Auction: Ewbank’s – Autumn Fine Sale – September 25, 2014

Vintage Fashion, Textiles and Accessories
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Place: Ewbank’s, Burnt Common Auction Rooms
London Road, Send, Woking, Surrey, GU23 7LN
Viewings: Monday Sept 22,  from 10:00 to 17:00
Tuesday Sept 23  from 10:00 to 20:00
Morning of the sale, Wednesday Sep 24,  9:30 to 10:00
Saturday Sept 20 viewing from 10:00 to 14:00
Time: The textile lots are on the second day of the sale, starting at 10:30
Web Catalog:
Phone: +44 [0] 1483 223 101
Fax: +44 [0] 1483 222 171
Email:, see also

This auction has textile lots 774-914 (the second day of the auction) – I received an email from the Jewellery and Decorative Arts specialist saying that these are from an important collection and fresh to the market.  There aren’t many lots specifically on lace, and some photos and descriptions are lacking, but take a look at:
Lot 802, A framed Duchesse de Bruxelles fan
Lot 858, An application shawl
Lot 867   Looks like a Milanese 18th century panel showing Adam and Eve
Lot 871   Other Milanese pieces

Bidding: Bidders must register on the site at You can participate in live auctions on the website for an additional buyer’s premium charge of 3% plus VAT on the hammer price. Internet bids must be placed no later than 1 hour prior to the sale.  You can also leave commission bids.

A 25.2% buyer’s premium is applied to the bid and that premium is subject to the prevailing VAT rate.
Terms and conditions can be seen at Payment can be made by check or credit card if the registered address is the same as the card address. There’s a surcharge of 2.5% + VAT on credit cards (not debit cards).

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