Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Downingtown, PA, United States
DoneSat, Dec 10, 2005 2:00 PM GMT
Dolls' House, Miniature, and Doll Auction
Noel Barrett Antiques & Auctions Ltd. in association with Becky & Andy Ourant present an Important Dolls' House, Miniature, & Doll Auction to be held Friday & Saturday December 9 & 10, 2005 at the Eagle Fire Hall in New Hope, Pennsylvania. This sale includes the Charles & Carolyn Sunstein Doll House & Miniature Collection, the Jackie & Anthony Chirico Doll Collection, and dolls from the Pride Lines Collection of John & Joyce Devanzo, along with other consignments. Important items include over 50 doll houses and roomboxes including the spectacular Spanish Mansion, fine 19th and 20th century handmade doll houses from Europe and America, many sold fully furnished, production doll houses from makes such as Gottschalk, Bliss, Tynietoy, Silber & Flemming, G. & J. Lines, and others. Fine doll house furniture and miniatures will be offered including Walterhausen, Marklin, Rock & Graner, Evans & Cartwright, Tynietoy, and many others. Modern doll house miniatures will also be featured from such master craftsman such as Fred Early and Eric Pearson. With equal importance the selection of dolls for this sale are breathtaking. Including French dolls from makers such as Huret, Bru, Jumeau, F.G., Steiner, Rohmer, Schmitt, and others, German Dolls include Kammer & Reinhardt, Simon & Halbig, Armand Marsaille, Heubach, Handwerk, and many more. Also of importance from the Sunstein collection is a fine selection of period sample size furniture, including 18th and 19th century cabinet pieces, these finely crafted miniatures display well with dolls.