cover
Sally Herd – Flanders Snowflakes
Lace Question and Answer Clinic

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Lace Event UK: The Lace Guild 2013 Annual Convention – April 5 & 6, 2012

The Lace Guild 2013 Annual Convention
Date: Friday April 5 and Saturday, April 6, 2012
Tour of The Hollies Lace Guild headquarters on Sunday April 7th
Place:
Holy Trinity International School
Kidderminster, UK DY10 2BY
Telephone:
+44 (0)1384 390739
Email:
hollies@laceguild.org
Conference Web Site:
http://www.laceguild.org/events/convention.html
Conference Planner:
conventionPlanner2013
RegistrationForm:
coventionBookingForm2013
Send the registration form to ‘Convention’, The Lace Guild, The Hollies, 53 Audnam, Stourbridge, DY8 4AE, between February 11 and March 1, 2013.

Friday, 5th April
14:00 – 17:00  Adult workshops
17:00 – 19:00  Lace Guild reception, registration, sales, suppliers, displays
19:00 – 22:00 Lace-In
19:30   Fish and chip supper
21:00 Pauline Hardwick “In Accord”
Saturday, 6th April

9:00 – 17:00 Displays and suppliers
9:30 – 12:30 Adult workshops
10:00 – 12:00 Young Lacemaker Workshops
13:45 – 14:00 Business meeting, AGM
17:30  David Springett “Ethel Nettleship and  Her Lace”
18:30 for 19:00  Convention Dinner
After dinner talk:  Scilla Stephenson, “400 years of Lacemaking in an East Midlands Market Town”
Sunday, 7th April

10:00 – 16:00 The Hollies, 53 Audman, Stourbridge, DY8 4AE

Exhibitions, workshops, suppliers, all available on the website and on the planner.
See planner for fees for the conference events.

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