7th Dec, 2023 10:00

Dolls & Teddy Bears Auction

  Lot 760


Woolley House

Sold for £2,200
Estimated at £2,500 - £3,500

Woolley House, a mid 20th century dolls’ house, the white painted house with sun crest pediment, nine windows and front porch to the left side, rear elevation with clock set in pediment, central balcony and French doors and nine windows, a further door on each end, paper slate tiled roof with two chimneys, front and rear opening, the front to reveal hallway with wooden stair case and landing, a large drawing room and the master and mistress of the house bedrooms, the rear to reveal a servant’s hallway, kitchen, dinning room, nursery, nursery hallway, water closet and bathroom, all decorated in the turn of the 20th century style with internal doors and electric lighting, well furnished with late 19th and early 20th century furniture and chattels including a Westacre table top bookcase, a red Chinoiserie long case clock and a writing desk, ten bisque shoulder head dolls, mainly in original clothes, a hat box sweet container, a gilt metal stand with three shell dishes, some transfer printed paper furniture, a Waltershausen writing desk and six pieces of Schnegass furniture —40 1/2in. (103cm.) wide x 23 3/4in. (60cm.) deep x 26 1/4in. (67cm.) high (slight damage) - purchased from an antique shop off the Finchley Road in the early 1980s.