View Current Doll Catalogs
Click here to view the current auction catalog. As well you will have full ability to pre-bid or register for live online bidding during the auction event. You will also have the option to order a beautifully photographed full-color book (many of them hard-bound) by clicking the “order now” button below. Those events designated as “Estate Auctions” do not have printed catalogs, but can be viewed online by clicking here.
The Blackler Collection
The private collection of Diane and Valerie Blackler of Naples, California offers the most exceptional collection of American cloth dolls ever presented, highlighted by folk art dolls, 19th century studio dolls, and black folk dolls. Over 500 dolls appear in the auction catalog and will be auctioned on Sunday and Monday to attending, absentee and online bidders. On Monday, a Discovery Day auction of an additional 250 dolls, available only to attending bidders, will immediately follow the catalog portion of the auction.
At Play in a Field of Dolls
Featuring the fine Lois Cohorst antique doll collection of the Marysville Doll Museum on the Pony Express Trail of Kansas, as well as private estate dolls from important French and German collections. Plan to attend to view and bid on these exceptional treasures. If you cannot attend you can bid absentee, live with telephone bidding, or live with online bidding. To view the dolls online visit www.theriaults.com and click on the button for Proxibid. For details about bidding call 800-638-0422.
2-Vol Set. An American Childhood. $79.
An Entire Weekend. An American Childhood.
Saturday, October 4, 2014. At Play in a Field of Dolls - featuring the Marysville Museum of Antique Dolls on the Pony Express Trail.
Sunday, October 5, 2014. The Blackler Collection of Fine Early American Dolls and Teddy Bears.
Monday, October 6, 2014. The Blackler Collection, Part II, followed by Discovery Day.