Virtually unprecedented in doll auction history was Theriault’s offering two renowned international museum collections in a back-to-back two-day event in New Orleans July 22-23. In the end, a new record was set for American dolls.
I am happy to report that the doll collecting world is alive and well. I have just returned from the annual United Federation of Doll Clubs convention in New Orleans. Antique doll lovers did what they do best: shop!
On April 23, Shirley Temple will turn 80. It is hard to believe that so many years have passed since many of us enjoyed seeing this talented child with the head full of curls dance across the silver screen.