Auction: Collectibles / Textiles, Bonhams Chester – July 25, 2013

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:
Specialist: Claire Browne,, +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 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 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.

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2 Responses to Auction: Collectibles / Textiles, Bonhams Chester – July 25, 2013

  1. Mary A, Carroll says:

    Outstanding pieces to be auctioned in Chester, England. I have a great desire to return to England for the auction. Reality is another matter.

  2. This is my first time visit at here and i am genuinely pleassant to read everthing at one place.

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