OAK GROVE, Mo. – Frasher’s July 9 cataloged auction in Kansas City, Mo., titled “Magic of the A. Marque,” features a grand array of antique dolls, especially of French origin. The auction swings from the most rare, such as the hauntingly beautiful A. Marque doll and the splendid blue-eyed Bebe Bru Jne to a wide array of French bebes, poupees, German characters and babies.
LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.
Many models of Jumeau, Steiner, Francois Gauthier, Jullien, Rabery & Delphieu and E.D. bebe will be featured. Sweet all-bisque models, china dolls, artist dolls by Lynn & Michael Roche, one-of-a-kind cloth dolls by Barbara Buysse, many R. John Wright examples, and early Kathe Kruse dolls will fill out the ranks. Sprinkled through the catalog pages will be a fine assortment of doll clothing, bonnets, shoes and accessories. The auction offers an excellent opportunity to see fine examples of a variety of dolls in all price ranges.
Frasher’ will conduct the sale at the KCI Expo Center & Holiday Inn Hotel, Kansas City, Mo. The auction will begin July 9 with a 9 a.m. Central preview followed by the auction getting under way at 10:30 a.m. While attending in person is the best option for acquiring a doll from the auction, collectors may also place bids by written or telephoned absentee bids, making a reservation for live telephone bidding, or pre-bid and live Internet bidding through liveauctioneers.com.
For further information or to order a 68-page color catalog phone Frasher’s at 816-625-3786; or view the full auction at liveauctioneers.com website.
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