22nd Feb, 2024 12:00

The Important Private Antique Doll Collection of Austin Smith and Margaret Harkin - Part 1

  Lot 115


A large English mid 19th century wooden dolls’ house

Sold for £750
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

A large English mid 19th century wooden dolls’ house, with stone effect facade and sides, central opening front door with fanlight window and canopy, two large ground floor windows, two large first floor and central slender window to 1st floor, crenelated flat roof with two chimneys, front opening to reveal four large rooms, hall, stairs and landing, opening connecting doors, the kitchen with tinplate range and shelves either side of chimney breast, the righthand ground floor room with tinplate fireplace and embroidered carpet, original or old papers, embroidered stairs carpet, on wooden stand with casters —45in. (114.5cm.) wide x 63in. (160cm.) high x 24 3/4in. (63cm.) deep (replaced lock and possibly front door, generally original condition, but with some repairs and damage)