This is a beautiful wooden-framed two-story dollhouse with four rooms for your dolls. This dollhouse opens to both sides. The house has a V-shaped blue roof with brick lithographed chimney. Very luminous and decorative lithographed paper with half timbers. One side of the house is decorated with lithographed-paper depicting curtained windows , the other side with stonework construction in light tones. There are three glass windows on the front. The balcony and porch have gilded cardboard balustrades framed by carved columns with gilded ball finials. This dollhouse rests upon a marbleized wooden base.
Original paper tile floors and original wallpaper on each room. They are two interior hinged doors. Original lace curtains on glass windows.
Original furnishings in painted wood with floral decoupage and decorative gilt border are included. It comprises a day-bed with canopy and four chairs with silk upholstery, a table, a cupboard with glass mirror, a piano and a jardiniere.
19 5/8"(50 cm) high without the chimney - 15 3/4"(40 cm) wide - 9 7/8"(25 cm) deep.
Dollhouse : very good to excellent condition. A small missing paper on the front door of the first floor. Furnishings : very good to excellent condition except the piano.
Presented in 1907 Christmas catalog of French department store Le Bon Marché . By Villard & Weill - This dollhouse is on the cover of the book Villard & Weill - Antique Deauville Dollhouse published by Belle Epoque Dolls.
Your dolls are invited to move in, everything is ready to welcome them !