Antique French Room for Mignonettes - by Villard & Weill
This wooden box with red paper covers unfolds to show a very nice French salon to present your dolls in their original context.
Arranged in the room you will have the original furniture ensemble, two decorated windows on back with original lace and silk curtains and gilt paper.
The lithographed floor and wall papers are original. Four Ladies portraits are on the wall.
The furniture comprises a chimney with its original mirror, a table, two chairs, two armchairs, a piano and its stool, a sofa and a jardiniere with fabric flowers. The chimney is decorated with two metal French vases and a metal chandelier.
The fabrics is very colorful and very well preserved.
Note some repairs to furnishings, mainly seats and table. Papers have traces of age.
The room box is 16 3/8"(41.5 cm) wide, 8 7/8"(22.5 cm) deep (13 "(33 cm) opened) and 8 1/4"(21.1 cm) high.
Such rooms were presented from 1901 to 1908 in The Printemps department store catalogs. The same floor paper and lace curtains are present in Deauville dollhouses manufactured by Villard & Weill.
France - Circa 1905.