Sale 21127– Textiles in “The Oak Interior”
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Place: Bonhams Chester Salesroom
New House, 150 Christleton Road, Chester CH3 5TD
Time: Auction begins at 10:00 AM, laces are lots 1-11, bobbins in lot 12, shawl in lot 20
Friday, July 19, 10:00 – 16:00
Sunday, July 21 10:00 – 13:00
Monday, July 22 10:00 – 16:00
Tuesday July 23 10:00 – 16:00
Wednesday, July 24 10:00 – 16:00
Thursday, July 25 08:45 – 10:45
Web Catalog: http://tinyurl.com/m5enuzw
Specialist: Claire Browne, Claire.Browne@bonhams.com, +44 (0) 1564 732 969
Bonhams has Textile auctions including lace several times a year. The lace lots in the July 25th auction are part of a larger event of mostly furniture at the Chester facility. The laces include lots 1 to 12 with a few scattered items shortly after those. There are 12 lots with laces. Lots 1-4 are exceptional early pieces originally purchased from the sale of “A Collection of Fine Lace: The Property of Mrs. D. L. Einstein of New York City”, sold at Sothebys Bond Street on January 23, 1953. Most other lots have several pieces.
Bidding: All bidders must first register with Bonhams at http://www.bonhams.com/register/. Thre is also a Registration and Bidding form at the end of the catalog. This will also let you use Bonhams’ online bidding system. Abstentee and Telephone Bidding is also available. See http://www.bonhams.com/eur/HowToBuy/ for detailed bidding instructions.
Payment: Sterling check on a UK branch of a bank or building society, cash if under £3,000, bank transfer.
Debit card UK bank, 3% surcharge on overseas bank or deferred debit cards. Mastercard or Visa (2% surcharge).
Charges: Buyer’s premium is 25% of the hammer price on the first £25,000.
VAT at current rates (20%) is added separately, where applicable.