Original Blue-roofed and Furnished Villa in Deauville style with Elevator - By Moritz Gottschalk

If you like antique French Dollhouses and furniture, this is THE dollhouse you need in your collection. It is the most typical dollhouse sold in luxury Parisian shops at the end of the 19th century. This two floors dollhouse has typical Deauville-style architectural details:

* a V-shaped blue roof with lithographed paper gable surmounted by a turret,

* a turret enclosed by a border of embossed gilt metal, with a gilt spire in its summit ,

* a second floor with balcony and glass windows framed with carved pilasters, shaded by red and white stripped cotton awnings that can open and close,

* a floor porch with wooden carved columns (note some wormholes energetically treated), and a door with lithographed paper that simulates metal railings for the superior half.

This Deauville Villa has also typical characteristics of Moritz Gottschalk dollhouses: the gilded cardboard balustrade (a small part is missing on the right side of the ground-floor door), the lace curtain design and fixation, the floor papers, the knob of the entry door, the lithographed-paper chimney and grey marbleized wooden base. Although the house is unmarked, it is unquestionably Gottschalk #4568.

The entire front opens to two main rooms and two small elevator foyer rooms, each with original wall and floor paper. The elevator operates in a pulley system from a brass lever at the side. The windows have their original lace curtains.

This Dollhouse has original furnishing of white wood with gilded paper edgings, floral decoupage, and dark or light rose upholstery.

A pretty all-bisque doll with swivel head and painted features, 4"(10 cm) tall, was living in the Villa when we found it. She is nicely dressed with a pink dress, a hat, a small bag, undergarments. She is in excellent condition. Her wish is to stay in, so she will move with the house to the new owner.

The total high of the house is 27 1/2"(70 cm). The base is 10 7/8"(27.5 cm) wide and 8 1/8"(20.5 cm) deep.

Excellent condition except as noted.

Circa 1890.

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Item ID: M155

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4,800 EUR

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