A Marquis Auction Weekend, May 2-3 at the Westin Governor Morris Hotel, Morristown, New Jersey


At the Historic Westin Governor Morris Hotel in Morristown, New Jersey
Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, 2015

Fine Antique Dolls from Estates and Private Collections

Spring has sprung! You could dance around the Maypole. You could hang May Day baskets on the neighbor’s door. Or you could come to our festive May Day auction of great antique dolls. Here’s what you will find. Rare and exquisite French bisque bébés from the most sought after doll makers including Bru, Schmitt, Halopeau (“H”), Jumeau, Joanny, Steiner, Gaultier, and others. German bisque art characters that are as captivating as they are rare from Kammer and Reinhardt, Kestner, Simon and Halbig, and Gebruder Heubach. There are mischievous googlies, elegant poupées, mignonettes, all-bisque characters, automata including a superb piece by Henri Phalibois, and pristine dolls such as Marion Kaulitz, early Kathe Kruse, fabulous collection of rare Heubach figurines, early paper mache, rare Meissen porcelain ladies, Door of Hope dolls, rare ladies of bisque and porcelain with sculpted hair, early wooden and American folk.

Schedule of Events for Saturday and Sunday,
May 2 and 3, 2015

Saturday, May 2. “What Frolicks Are Here.” A very fine Marquis catalog auction of over 300 choice antique dolls from private estate collections. Absentee, telephone and live internet bidding if you cannot attend.

Sunday, May 3. Discovery Day Auction. The frolicking continues with the ever-popular Discovery Day auction with another 300 great dolls that are available to attending bidders only. Sorry, no absentee or internet bidding.

More than 300 lots are featured in the full-color $49 catalog “What Frolicks Are Here.” Plan to order yours immediately.

Coming to the auction is the most fun. Choose the dolls that “speak” to you, and have the fun of bidding and winning in person. Meet new friends. Convene with old friends. Laugh and enjoy, and don’t forget the hot fudge sundaes!

But if you absolutely can’t come to the auction, there are other ways to bid. Absentee bid, live telephone bid, and live internet bidding are available and easy to use. Need help choosing the best way for you to bid, or help in getting started? Just give us a call at 800-638-0422 and we’ll help you along.

The 144-page softbound book, 8.5” x 11” with hundreds and hundreds of full-color photographs and important well-researched descriptions is available for $49 including after-auction prices realized and priority postage. (International orders add $15 for postage). Or great savings can be had (up to 60%) when you subscribe to a 5 or 10 issue subscription. Call 800-638-0422 or click here to order catalog.

Hotel Information
The Governor Morris Westin Hotel is located at 2 Whippany Road in Morristown, New Jersey. From West or South, take 287 north, to exit 36A. From East or North take 287 south, to exit 37. A special Theriault’s room rate is available by calling the hotel at 973-539-7300. For auction information call Theriault’s at 800-638-0422 or online at www.theriaults.com. Ways To Bid For those collectors who cannot attend the auctions, absentee bidding, live telephone bidding, or live internet bidding is also available. The auctions can be viewed online at www.theriaults.com (click on the button for Online Bidding) after April 10th. For more information about the auctions visit theriaults.com, email info@theriaults.com, or call 800-638-0422.

How to Bid at the “What Frolicks Are Here” Auction
Come in person to view these exceptional dolls and join in the fun of bidding in person! If you cannot attend, you can leave absentee bids in advance, make a reservation to bid live by telephone at the actual time of the auction, or plan to bid live online (go to www.theriaults.com and click on “bid online” — and don’t forget to pre-register). Just give us a call at 800-638-0422 for more details about any of these bidding choices. 

Other Weekend Events
Theriault’s appraisers will be onsite the entire weekend if you have dolls you are considering selling. Bring the dolls along, or just ask to speak to an appraiser for preliminary talk. Right nearby is the Morris Museum, home of the world-famous Guinness Collection of Automata. Plan to allow time to visit this extraordinary collection.

For more information, please contact us at 1-800-638-0422 or Info@theriaults.com.