Lot: 25. The Unique and Extraordinary Dollhouse of Charlotte Schoenbach
0" (0 cm.) 76"w. x 34"h. x 39"d. Styled in the Rococo manner,the 14 room,2-story house is centered by a large foyer with wide center staircase leading to each side,and features two angled wings. In addition to several bed chambers and 5 sitting rooms,the house includes a music room with alcove for piano and harp,painting gallery with 15 gilt-framed "paintings" and faux-marble paneling,garden room with statuary,banquet room with alcove and wall-size tapestries,Turkish bath,and an exceptional library with faux-book filled shelves and mezzazine. There are 11 glass chandeliers that suspend from decorated ceilings; 4 ceilings feature domes with elaborate paintings,There are four sets of elaborately paneled doors,a number of wall-height mirrors with extraordinary gilded frames in various motifs,four sets of richly paneled doors,parquet or marble floors,and more than 60 pieces of superb furniture in the 18th century French style including richly canopied beds,recamiers,vitrines,secretaires,library book ladders,curio cabinets,chairs and many more unique pieces including a velvet-covered dog bed copied from an original French piece. The material are of fine woods,richest textiles,gold leaf,and marble.
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