Private Sales -- Van Sciver Bobbin Lace

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2. Pillows
3. Books
4. Lace

Bobbins

Antique Bone Inscribed Sayings
(pictures are coming buy please ask if you want to see something immediately)
"My Dear Mother" (GS)
$70.00
"My Dear Father" (GS)
$85.00
"Dear Mother" (GS)
$80.00
"Love Me True" (GS)
$105.00
"My Dear Father" (GS)
$75.00
"Dear Mother" (GS)
$65.00
"I Long To Wed The Lad I Love (GS)
$85.00
"I Long To Wed The Lad I Love"  (GS)
$130.00
"Mary Is Mared" (GS)
$115.00
"Kiss Me Quick My Mother Is Coming (GS)
$115.00
"Dear Mother" (GS)
55.00
"Mary Mays Born April 24, 1826  (GS)
125.00
"I Long To Be Mared" (GS)
$125.00
"James Billings Histhe Lad I Love"  (GS)
$155.0
"From My Love" (GS)
$150.00
"A Loving Husband I Long To Find Is I"  (GS)
125.00
"John Smith Watson Litchborough 22" (GS)
$115.00
"I Love The Boys"  (GS)
$115.00
"When This You See Remember Me" (GS)
$125.00
"I Love The Boys That is Nothing To Nobody"  (GS)
$125.00
"Love Buy The Ring" (GS)
$120.00
"Love Me Truley"  (GS)
$115.00
"Its Hard To Be Slighted By One As I Love" (GS)
$150.00
"I Love The Boys"  (GS)
$115.00
"For My Dear" (GS)
$75.00


Bobbins Made by David Springett
1. Bone Cross-Hatch Decoration
$35.00
SOLD
6. Bone Painted and Inscribed
Aliceara Dark Warrior
$28.00
SOLD
2. Bone Tinsel Spotted Spiral
$35.00
SOLD
7. Bone Painted and Inscribed
Cypripedium Calceolus
$28.00
SOLD
3. Bone Tinsel Tinsel Wire Spotted
$28.00
SOLD
8. Bone Floral Painted
$28.00
SOLD
4. Bone Dyed Tinsel Wire Spiral
$30.00
SOLD
9. Bone Red and Green Spiral Beaded
$35.00
SOLD
5. Bone Painted and Inscribed
Paphiopedilum Buckhurst Mont millais
$28.00
SOLD
10.. ›Bone Painted and Inscribed
Hetherington 'Coronation'
$28.00
SOLD

Antique Wood with Pewter -- All bobbins are excellent examples of their kind with original spangles
1. GS_Wood with Pewter Bands
$36.00
1a. Wood w/Pewter Butterfly/Archibald Abbott
$40.00
2. MF_Wood with Pewter Bands
$36.00
2a. Wood w/Pewter Butterfly/William Bobbin Brown
$40.00
3. GS_Wood with Pewter Bands
$36.00
3a. GS Wood w/Pewter Butterfly/William Bobbin Brown
$40.00
4. GS_Wood with Pewter Bands
$36.00
4a. GS_Wood w/Pewter Butterly/William Bobbin Brown
$40.00
5. MF_Wood with Pewter Bands
$32.00
5a. GS_Wood w/Pewter Butterly/William Bobbin Brown
$40.00


5a. Wood with PewterButterfly/Archibald Abbott
$38.00

Antique  Bone Beaded
Many of these bobbins were made by David Haskins.  When selecting and antique bobbin to add to your collection be sure to notice the spangle which was often made up of square glass cuts and a glass venetian bottom bead.
1. Leopard spots and colored bands with pink and red seed beads.
$45.00
SOLD
1a. Leopard spots with  green and red seed beads
$45.00
SOLD
2. Reverse spirals with green and red seed beads.
$35.00
SOLD
2a, Reverse double spirals with green and red seed beads.
$45.00
SOLD
3. Reverse spirals with red seed beads.
$40.00
SOLD
3a, Combinations reverse and single spirals.
$45.00
SOLD
4. Vertical Beaded with metallic seed beads.
$40.00
SOLD
4a, Vertical Beaded, red, white and blue
$45.00
SOLD


5a, Right to left spiral with pink beads
$35.00
SOLD
 
East Midland Named Bone
GS
Dear William

$55.00
GS
Dear Edwin

$55.00
GS
King William

$55.00
BF
John Sims Robers 1864


BF
Lucy Palmer


BF
James Ward


MF
Samuel
$40.00
MF
Mary


MF
Emma


MF
Ellen



BF
Harriot
$35.00
SOLD
BF
Thomas Betts


BF
Louisa


BF
Thomas
$40.00
GS
William


GS
Mary (various)


BF
Nancy


BF
Ann
$38.00
BF
Ellen Headland


$45.00
SOLD
BF
Arther
$35.00
BF
Milley
$40.00
SOLD

BF
Harold
$40.00
BF
Mary
$38.00
BF
Mary Ann
$40.00
BF
Kitty with pewter
band
$45.00
BF
Dan Bless


$45.00
SOLD
BF
Harriot


BF
Sally


BF
Daniel


BF
Betsy


BF
Hurbert Kichtle


BF
Sally


BF
Betsey


BF
John $40.00
GS
John $40.00
GS
John $40.00
GS
John $30.00
GS
John $35.00
GS
John $25.00
GS
John
SOLD

