George II Doll for Auction at Bonhams

A very rare and important George II English wooden doll, which has belonged to the same family for over two centuries, is to be sold by Bonhams, as part of its Fine Toys, Dolls and Lead Soldiers Sale on 15 November 2011. Named Marianna after its first owner, it has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £20,000 – 30,000.The doll is accompanied by a hand-written note saying: ‘a doll given to Grandmama Marianna Davis in Paris, when she was three years-old, after she had recovered from … Read More