This is a beautiful wooden-framed dollhouse witch can be opened to both sides to reveal two rooms. The house has a V-shaped blue roof, brick lithographed chimney and a majestic tower with its gilded steeple. There are three glass windows on the front with original lace curtains. The sides of the house are decorated with lithographed-paper depicting curtained windows. This dollhouse rests upon a marbleized wooden base. Original outdoor staircase.
Original paper on floors and on all walls.
Original furniture comprises a sofa and matching two chairs with light upholstery, an oval table, a jardiniere, a bed with a chair and an armchair with matching pink upholstery and a round table. Two plant pots outside.
Total height 28 3/4"(73 cm), 13 3/4"(35 cm) width, 8 3/4"(22.3 cm) deep without stair. Front door height 6 3/4"(17 cm) x width 2 1/2"(6.5 cm).
Very good condition. Good condition for the furniture.
Mark of the Au Bon Marché, the biggest Parisian department store. Stamped B.M. 38 under the base.
France - 1910.
Attributed to Villard & Weill regarding its characteristics. See the book Villard & Weill - Antique Deauville Dollhouse published by Belle Epoque Dolls.