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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    A LARGE LATE GEORGE III OR REGENCY DOLLS' HOUSE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE LATE GEORGE III OR REGENCY DOLLS' HOUSE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The house of five bays and two storeys, painted to simulate stonework, opening in two halves at front
    55in. (139cm.) high; 54in. (137cm.) wide; 18in. (46cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    This dolls' house has always descended through the female line, mother to eldest daughter in each generation. Families that it has passed through are Wroughton, Cazenove and Moreland. During the 1930s, the house, was at Rudhall Manor near Ross on Wye, which was visited and written about by Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton. The Chelsea Pensioners were evacuated there during the Second World War. The gardens and Ponds were designed by Peter Scott.


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