KANSAS CITY, Kan – After more than 40 years of collecting, Anne and Dennis Lambert of Edina, Minn. reflect the great diversity and enjoyment of two true collectors. Their decision to sell their collection results in an abundance of antique dolls, furnishings, fashions, doll houses, miniatures and all manner of doll-collectibles offered for sale June 16-17, 2012 in Kansas City. Also included in the sale is the entire half doll collection of the late Ginger Dean of Overland Park, Kan., comprising more than 100 beautiful figures.
Models of the elegant French poupees parade through the catalog pages accompanied by their luxurious necessities and accessories while bebes from Jumeau, Steiner, Bru, Rabery and Delphieu, and others vie for attention. Pretty German girls, characters and babies are plentiful and range in size from 8 inches to 41 inches.
Not looking for just another pretty face? Take a glance at the peg woodens, milliner models, cloth dolls, Volland’s Raggedy Ann, Motschmann wax, Alabama Baby, mask-face googlies or the Philadelphia Baby among others. Shirley Temple dolls, Nancy Ann Storybook dolls, Alexander dolls and others represent the 1930-1950 era.
Dollhouses and rooms had a special appeal for the Lamberts and you will find many nice examples from the Bliss firm and others, along with doll house furnishings and tiny dolls, a millinery shop and furnished German kitchens plus an array of furnishings and accessory items. Doll-sized furnishings, carriages and cupboards, tea sets, teddy bears and toys are sprinkled throughout.
The sale is accented by a 112-page color catalog featuring 500 lots. For more information or to order a catalog contact Frasher’s Doll Auctions.
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