SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Frasher’s Doll Auctions will present “A Little Stardust,” a cataloged auction of 251 lots Sunday, Feb. 27, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Time. Of special note is an A.T. bebe by Thullier with luscious face and hauntingly beautiful expression. This French bisque bebe is estimated at $27,000-$32,000.
LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.
The auction will have a bounty of beautiful French bebes, German bisque characters, china dolls, all-bisque, piano babies, fashions, accessories, composition dolls of merit and much more, said Barbara Frasher.
Also featured will be several fine models by Jumeau including early portraits, E.J. and Tetes, as well as models of Steiner and other French makers.
Capturing the lead for rarity among the German characters is a precious 16-inch Heubach girl with molded hair (est. $8,000-$16,000), plus other Heubach and K * R models.
The sister of legendary collector Ralph Griffith has consigned his amazing, seldom-seen 36-inch china doll, circa 1850, along with a number of piano babies and other dolls.
The auction will be conducted at the Chaparral Suites Resort, 5001 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. The preview will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. the day of the sale. For hotel reservations call 480-949-1414. For more information on the auction call Barbara Frasher at 816-625-3786.
ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE