Rare items for sale at C&T Auctioneers

21 November 2022
Interesting lots feature in Fine Dolls, Dolls Houses & Teddy Bears auction
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C&T Auctioneers have two very interesting lot highlights coming up in our Fine Dolls, Dolls Houses & Teddy Bears online auction on Wednesday 30th November. A rare wax doll portraying Queen Victoria and a selection of wooden Alice in Wonderland figures are all going under the hammer with high estimates.

An extremely rare and important poured wax Lucy Peck all original portrait doll of a young Queen Victoria, English circa 1900,  well moulded tinted wax shoulder head with deep blue glass eyes, moulded lids and finely painted feathered brows. Open mouth with tinted lips and showing upper row of teeth. Moulded ears and inserted light brown hair with original side plaits held by blue and black ribbon rosettes, with black glass bead and ribbon headdress. Sloped shoulders to cloth body with individually posed poured wax lower arms and well defined moulded hands, legs with moulded toes. She wears original magnificently detailed blue plaid pure silk off-the-shoulder dress with black velvet and lace detail, bustle to rear and matching jacket. Her underclothes and choker with original gold pendant incised VR (Victoria Regina), 29” (74cm) tall, body with stamp ‘ From Mrs Peck, The Doll’s House, 131 Regent Street’, (the condition: excellent, museum quality).  Est: £2,000 - £3,000

Rare large scale Talfourd Toys Alice in Wonderland wooden articulated figures, 1920s, thirteen brightly painted figures including Alice holding a Flamingo 5” (12.7cm) tall, Queen and King of Hearts, Mad Hatter, Cheshire cat, Duchess, Fish and Frog Footmen, March Hare, White Rabbit, Dodo, Jabberwock and Door mouse, each mounted on its own stand, each figure with TFF monogram signature, (condition: excellent, no damage or loss except Door mouse lacks one arm), provenance: These figures were given to the vendors mother, who was born in the USA to English parents in 1921, by her English Grandparents over a period of years as Birthday and Christmas presents. Est: £600 -£1,000

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