25 October 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 240
GBP 150 - GBP 200
A Yootha Rose painted wood toy shop
with blue painted walls, shelves filled with toys including Noah's ark, dolls and coloured balls, with seated female shop keeper, dated 1977 --9½in. (24cm.) high x 12in. (30.5cm.) wide; and a painted card street scene of a toy shop and hat shop, with cut-out pedestrians, framed and glazed, both items signed --25in. (61cm.) wide x 12in. (30.5cm.) high (2)
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Yootha Rose and her husband started making toys before the 2nd World War. They have great charm and were even bought by Queen Mary for Prince Charles.
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