Ebay Alerts! Twenty-one items – February 2, 2014

http://tinyurl.com/lmxvga8 20.5ins antique/vintage Bucks oak leaf design lace v.g.c. coll. Susan Cox
Size:  9.5″ x 20.5″
Starting Price: 10.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 02, 2014 10:15:43 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: Seller is offering a number of small pieces from the collection of the late Susan Cox. This one is a rather exceptional short piece with some history, and a very elaborate design of oak leaves.  This is Bucks lace at its best – wish there were more…
Provenance:  Ex. coll. Susan Cox of the English Lace School in Tiverton. ID reads “Bucks Oak Leaf Design. Recently presented to the school by Mrs Forbes Hamilton of Sidbury whose family lived in Olney.”
Condition:
Modifications: cut both ends
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage:  Dark ecru color, occasional small brown spot.

231145280978   Sold for 105.00 GBP, 8 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/k7kypjg 2 yards 31 ins antique/vintage Honiton lace v.g.c. coll. Susan Cox
Size:  4″ x 103″
Starting Price: 30.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 02, 2014 10:27:26 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A good narrow border of snails/slugs style Honiton lace.  Plaited brides, flowers with the rather ‘turkey tail’ design. A good example of the type.
Provenance:  Ex. coll. Susan Cox of the English Lace School in Tiverton.
Condition:
Modifications: sewn to a dark turquoise tissue.  Can only see one end, looks properly terminated.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage:  Cream color with a few age spots.

331115801703   Sold for 41.00 GBP, 2 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/kzud8zy 42 ins antique/vintage mixed Brussels lace trim – coll. Susan Cox
Size:  42″ long, no width given.
Starting Price: 15.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 02, 2014 10:44:37 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A border of Belgian Point de Angleterre, later 19th c.  Fine bobbin motifs with a Point de Gaze mesh and decorative needlelace ‘mode’ fillings.  This can be an extremely impressive lace, here It think the needlelace decoration is a little imprecise. It does have an overall dense design that looks well from a distance.
Provenance:  Ex. coll. Susan Cox of the English Lace School in Tiverton.
Condition:
Modifications: Can’t see ends to tell if they are cut.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage:  Pale ivory color.

231145303031   Sold for 50.00 GBP, 4 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/l85hqzd 52 ins antique/vintage Honiton lace edging v.g.c. coll. Susan Cox
Size:  3.75″ x 52″
Starting Price: 15.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 02, 2014 10:48:10 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A border of Honiton guipure. Snails/slugs style with a good dense scattered flower/leaf design. Plaited, picoted brides, two types of tally fillings.
Provenance:  Ex. coll. Susan Cox of the English Lace School in Tiverton.
Condition:
Modifications: One end cut one finished.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage:  Pale cream color, one brown age spot.

231145305547   Sold for 44.00 GBP, 4 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/lgqj3tq ANTIQUE LACE HANDMADE POINT DE GAZE LAPPETS SCARF / TIE C 1890
Size:  3.75″ to 5″ x 43.5″
Starting Price: $9.99 with reserve
Auction ends: Feb 02, 2014 10:54:57 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller greatlace, Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Comments: A lappet scarf of Point de Gaze. No raised work, hardly any decorative fillings, so this piece depends solely on design for effect. Not the most sophisticated design, but I think the overall effect is good.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: A few small holes and pinholes in the mesh.
Soilage:  Small stain at one end.

221362053718   Sold for $185.00, 6 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/l2kqybr Finer than usual, wide antique Victorian tamboured stole or wrap c1880-90′s
Size:  15″ x 96″
Starting Price: 10.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 02, 2014 10:54:57 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller poppy1109, Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom
Comments: A rectangular scarf of tambour embroidery on machine net.  The chain stitch is often indicative of Belgian manufacture, however very difficult to tell the actual origin.  Impressive design, well executed.  See also Ebay #360844338032, same seller, for a similar piece.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Some edge pulling, one small hole in the tulle.
Soilage:  A few localized stains.

360846175365   Sold for 64.66 GBP, 9 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/ldjrk7y Exceptionnelle longueur de large dentelle du Puy XIXè faite main aux fuseaux
Size:  16.5 cm x 8 m 25 cm
Starting Price: 450.00 EUR Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: Feb 03, 2014 01:08:15 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller florencel4670, Palaiseau, France
Comments: A long, wide insertion of a plaited bobbinlace. Seller attributes it to Le Puy, which could be correct. I’ve gotten similar things from this area with a solid provenance, however it is a very poorly documented type. This piece has a good bold design reminiscent of the early plaited lace pattern books.  It would probably be used to edge table linens.
Provenance:  Comes from a “mercerie” (haberdashery?).
Condition:
Modifications: Can’t see the edges to tell if they are cut.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage:  Looks clean.

