Children of Japan

Children of Japan
Courtesy, R. John Wright

The Jumeau 201

The Jumeau 201
Courtesy Theriault's and Antique Doll Collector Magazine

Hinges and Hearts

Hinges and Hearts
An Exhibit of our Metal Dolls

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Tuxedo and Bangles

Tuxedo and Bangles

A History of Metal Dolls

A History of Metal Dolls
Now on Alibris.com and In Print! The First Book of its Kind

Alice, Commemorative Edition

Alice, Commemorative Edition
Courtesy, R. John Wright

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Emma, aka, La Contessa Bathory

Emma, aka, La Contessa Bathory
Her Grace wishes us all a Merry Christmas!

Annabelle

Annabelle

Emma Emmeline

Emma Emmeline
Our New Addition/fond of stuffed toys

Cloth Clown

Cloth Clown

Native American Art

Native American Art

the triplets

the triplets

c. 1969 Greek Plastic Mini Baby

c. 1969 Greek Plastic Mini Baby
Bought Athens on the street

Iron Maiden; Middle Ages

Iron Maiden; Middle Ages

Sand Baby Swirls!

Sand Baby Swirls!
By Glenda Rolle, courtesy, the Artist

Glenda's Logo

Glenda's Logo
Also, a link to her site

Sand Baby Castaway

Sand Baby Castaway
By Glenda Rolle, Courtesy the Artist

A French Friend

A French Friend

Mickey

Mickey
From our friends at The Fennimore Museum

2000+ year old Roman Rag Doll

2000+ year old Roman Rag Doll
British Museum, Child's Tomb

Ancient Egypt Paddle Doll

Ancient Egypt Paddle Doll
Among first "Toys?"

ushabti

ushabti
Egyptian Tomb Doll 18th Dynasty

Ann Parker Doll of Anne Boleyn

Ann Parker Doll of Anne Boleyn

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Tin Head Brother and Sister, a Recent Purchase

Tin Head Brother and Sister, a Recent Purchase
Courtesy, Antique Daughter

Judge Peep

Judge Peep

Hakata Doll Artist at Work

Hakata Doll Artist at Work
From the Museum Collection

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Japanese Costume Barbies

Japanese Costume Barbies
Samurai Ken

Etienne

Etienne
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Happy Heart Day

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Jenny Wren
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Dr. E's on Display with sign

Dr. E's on Display with sign

Dolls Restored ad New to the Museum

Dolls Restored ad New to the Museum
L to R: K*R /celluloid head, all bisque Artist Googly, 14 in. vinyl inuit sixties, early celluloid Skookum type.

Two More Rescued Dolls

Two More Rescued Dolls
Late Sixties Vinyl: L to R: Probably Horseman, all vinyl, jointed. New wig. R: Effanbee, probably Muffy, mid sixties. New wig and new clothing on both. About 12 inches high.

Restored Italian Baby Doll

Restored Italian Baby Doll
One of Dr. E's Rescued Residents

Dolls on Display

Dolls on Display
L to R: Nutcrackers, Danish Troll, HItty and her book, Patent Washable, Mechanical Minstrel, Creche figure, M. Alexander Swiss. Center is a German mechanical bear on the piano. Background is a bisque German costume doll.

A Few Friends

A Few Friends
These dolls are Old German and Nutcrackers from Dr. E's Museum. They are on loan to another local museum for the holidays.

Vintage Collage

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Public Domain Art

The Merry Wanderer

The Merry Wanderer
Courtesy R. John Wright, The Hummel Collection

The Fennimore Doll Museum

The Fennimore Doll Museum

Robert

Robert
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Halloween Dolls Displayed in a Local Library

Halloween Dolls Displayed in a Local Library

The Cody Jumeau

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Long-faced or Jumeau Triste

German Princesses

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GAHC 2005

A Little PowerRanger

A Little PowerRanger
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The Island of the Dolls
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Really old Dolls!

Friday, May 13, 2016

Soiree by Theriault's May 14th! Doll Mastery at its Best!

Below, in their own words, is Theriault's description of their May 14th auction, Soiree. I think the Doll Masters have outdone themselves with this one!  These dolls could have stepped out of the pages of my first and favorite doll books, authored by Eleanor St. George, Helen Young, Janet Johl, and others.  The variety is astounding; the Edison doll is definitely on my bucket list!  The rare ethnic costumes intrigue me, and the automatons are right up my alley of research!  The many music boxes and musical pieces remind me of my dear friend Nomi, an avid collector. Read below, and feast your eyes on the wonderful photos in the catalog.
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Join the celebration at Theriault's Marquis auction "Soirée" this Saturday, May 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Bellagio highlighted by important antique dolls, music boxes, and automata from the Ron and Mary Ellen Connor collection and featuring outstanding Martha Chase dolls from Carolyn Guise of Dayton, Ohio.

Soiree Catalog, Courtesy Theriault's

Edison Phonograph with Simon & Halbig Head

, Courtesy Theriault's







Saturday, May 14, 2016
Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas
All events are open to the general public

8:30 AM Demonstrations of Automata and Music Boxes by Noted Authority, Jere Ryder.
9:00 AM General Preview Opens.
11:00 AM The Auction "Soiree" Begins. 
Rare Black Chase Character, Courtesy Theriault's


We hope you can attend for the most fun and excitement. Other bidding options are also available if you cannot attend: absentee bidding, live telephone bidding, or live bidding on the internet. click here to pre-register for internet bidding. Call 800-638-0422 with any questions, email info@theriaults.com or click here for more information about the auction. 
German Wooden Doll House Kitchen, Courtesy, Theriault's


To see all of the beautiful dolls in the auction, click here.
To see the auction catalog on ISSUU, click here.
 
Rare French Fashion with Lovely Dress, Courtesy, Theriault's
Rare Steiff Character, Courtesy, Theriault's

German Bisque Flapper Bride, Courtesy, Theriault's

Jumeau in Unusual Chinese Silk Costume

French Poupee in Turkish Presentation Costume
 


To receive notice of Theriault's auctions, go to theriaults.com and register to receive email notices. If you are planning on coming to the May 14-15 auctions in Las Vegas, Nevada or would like more information call Theriault's toll-free at 800-638-0422, internationally at 410-224-3655 or email info@theriaults.com. 

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