Ebay Alerts! Twenty items – December 4, 2016

http://tinyurl.com/zm29299 Beautiful Vtg Antique Black Chantilly Lace Collar Lappet Fichu
Size: 8.5″ back depth. length each side 38″, lappets 8″ max width
Starting Price: $49.00
Auction ends: December 4, 2016  6:45 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller kzfisch, Brielle, New Jersey, United States
Comments: A Chantilly shawl collar with long front lappets. From the very black look of the thread I’m guessing this is Belgian.  Floral design including roses center back, no ombré shad5ng. Interesting form that doesn’t come up too often, conventional design.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1900
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Seller cites several small breaks in the mesh a a few loose threads along the edge.
Soilage: Nothing obvious from the photos, but hard to tell with black lace.
Finish: A little creased.

232157374917   Sold for $67.66, 3 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/h763xy5 ANTIQUE VINTAGE POINT DE GAZE FINE LACE COLLAR BRUSSELS
Size: 14″ neckline, 52″ outer edge, ~7″ deep
Starting Price: $99.00
Auction ends: December 4, 2016  6:50 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller mulgaking, Victoria, BC, Canada
Comments: A scalloped Brussels Duchesse collar or dress front with raised petal roses in the three Point de Gaze inserts. Raised work against halfstich background in the bobbinlace. Dense design of conventional motifs.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 2nd half 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Seller cites ‘a couple of tiny breaks’.
Soilage: Looks clean.
Finish: No obvious crease or wrinkles.

322340178941   Sold for $100.00, 2 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/zrrtjc3 BEAUTY ANTIQUE HANDMADE BRUSSELS DUCHESSE WITH POINT DE GAZE LACE COLLAR
Size: 43″ neckline, 72″ outside edge, 5.25 deep.
Starting Price: $210.00 Buy-it-Now or Make Offer
Auction ends: December 5, 2016  6:12 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller bonblue, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
Comments: A bertha of Brussels Duchesse with raised petal roses in the three Point e Gaze inserts. No raised work in the bobbinlace – tending toward Bloemwerk in style with a simple gimp edge. Conventional motifs.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 2nd half 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos. PdG mesh looks good.
Soilage: Some light brown stains.
Finish: No obvious crease or wrinkles.

142171159579   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/jxyycpd Antique LONG HAND MADE BOBBIN NEEDLE LACE BRUSSELS DUCHESSE 53″ X 5″ SPECIAL
Size: 53+” x 5″
Starting Price: $9.50
Auction ends: December 5, 2016  6:22 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller phippsfine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Comments: A narrow rectangular scarf of Duchesse de Bruges. Some raised work on halfstitch background in the strapwork. Crisp, bold design, good technique.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 4th quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Seller cites light ecru/off-white ivory color, with a few tiny age spots.
Finish: No obvious crease or wrinkles.

262739375122   Sold for $56.00, 5 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/hdacdsa 84 ins antique/vintage blonde lace border
Size: 2 pieces, 2.9″ x (56″, 28″)
Starting Price: £20.00
Auction ends: December 5, 2016  11:34 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: Two sections of an interesting white silk blonde border. Light, sparse with some unusual stars held by very delicate tracery. Groups of 4 ‘esprits’ in the upper ground.The technique seems a little loose in the gimp areas.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 4th quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: Cut all ends.
Damage: Seller cites occasional broken bride and small holes.
Soilage: Seller cites pale grey/cream color.
Finish: No obvious crease or wrinkles.

232158068100   Sold for £80.99, 5 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/hs4k27p A PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY BRUSSELS BOBBIN LACE LAPPETS WITH A DESIGN OF FLOWERS
Size: 3.5″ top x 21″
Starting Price: £90.00
Auction ends: December 5, 2016  12:34 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller garden*hill, Reading, United Kingdom
Comments: A pair of Brussels bobbinlace lappets with droschel ground. They have the undulating style of Louis XV, but the design has a simplicity and openness that signals a coming change to the much lighter designs in the last part of the 18th c. Not much variation in the filling stitches.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1770
Condition:
Modifications: Cut upper ends with a strip of bobbinlace attached.
Damage: Holes in the droschel ground near the end of one lappet. Small holes and pinholes throughout.
Soilage: One dark brown stain, other localized light brown stains.
Finish: No obvious crease or wrinkles.

192037640837   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/z92qp8r late 19c Antique Original Irish Collar hand crochet lace beautiful victorian
Size: outside measurement 46″
Starting Price: $144.99 Buy-it-Now or Make Offer
Auction ends: December 5, 2016  4:23 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller orel126, Somerville, New Jersey, United States
Comments: An Irish Crochet dress front. This type of tight work with elaborate grounds is usually associated with French manufacture.  The design uses only one flower with slight variations, and a design of ovals around the neckline. Nice transition from the simple picoted square ground on top to the heavy Clones knots surrounded by flowers below.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1900.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Looks clean.
Finish: No obvious crease or wrinkles.