201014418095   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/lhqkm7r Antique Irish Limerick lace handmade lovely Lappet with Harps
Size:  2.25″ to 4.75″ x 50″
Starting Price: 34.95 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 03, 2014 09:05:50 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller discover4, London, United Kingdom
Comments: A narrow scarf of needlerun net. With the harp design I’ll go with Limerick. Good design, nicely worked.
Provenance:  none cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None
Damage: A few pulls in the tulle.
Soilage:  Looks clean from the photos.

291066722374   Sold for 34.99 GBP, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/n7mcf4p 1 yd 17 ins antique/vintage Brussels Duchesse lace flounce – coll. Susan Cox
Size:  7.5″ x 1 yard 17″
Starting Price: 15.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 03, 2014 10:36:35 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A medium width border of Duchesse de Bruges. Nice design, good raised work, carefully done fillings and brides. A cut above what you often find in this lace.
Provenance:  Ex. coll. Susan Cox of the English Lace School in Tiverton.
Condition:
Modifications: Can’t see both ends, but one looks properly terminated for a pieced lace.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage:  Mild ivory color, occasional pale brown age mark.

231146033544   Sold for 131.00 GBP, 6 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/k5u9omu 4 yds antique/vintage leaf design lace edging – coll. Susan Cox
Size:  4″ x 4 yards
Starting Price: 10.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 03, 2014 11:06:28 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A narrow border of bobbinlace guipure with a leaf design.  No gimp, but it does have some raised tally work. The ‘islands’ among the brides make me think it might be Belgian.  But the rather novel design seems more French.  An unusual, interesting piece.
Provenance:  Ex. coll. Susan Cox of the English Lace School in Tiverton.
Condition:
Modifications: One end cut, can’t see the other end.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage:  Seller cites ‘a fair amount of pale brown age marks’.

331116600017   Sold for 71.00 GBP, 6 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/l77e3uq Antique Victorian Bobbin Needle Lace Wedding Handkerchief Roses Fancy
Size:  13″ x 13.25″
Starting Price: $285.00 Buy-it-Now or Make Offer
Auction ends: Feb 04, 2014 08:54:28 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller gb-best, New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, United States
Comments: A handkerchief of Bruges Bloemwerk.  Nicely done, the motifs seem tightly worked (might be Ghent work?).  Narrow picoted brides with a few simple fillings in flower centers.
Provenance:  Comes from a Philadelphia estate
Condition:
Modifications: None
Damage: Tiny break here and there, some pinholes in center cloth.
Soilage: Some brown spotting. Overall cream color.

141177681789   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/k2mxka2 1860 RARE FORM OF LADIES FINE HAND BRUSSELS LACE FALL CAP OR DRESS APPLIQUE
Size:  8″ long down one side, ~7.5″ across widest section.
Starting Price: $24.99
Auction ends: Feb 04, 2014 08:54:28 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller heartnsoul1, Hollis, New Hampshire, United States
Comments: These come up occasionally, I’ve seen 3 on Ebay in the past 2 years.  Duchesse de Bruges (they seldom have any needlelace), and in the form of a tiered necklace.  This one almost looks like it is edged with rows of pearls.  Excellent design with the large leaves offset with the smaller found forms. One raised medallion in the center.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None
Damage: Nothing obvious.
Soilage: Looks clean and crisp in the photos, the raised work could probably be tacked down.

370996399339   Sold for $89.00, 7 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/n8974px 19thc. Brussels / Point de Gaze Lace Bertha Collar
Size:  42″ neckline, 7″ deep
Starting Price: $39.00
Auction ends: Feb 04, 2014 19:00:11 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller textiles2012, Hydes, Maryland, United States
Comments: A bertha of Duchesse de Bruxelles with raised petal roses in the Point de Gaze inserts.  Conventional design, nothing out of the ordinary.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None
Damage: Small holes and pinholes in the Pt de G mesh.
Soilage: Looks clean from the photos.

