Deauville Dollhouse proposed by Au Bon Marché - by Villard & Weill
This very nice French Sea Side Villa with cream and water green lithographed paper to simulate brickwork opens to both sides. This wooden-framed two-story dollhouse has four rooms with light system. The balcony and the porch have a shaped balustrade. Windows are enhanced with very decorative flower boxes. Original chimney and stairs. Glass windows.
21 7/8"(55.5 cm) high including chimney, 15 3/4"(40 cm) wide and 11 1/4"(28.5 cm) deep including stairs. Front door height 5 1/8"(13 cm) x width 3 1/8"(8 cm). First level balcony door height 4 1/2"(11.5 cm) x width 3 "(7.5 cm).
Original furnishings in painted wood with floral decoupage and decorative gilt border are included. It comprises a day-bed with canopy, two chairs and two armchairs with silk upholstery, an oval table, a cupboard with glass mirror, a piano and a jardiniere.
Good to very good condition. Handles are not original. Window flower boxes and electrical system were added, probably mid 19th.
This house was presented in Au Bon Marché New Year Gifts catalog in 1907.
France, by Villard & Weill.
The dolls presented on pictures are not part of this set, they are for sale separately.