Joachim & Betty Mendes
Dealers in Antique Lace Fans Costume & Textiles
Cardiff Wales, Tel: + 44 (0)2920 252745 or 07813 014065
In this website you can find lace from the 16th century: cutwork and pulled threadwork, punto in aria to finest Venetian needlepoint and outstanding Flemish lace. Then there are the examples of magnificent French lace such as point de France, Alencon, Argentan, Argentella and of course point de Sedan to mention just a few. You may also find eighteenth century delicate Brussels lace and the extravagant point de gaze 0f the 19th century. Many more examples of delightful laces such as Honiton and Buckingham in England, also Ireland with its famous lace schools of the 19th century produce many examples of wonderful lace.
Please look through the links to our many pages below.
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|Parasol - Stock no. K17.6OJ is a 19th century French Chantilly lace folding parasol, the handle is made of carved horn/bone and the upper part wood. Condition: good. Sold Price: £325|
|Parasol - Stock no. K10.13 is a very fine 19th century Point de Gaze lace, ivory, gold coloured metal, and turquoise stones parasol with folding handle. Sold Price: £1600|
|Parasol - Stock no. K10.12 is a fine 19th century ivory and Brussels bobbin lace parasol with folding handle. Sold Price: £550|
|Parasol - Stock no.J26 is a beautiful 19th century carved ivory and lace wedding parasol, the cover is of pleated silk and Valenciennes lace, the carved ivory handle is beautifully carved with Lily-of-the-Valley and other flowers. It measures: 74cms. Condition: minor damage to the lining (see photos) Sold Price: £700|
|Parasol - Stock no.H51.3 is a very fine quality 19th century parasol. The cover is made of three rows of silk fringes towards the edge of the cover and the rest of the parasol is covered with Brussels lace. The ivory handle is carved and embellished with gold coloured metal inserted with many turquoise and coral cabochon. The maker is Brigg & Sons, London. It measures: 89cms long. Condition: a few of the stones are missing around the knob. Sold Price: £1000|
Parasol - Stock no.H56.2 is a 19th century carved
ivory and black lace parasol. The carved handle is ivory and the top of the
parasol, the middle is wood. it measures: 79cms long. condition: minor
splitting in the silk lining and loose at the top.
|Parasol - Stock no.H58.1 is a good 19th century folding parasol with an ivory handle. The cover is made of very fine Tatting forming a very attractive design over a bronze colour silk and lined in cream silk. It measures when closed: 35cms and with the handle open it measures: 66cms. Condition minor damage. Sold Price: £285|
|Parasol - Stock no.H is a late 19th century parasol with ebony handle. The cover is in black lace with a central rushed chiffon. It measures: 72cms long. Condition: good. Price: £125 GBP|
|Parasol - Stock no.C59.3 is a very beautiful parasol with an enamel (cloisonné) handle. The silk inside is rushed and gives it a rather an exquisite look. It measures: 99cms long. Condition: some splitting on top otherwise it is in good condition. Price: £225 GBP|
|Parasol - Stock no.F22.4 is a 19th century parasol with a black lace cover. It measures: 74cms long. This parasol is not with a folding handle. Condition: The lace cover is in good condition but the silk cover and the lining is very damaged. Price: £200 GBP|
|Stock no. D15.2b is a mid 19th century blue silk parasol with an ivory handle. It measures: 72cms long. This parasol is not with a folding handle. Price: £225 GBP|
|Parasol - Stock no.H44.9 is a good quality 19th century folding handle parasol with a hand made lace cover. It measures: 34cms folded and 63cms long when open. Condition: minor stains. Sold Price: £285|
|Parasol - Stock no.H36.1 is a 19th century Irish crochet parasol with an ivory folding handle. It measures: 33cms folded and 65cms fully extended. Condition: some stains and the silk lining is torn. Sold Price: £200|
||Parasol - Stock no.H22.1 is a finely carved 19th century ivory and silk parasol. It measures: 63cms fully extended and 34cms when folded. Condition: generally in very good condition. Sold Price: £580|
|Parasol - Stock no. H16.1 is a 19th century black lace and ivory handled folding parasol. It measures: 62cms long. Condition: minor damage (see photos) Sold Price: £225|
|Stock no. F17.4 is a 19th century Chamtilly lace and ivory parasol. The carved ivory handle folds in half. The parasol is lined in silk. It measures in length: 60cms and when the handle is folded it measures: 34cms in length. Condition: very good. Sold Price: £350|
|Stock no. C59.4 is a black Chantilly lace and ivory parasol lined in cream silk. The ivory folding handle is carved with tassels and other embellishments. The gilt metal that allows the handle to fold bears the address "8 Rue de la Paix Paris" Condition: some damage to the lining and one small tear to the lace - otherwise everything else is good. Sold Price: £225|
|Stock no. C43 is a very beautiful Irish crochet parasol. with an ivory folding handle. The Irish crochet in this parasol is most unusual with very beautiful roundels in many different stitches imitating Venetian point lace. Condition : the coloured silk lining of this parasol is torn but the cream background and the lace is in good condition. Sold Price: £375|
|Stock no. B24.a is an ivory-handled parasol (this handle is shaped as a branch of an oak tree with acorns). The cover is in Bedfordshire/Maltese lace and is lined in silk. Openly extended it measures 64 cm and folded :38 cms. Condition: very good but a minor crack to the ivory closing mechanism in the middle of the handle Sold Price: £250|
|Stock no. B24.c is another ivory handled parasol with a fine black Maltese lace cover, backed with purple silk. Condition: the silk is torn in places. Sold Price: £175|
|Stock no. B24.d is another ivory-handled parasol with a fine Irish crochet cover. Condition: good but with minor tears to the lining. Sold Price £175|
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