252384391199   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/zryqjtf Antique/vintage white Irish crochet lace collar
Size: Not given.
Starting Price: £15.00
Auction ends: December 7, 2016 10:36 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: An Irish crochet collar, Small motifs tightly woven with raised centers. And some interesting raised dots within the motifs.  Note also the Clones knots used as trefoils where brides meet. Scattered design, no symmetry.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 4th quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Seller cites very slight purplish discoloration here and there.
Finish: No obvious crease or wrinkles.

232160159266   Sold for £31.00, 3 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/hgmsceq Beautiful Handmade Brussels Duchesse Lace Wedding Handkerchief – EX cond.
Size: 13.25″ x 13″
Starting Price: $99.00
Auction ends: December 7, 2016 11:19 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller halcyonevintage, Woodinville, Washington, United States
Comments: A Duchesse de Bruges handkerchief. Raised work against halfstitch background in the strapwork. Excellent design and technique, well executed. It’s tending toward Bloemwerk techniques.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1900
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Looks clean.
Finish: Slight wrinkling in the center cloth.

322341821171   Sold for $99.00, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/jksl6nz Antique Brussels Duchesse point de gaze lace collar 46″ x 6″ 1/2
Size: 46″ long x 6.5″ wide
Starting Price: $180.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: December 7, 2016 5:33 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller tim9197, Westwood,  New Jersey, United States
Comments: A Duchesse de Bruges shawl collar with long front points. Raised petal roses are used along he edges next to the bobbinlace, while the Point de Gaze inserts have simple sprigs. Good raised work against halfstitch background in the bobbinlace.  The design is quite dense but note the leaf orientations. They almost look a little windswept.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1900
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Seller cites ivory color.
Finish: No obvious creases or wrinkles.

172401825301   172401825301a   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/jelxuyz ANTIQUE LACE-SUPERB LARGE 19THC. BRUSSELS LACE TRIANGULAR LACE SHAWL
Size: ~110″ x 57-58″
Starting Price: $2,950.00 Buy-it-Now or Make Offer
Auction ends: December 8, 2016 8:50 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller mithya, New York, United States
Comments: A triangular shawl of Brussels bobbinlace applique on machine net. Romantic floral design, and the motifs are quite large. Small circular esprits in the ground. A lot of these shawls are dated 3rd quarter 19th c, but I’m thinking given this might be a later piece. It doesn’t have the fine detail seen in earlier pieces.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 4th quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: One repair ~2.25″ (replacing the tulle), and a 1/4″ repair. A few small holes in the tulle, minor.
Soilage: Seller cites original cream patina.
Finish: No obvious creases or wrinkles.

152272872961   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/jm4f7u6 ANTIQUE LACE Magnificent Elaborate Brussels Point De Gaze Lace Handkerchief
Size: 12″ square
Starting Price: $495.00, $650.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: December 8, 2016 12:37 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller howard337, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Comments: A Point de Gaze handkerchief with double raised petal roses.  Extensive decorative ‘mode’ fillings, both singly and in grid. Conventional floral design.
Provenance: Museum deaccession.
Date: 4th quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos. PdG mesh looks good.
Soilage: Looks clean.
Finish: Remnants of fold creases, and some slight wrinkling.

302154641640   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/z6fp7am ANTIQUE LACE Magnificent Elaborate Brussels Point De Gaze Lace Handkerchief
Size: 2.5-2.75″ wide, ~16.5″ neckline, 27.25″ outside edge.
Starting Price: $29.00
Auction ends: December 8, 2016 3:00 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller halcyonevintage, Woodinville, Washington, United States
Comments: This seems to be the week for good Duchesse de Bruges. Here’s another example, a small collar. The raised work on the ‘pansy’ designs along the outer edge really make this piece. It does a lot with conventional motifs.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 4th quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Seller cites some minor discoloration at back of neck.
Finish: No obvious creases or wrinkles.

322343013598   Sold for $29.00, 1 bidder.

http://tinyurl.com/jjmebxz LARGE ANTIQUE BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE AND MOTHER OF PEARL FAN 13 INCH / 33CM
Size: 13″ long
Starting Price: £10.00
Auction ends: December 8, 2016 11:04 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller colonelblimp, Ilminster, United Kingdom
Comments: A Point de Gaze fan with Mother of Pearl (Abalone) sticks and the original tassel. Raised petal roses, which is a little unusual for a fan. They add a stiffness that sometimes interferes with folding. Detailed romantic floral design, and I wonder that it wasn’t given better sticks.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 3rd quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Brown spots where attached to the sticks and elsewhere.
Finish: Expected fan creases.

