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Six-Room "Mystery" Dollhouse

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2939M
Lot:
19
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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Six-Room "Mystery" Dollhouse, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the blue-green exterior with scrolled lintels, faux slate roof, and tri-colored, glittered cornice opening to six wallpapered rooms with stained parquet floor, possibly retailed by F.A.O. Schwarz, ht. 41 1/4, wd. 45, dp. 21 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

splits and cracks to facade and roof, missing chimney, wallpapered walls intact, remnants of ceiling wallpapering


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Dollhouse, Dolls, Playscale miniaturism, Scale modeling, Schwarz

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