Belgium Standard Rosewood -- SOLD
Set of 85 Rosewood Belgium Standard bobbins.  Each bobbin measures 4 1/8" in length.  The thread neck is 1 1/8".  Because Rosewood is no longer available this is an exceptional find.
$3.00 each

Pillows
Block Pillow
Just in a rare opportunity  This block pillow was made by Tony Brown in the 1980's.  It is in mint condtion.  The pillow comes with 1, 6 7/8" square block and 2, 3 7/16" 1/2 blocks.  Additionally there are 2 full blocks.  The pillow is covered in a sturdy blue fabric.  The fabric on the blocks is hand stitched at the edges.  The compartment for the blocks is solid wood beautifully finished.  Price including the extra full blocks is $185.00.  SOLD
              

Books
Eagles of Freedom
Annie Noben -Slegers
Birds and Flowers
Kumiko Nakazaki
Introductionn To Honiton Lace
Susanne Thompson
New Patterns in Honiton Lace
Barry Biggins
Bruges Flower Lace
Edna Sutton

Annie Noben-Slegers designed the "Eagles of Freedom" after her son finished a survival training course with the US Air Force and was awarded a Certificate of Training adorned with eagles.  The pattern was inspired by these eagles and honors his accomplishment.
This folio has 10 Binche patterns of birds and flowers that include: Mary Lou's Window, Winter's Forest, Singing Baby Birds, Hummingbird, Gentiane, Flower Pendant, Snow Drop, Japanese Plume Blossem, Japense Iris, Japanese moineau
Paperback edition that is used but in excellent condition.  This is the perfect syallabus for beginning through intermediate Honition.  One of the best how-to books ever written. A pattern book of new designs for Honiton lace made by experienced lacemakers using their own interpretative skills to make the patterns. Like new.
Originally published in 1986 this popular how-to book is a step by step manual of Bruges Flower Lace.  Showy when finished but easy to make this is a good lace for the beginning/intermediate stduent of lace.
$54.95
$49.95
$54.95
$34.95
$29.95

Lace
Many more pieces on there way.  Please call if you are looking for something in particular.  Be sure to scroll down.

Brussels Duchesse Collar 6  $185.00
  
Duchesse Handkerchief $135.00  SOLD
  
Binche Handkerchieef “De Pompadour”  SOLD
  


                  Mixed Brussels Duchesse Partlet/Plastron 1   $200.00   SOLD                       Mixed Brussels Duchesse Partlet/Plastron 2  $200.00  SOLD
             
  Mixed Brussells Duchesse Collar 5  $375.00 SOLD
27" wide x 17" deep.  Interior edge linear dimension 36 1/2"
    
Duchesse Collar 2 $350.00  SOLD
25 1/2" wide x 9 1/2" deep. Interior edge linear dimension 29"
  

  
Mixed Brussels Duchesse Handkerchief  $175.00  SOLD
12" Square
   
Mixed Brussels Duchesse Collar 4 $350.00  SOLD
23 1/2" x 21 1/2' Round  Inside collar dimension 29 1/2"
      

Round Mixed Brussels Duchesse Collar 3  $250.00  SOLD
21" Round
 
Small Fine Mixed Brussels Duchesse Collar  $125.00  SOLD
Using very fine thread this piece measures 12" wide, 5 1/2" deep, lace width 2 1/4"
        
Large Mixed Brussels Duchesse Collar 2  $250.00  SOLD
32" wide, 25" deep
     
Fine Point De Gaze Collar 1  $150.00  SOLD
12 1/2" x 6"  The width of the lace is 1 3/4"


   
Point de Gaze Collar 2 $325.00  16 1/2" long x 18" wide  SOLD
 
 Mixed Brussels Duchesse Collar  $400.00  SOLD
     
Point de Gaze Handkerchief -- $350.00  SOLD
     
Brussels Lappet with Raised Leaves -- $200.00   SOLD

   
Chantilly Lappet 1 -- $175.00  SOLD
A handmade black silk Chantilly Lappet with fine thread measuring 38 1/2" long.   Very good quality and conditon.

Chantilly Lappet 2 -- $185.00  SOLD
A black silk Chantilly Lappet with fine thread measuring 39" long.
Chantilly Lappet 3  $180.00  SOLD
A handmade black silk Chantilly Lappet with fine thread measuring 43" long.   Very good quality and conditon.
   
Chantilly Lappet 4 -- $160.00  SOLD
Black silk  Chantilly Lappet measuring 38 1/2" long
Good quality and condition
Chantilly  Lappet 5 -- $100.00  SOLD
    
Chantilly Collar -- SOLD
Chantilly Bonnet Veil -- SOLD


Large Point de Gaze Needlelace Bertha Collar -- $450.00  SOLD
   
Large Mixed Brussels Duchesse Bertha Collar  $175.00  SOLD
26" Round - Good Condtion
   
Chantilly Collar -- $250.00  SOLD
Duchesse Shawl  -- $300.00  SOLD
Maltese Collar -- $250.00  SOLD
   



Brussels Duchesse Yardage 66" $250.00  SOLD
Brussel Duchesse Yardage 57" $225.00  SOLD