251438866708   Sold for $96.00, 4 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/mbdzpjw 19thc. Brussels / Point de Gaze Lace Handkerchief 28 ROSES !
Size:  14″ square
Starting Price: $49.00
Auction ends: Feb 04, 2014 19:00:11 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller textiles2012, Hydes, Maryland, United States
Comments: A handkerchief of Duchesse de Bruxelles with multiple layered raised petal roses in Point de Gaze.  No mesh grounded needlelace, which is fortunate because this piece really doesn’t need that additional touch.  The roses match very well with the bobbinlace motifs.  Excellent design – I especially like the tiny motifs between the roses on the outer edges in the corners. A higher end market product.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None
Damage: A few tiny defects, very minor.
Soilage: Slight discoloration.  “This has been professionally cleaned with a museum grade non-chlorine product”

251438835606   Sold for $351.01, 8 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/krpssqz A Stunning Antique Brussels Point De Gaze Collar
Size:  15 cm deep, 67 cm outer edge
Starting Price: 48.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 05, 2014 12:11:11 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller winterwonderlandfairy, London, United Kingdom
Comments: I wonder if this isn’t a fan leaf. Point de Gaze with raised rose petals, and some nice areas of decorative ‘mode’ fillings.  Good overall design.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None
Damage: One tiny hole in the mesh, minor.
Soilage: Looks clean from the photos.

350987227037   Sold for 48.00 GBP, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/kbpmzhr 2 yards 10 ins antique/vintage Honiton lace with butterflies and roses
Size:  4″ x 2 yards 10″
Starting Price: 50.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 06, 2014 10:28:27 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A Honiton Point border – Honiton motifs (some figural) with a needlelace ground.  A little on the snails/slugs style side.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: Cut on ends
Damage: Minor damage to engrelure, a few broken ground stitches.
Soilage: Looks clean from the photos.

231148252796   Sold for 64.00 GBP, 3 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/kglasol VINTAGE ANTIQUE BRUSSELS LACE FLOUNCE/RUNNER
Size:  9″ x 73″
Starting Price: 5.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 06, 2014 11:12:24 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller minimine45, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Comments: A rectangular scarf of Duchesse de Bruges, with a few needlelace fillings in flower centers. Some raised ribs in the bobbinlace, fairly conventional motifs and design.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None
Damage: Nothing obvious from photos.
Soilage: A few brown spots, localized.

310856481152   Sold for 84.00 GBP, 9 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/mssg8as 2 yards 31 ins antique/vintage Honiton lace v.g.c. coll. Susan Cox
Size:  10″ x 2 yards 14″
Starting Price: 15.00 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 06, 2014 11:28:50 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A border of Brussels bobbinlace applique on machine net.  Bobbin-made rings used as esprits in the ground.  The variety and extent of the fillings make me almost wonder if this is an English piece.  Excellent design, meant to be ruffled.
Provenance:  Ex. coll. Susan Cox of the English Lace School, Tiverton.
Condition:
Modifications: Can’t see ends to tell if they are cut.
Damage: Occasional pinhole in the tulle
Soilage: Pale ivory in color.

231148315677   Sold for 41.50 GBP, 7 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/mg8qsgo Beautiful Antique Handmade Lace & Mother of Pearl Fan
Size:  12.5″ long
Starting Price: 9.99 GBP
Auction ends: Feb 06, 2014 12:00:17 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller baraud, Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Comments: A fan of Brussels bobbin and needlelace applique on machine net. The design has a rather free Art Nouveau look, however the motifs are a bit loose in construction. Note the needlelace figural motifs, and a few needlelace fillings.  Naturalistic design, plain Mother of Pearl (abalone) sticks.
Provenance:  None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: Originally backed with gauze, but much has been cut away.
Damage: Nothing obvious from photos.
Soilage: Looks clean.

310861395089   Sold for 135.00 GBP, 7 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/k55afba Vintage Lace ~1880: Belgian needlelace Applique 4.2″ x 63″
Size:  4.2″ x 63″
Starting Price: $0.99
Auction ends: Feb 07, 2014 11:33:01 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller den232, West Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Comments: A border of Brussels needlelace applique on machine net.  Rather light in design, no elaborate fillings.  The design fills the space well, but no esprits in the upper ground.  I am helping this seller with his descriptions.
Provenance:  From the collection of the seller’s mother, sculptress and author Zena Garrett.
Condition:
Modifications: Cut at ends.
Damage: Some small holes and pinholes in the net.
Soilage: A few brown spots, a little wrinkled.

