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An Exceptional Blue
Roof Gottschalk Dolls' House
As you can see from the photos, this house has amazing architectural features- with a tower and high pitched roof, bay windows, carved posts at the entrance, painted lines on windows to signify window panes, and a large decorative piece of unusual architecture that rests just below the roof line and compliments the tower close by. The papers on the exterior of the house are excellent on all three sides. (The back of the house is painted a soft beige or tan). Window trims at the top and below enhance the decoration on the house. Also on the first level, the windows have a curved half circle painted a tan color with the brick color designs. There is a white chimney on the roof.
The interior of the house has all its original wallpapers on the walls and on the floors of the two rooms.
Measurements: 24"h. x 14"w. on a mounted platform and 11"d.
Christian Hack Dolls' House
This dolls' house has an interesting façade that displays a porch on the front and a second floor with windows. A mansard roof provides room for more rooms with windows too. There are two rooms on each floor so with three floors, we have a six room house. There are more windows on the left side of the house. The roof papers are a coral color which resemble shingles with black paper having a border around the edges.
The interior has original wallpapers and floor papers. There are inter-connecting doors between the rooms. The tan color facades on the front and sides displays well with the roof papers and the windows on the front that have shutters.
Measurements: 28"h. x 29"w. x17-1/2"d.
The 1920's Dolls'
This is the house that came full of Tynietoy. I am now selling the pieces separately under the "Tynietoy" section of the website.
This house is clapboarded on the exterior with wooden shutters with cut outs in them. It opens from the front to reveal four large rooms with two hallways and staircase. The left side opens to reveal two more rooms that have open doorways into the main part of the house. There is a built in fireplace in the living room. The staircase from the first floor to the second floor has a small room at the top of the stairs with a door!!
When you pull open the main entrance the interior is seen but to open the second floor, that does open with a bracket on each side that locks in place for viewing. The interior has painted walls in pastel colors. The windows are very special, the upper half have a diamond design that makes quite a nice design for the house.
The main entrance has columns on each side of the door and a pitched roof overhead. A long brick chimney is found on the right side that climbs up from the base to the roof.
A large black and white photo shows the house opened and furnished and on the back is the owners name and the date- 1929.
Measurements: The house is 33"tall (to the top of the chimney). It is 47-1/2"wide. and 22" in depth.
Small Blue Roof Gottschalk Dolls' House
This little house is in excellent condition! It has all its original paper on the exterior with tan blocks on the lower level and brick on the second story. The paper covers the front and both sides. All the glass windows are perfect and the cut out forms over the top of the windows are all intact. The interior displays two rooms, one on each level. The original wallpapers are all intact as are the floor papers.
Measurements: 14"h. x 6-1/4"w. x 4-3/4"d. (Platform is 8"w. x 6"d).
A Dolls' House from
Hamley's Toy Store in England.
This early dolls' house has the emblem found on the top of the house that says "Hamley's".
This shop was made possible by a man named William Hamley in 1760 in High
Holborn, England. He called his shop "Noah's Ark". As it became so popular with
adults and children from all over the world, he moved his shop to a building
that had 5 floors to display his toys at 188-196 Regent Street in London. It was
the finest toy shop in the world.
To date my dolls' house that I recently purchased, it has the High Holborn insignia on the house. So we know it was sold there so it has to be before 1881. My feeling is the house dates somewhere around 1840. I will continue to study and research this information.
x 14"w. x 9"d.
Circa: Early -1840
The Christian Hacker
The house is painted a light tan color which is all original. There is quoining on the front corners that is lined . A triangular pediment appears on the front of the house, on the edge of the roof. There are also two chimneys on the green roof. The house opens from the front and has 5 rooms. The kitchen has the original stove and shelf unit on one wall.
There is a hallway with a staircase , a large room on the left and on the second floor another large room (a problem with wallpaper on the left side up near the ceiling) with an adjacent room. There are interconnecting doors to each room. The house has all its original wallpapers and floor papers. (I removed the rugs to find all the original floor papers in perfect condition!). There are borders on all the wallpapers. Curtains with tie back ribbons are still intact from a previous owner.
Measurements: 27"h. x 27-1/2"w. x 14"d.
STATEN ISLAND HOUSE
A booklet has been written about this exceptional dolls' house that was sold at Sotheby's auction house in NYC. Several pictures of the interior are shown and described.
The booklet measures- $11"h. x 8-3/4"w. –Price: $12.95 + shipping is $2.00.
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The Glass House
As a recent buyer of this house, I'm not familiar with its history or its actual age. The last time I saw this house, it was displayed at Lucy's Dolls' House Shop in Camden, Maine, when I visited a number of years ago. Each time I approach this house in my living room to get a better view, I discover additional openings or details I hadn't noticed before. All of the ornamentation is carved wood, painted gold. The carving work is so amazing I have photographed each of these fine pieces that you see painted gold. Incidentally, since the back of the house is made exactly like the front façade of the house, one enters through the front door (first floor) or you'd enter through the same door in the back. The side panels of windows pull out to enter the second floor on both the right side and left side.
Beveled glass windows are found throughout the house. There are long narrow ones, some have wooden frames over the windows that look like they are paneled. There are even some square windows!
The roof is framed in dark wood that matches the rest of the house. Glass slanted panels are set in –one long one in the front and back. The sides have smaller panels of slanted glass. The very top of the house has a flat board to support the grand statue of a woman holding a pelican! The last photo shows her foot resting on a ball. The carving is just the finest carving I have ever seen with the detail of her hair and facial features!
Please feel free to contact me for any other questions about this outstanding house. firstname.lastname@example.org
Measurements: 27- ½"h.; add 10" for the carved lady on top of the roof x 33" width x 17" depth.
Circa: Not known
The Spanish Dolls' House - Circa 1880
There are three floors with 8 rooms. They include the first floor- sewing room, dining room, and kitchen. The second floor has a large banquet room for the soldiers and a parlor. The third floor has a bedroom, sitting room and a chapel. The house measures: 47" tall for the three floors; the base adds 16"; the railing at the top is 4-1/2" and the cupola on top of the roof is removable and that is 20" tall. The house is 50" wide. Price: $10,000
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