182374285439   Sold for £99.00, 8 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/hdjfkwj Antique/vintage 19th C Brussels applique lace bonnet veil
Size: 14″ x 41″
Starting Price: £30.00
Auction ends: December 8, 2016 11:12 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller derbeatle, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Comments: A bonnet veil of Brussels bobbinlace applique on machine net.  The design is very simple, a short repeat narrow border, and widely scattered single leaf esprits in the ground.  It seems to have the nice dense tulle associated with Nottingham that drapes so well.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: 3rd quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: None. Some loose threads at the top where the engrelure is attached – this is not the narrow band with holes for stringing a ribbon.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Looks clean.
Finish: No obvious creases or wrinkles.

332051183299   No bids.

http://tinyurl.com/j6hq8n4 4  yards x 17″ VICTORIAN BRUSSELS APPLIQUE LACE Part of a wedding – dated 1854
Size: 4 yards 17″ long.
Starting Price: $99.00
Auction ends: December 8, 2016 7:00 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller bellajack, Dallas, Texas, United States
Comments: A crinoline flounce of Brussels bobbinlace applique on machine net. Some needle-made rings and knots used in grids as fillings. Romantic floral design with esprits in the upper ground. The design is a little tame for a crinoline flounce.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: A belt with an accompanying wedding gown with a name and date 1854. Seller says this piece was used as part of a veil.  Maybe 3rd quarter 19th c.
Condition:
Modifications: Can’t see the ends to tell if they are cut.
Damage: Pinholes and small holes in the tulle.
Soilage: Looks clean.
Finish: Overall light wrinkling.

322347589571   Sold for $224.50, 6 bidders.

http://tinyurl.com/z4wyse6 EVENTAIL XIX FAN LACE DENTELLE BRUXELLES GAMMA FÄCHER NACRE ASIE ABANICO ENCAJE
Size: 26cm long
Starting Price: $185.00 Buy-it-Now or Make Offer
Auction ends: December 9, 2016 3:02 AM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller pythie79, Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Comments: A fan of Duchesse de Bruges, with Mother of Pearl (Abalone) sticks. Interesting design with the swirls on the left hand side of the piece.  Interesting, and well done technically.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: None cited.
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Looks clean.
Finish: Expected fan creases.

192023712317   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/hb5ldx4 ELABORATE Antique c1880 Handmade BURANO LACE Antique BERTHA Collar GORGEOUS
Size: 36″ neckline, 96″ outside edge, 8″ deep
Starting Price: $495.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: December 9, 2016 3:28 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller things*most*delightful, Sacramento, California, United States
Comments: A bertha of Burano needlelace. Large scrolling motifs with a lot of decorated clothwork. Decorative grid fillings
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1900
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Seller cites ecru color, a few light discolorations, and some storage darkening.
Finish: No obvious creases or wrinkles.

142146011744    Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/hjknou2 Antique 19thC Venetian ROSE POINT NEEDLE LACE Bertha Collar SHARP SCALLOPING
Size: 36″ neckline, 86″ outside edge, ~6″ deep.
Starting Price: $445.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: December 9, 2016 5:21 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller things*most*delightful, Sacramento, California, United States
Comments: A bertha collar with pointed scallops of Venise needlelace, picoted bride connectors. I’m thinking it’s an Italian piece, especially given the rount motifs used along the outer edge. Also no real sculpting of the cordonnet. There’s a pattern repeat every three scallops.  Quite a sturdy piece.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1900
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Seller cites one opening which I’m having trouble finding. A few detached brides.
Soilage: Seller cites a few light discolorations and storage darkening.
Finish: No obvious creases or wrinkles.

152276127882   Unsold.

http://tinyurl.com/zmb9ech 49″ Dress Insert/Panel? Antique 19thC Venetian ROSE POINT NEEDLE LACE Circlets.
Size: 49″ long, 9″ max width, 3.75″ near top flaring to 7″
Starting Price: $245.00 Buy-it-Now
Auction ends: December 9, 2016 5:35 PM PST.
Offered by: Ebay seller things*most*delightful, Sacramento, California, United States
Comments: I agree with the seller, this looks like a front dress panel.  It has the same motifs as the previous bertha, and the edge treatment is the same. Must be part of a set.
Provenance: None cited.
Date: ~1900
Condition:
Modifications: None.
Damage: Nothing obvious from the photos.
Soilage: Seller cites a few light discolorations and storage darkening, especially at the sides.
Finish: No obvious creases or wrinkles.

142146049593   Unsold.

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