Auction: Costumes and Textiles, Bonhams Oxford – January 22, 2015

Sale 22670 – Costumes and Textiles in “The Oak Interior”
Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Place: Bonhams Oxford Salesroom
Banbury Road, Shipton-on-Cherwell, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1JH
Time: Auction begins at 11:00 AM GMT with lot 131.
17 Jan 2015 10:00 – 16:00 GMT
18 Jan 2015 11:00 – 15:00 GMT
19 Jan 2015 09:00 – 17:00 GMT
20 Jan 2015 09:00 – 17:00 GMT
21 Jan 2015 09:00 – 17:00 GMT for day 2 items
22 Jan 2015 08:30 – 10:45 GMT
Web Catalog:
Textile Specialist: Claire Browne,,
+44 1564 732969

Bonhams has four specialist Textile auctions per year held in conjunction with the ‘Oak’ sales.  Condition reports can be requested separately for all lots.

In January the laces include lots 553-566 and 561-566 are bobbins. Not much lace at all, but look at the Point de Gaze bertha, lot 555, and a good Beds collar, lot 556. Lot 607 is a late 17th century sample with some reticella cutwork.  This is a big sale, and lots 131 will start on the second day, January 22nd.

Bidding: All bidders must first register with Bonhams, in person, by phone, or online. Go to for online registration. You must also register and be approved for this specific auction, there’s a link on the catalog page.
You can bid in person, online, by telephone, or place an absentee bid.
See for detailed bidding instructions.
Payment: Sterling check, cash, banker’s draft, or bank transfer.
Debit card UK bank, no charge. 2% surcharge on debit cards for overseas bank.
VISA and Mastercard are also accepted, with a 2% surcharge on the total invoice.
Charges: Buyer’s premium is 25% of the hammer price on the first £50,000 of the hammer price.
Local sales tax or VAT at current rates (20%) will generally be payable on the buyer’s premium and expenses.

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2 Responses to Auction: Costumes and Textiles, Bonhams Oxford – January 22, 2015

  1. Sue Harvey says:

    Is this an old advert or are the dates wrong? Sue M Harvey

    Sent from my iPad


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