131107011549   Sold for $37.00, 6 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/mx85ynh Vintage Lace ~1620: Italian (Genoa/Genoese) bobbinlace 3.4″ x 225″
Size:  3.4″ x 225″
Starting Price: $0.99
Auction ends: Feb 08, 2014 05:01:14 PST
Offered by: Ebay seller den232, West Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Comments: A Genoese style plaited bobbinlace border, quite long. Hard to tell if it is an early piece, but it does have many characteristics of what we think of as Genoese. Particularly the little woven leaves, and the fan-like scallops.
Provenance:  From the collection of the seller’s mother, sculptress and author Zena Garrett.
Condition:
Modifications: Cut at ends.
Damage: A few loose threads, some minor wear along footedge.
Soilage: Nothing obvious from photos.

131107500147   Sold for $233.50, 10 bidders.

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Lace Event UK: Essex Lace Makers Lace & Craft Suppliers Fair, March 9, 2014

Essex Lace Makers Lace & Craft Suppliers Fair
Date: Sunday, March 9, 2014
Place: Chelmer Valley High School
Broomfield Chelmsford CM1 7ER
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/kzfq2j8

Demonstrations, displays and refreshments
Suppliers: see flyer

Tickets: £2.00 at the door, free for E.L. M. Members.

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Lace Event UK: Wolverhampton Lacemakers Lace Day – February 22, 2014

Wolverhampton Lacemakers Lace Day
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Place: Baptist Church
Winchester Road, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton WV10 6EJ
Time:
10:00 AM until 4.00 PM

Workshop: Ingrid Le Count, Russian Lace

Tickets: Members £3.00, Visitors £4.00, Shopping only, £2.00
Contacts: Sue Kalra, 01902 843195 or suckalra@btinternet.com
Jenny Roberts, 01922 473234 or jroberts@sky.com

Wolverhampton

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Lace Event UK: Ware Lace Makers’ Lace Day – February 22, 2014

Ware Lace Maker’s Lace Day
Date: Saturday, February 22,2014
Place: Sele Farm Community Centre
25 Perrett Gardens, Hertford SG14 2LW
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Speaker: Angela Collins, “A Puppet’s Tale”
Vendors present

Tickets: £5.00, Young lacemakers £1.50, Shoppers only £1.00.
SAE to Contact.
Contact: Mrs. Claire Hooper, 25 Honey Lane, Buntingford SG9 9BQ
Telephone: 01763 272052

Hertford

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Lace Event UK: Sheffield Lace Makers’ Working Day – February 15, 2014

Sheffield Lace Makers’ Working Day
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Place: Ecclesall Parish Church Hall
Ringinglow Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S11 7PP
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Contact: Phyllis Brown 0114 236 7236 or rhandpmbrown@waitrose.com
Any lacemaker is invited to com.

Sheffield Lace Makers is a friendly craft group of amateur lacemakers who enjoy meeting together 5 times a year, 10am-4pm on a Saturday. There is a small charge for annual membership. The group also meets in Rotherham, please contact for details.  2013 is their 40th anniversary.
Websites: http://tinyurl.com/la4w3mc http://tinyurl.com/mdu9sbn

sheffield

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Lace Event UK: Birmingham Millennium Lacemaker Lace Day, AGM – February 8, 2014

Birmingham Millennium Lacemakers Lace Day and AGM
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014
Place: South Yardley Library
Yardley Road, Birmingham B25 8LT, UK
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tickets:  £2.00 at the door
Information: Sue Kaira, suekaira@btinternet.com, 01902-843195

Birmingham

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Lace Event France: 9th l’Aiguille en Fête – February 6-9, 2014

l’Aiguille en Féte
Sponsor:
Côté salons
Date: February 6-9, 2014
Place:
Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles, Paris
Hours:
Friday, 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday, 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Entrance fee:  12.50 EUR, with many discounts available for groups (public)
Flyer for public show: Communiqué AEF 2014 – N°1
Web Site: http://www.aiguille-en-fete.com (public)
http://www.aefproparis.com/ (pro)
Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/k5oyc86
Email: info@aiguille-en-fete.fr

l’Aiguille en Féte is a yearly craft show in Paris devoted to needlework (embroidery, couture, quilting, knitting, lace, and others). It has two forms – a 4-day public exhibition, expecting 250 vendors and 45,000 visitors, and a 3-day professional trade show. The professional show will run March 9-11, so I’m concentrating on the public event here.

There are some classes associated with the public event, planning_au_21_janvier-1 including “Bijou en dentelle aux fuseaux” by Florence Quinette, and “Le Reticello” by Giuliana Buonpadre.  Participants are limited in the classes, and cost is extra.

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