"Wish List" Marquis Studio Auction at Theriault's November 6-7, 2021

November 6-7, 2021 —

Marquis Antique Doll Auction.

Several private collections are highlighted in this important two day auction, highlighted by the personal collection of celebrated dealer/collector Val Star of Naples, Florida, previously Illinois, centering on important French dolls from the most illustrious makers.

The private and superb collection of Jacqueline Barr of North Carolina, especially notable for its remarkable Schoenhut dolls, many featured in a recent special exhibition at the 2021 annual UFDC convention.

The notable collection of Linda Levi of North Carolina, previously of Miami, who quietly assembled an exceptional selection of rare early studio Sasha dolls, which stood alongside her cabinet of wonderful early American cloth dolls.

The 224-page full-color catalog with detailed descriptions of each lot can be ordered for $59. For more information or to order the catalog click here or call 410-224-3655.

There are many options for bidding including traditional absentee bidding, live telephone bidding, live internet bidding, and pre-bidding on internet. Collectors are invited to telephone Theriault’s customer service at 410-224-3655 or email info@theriaults.com. Appointments can also be made to remotely view specific lots prior to the auction.


A limited edition collectible book which includes award-winning photographs of every doll, detailed description and historical background, and pre-sale estimate is available to order now. Shipping is free, and the books are sent priority mail. And after the auction you will receive prices realized to keep with the book forever. To order click here, email info@theriaults.com, or call 410-224-3655.

The auction begins at 11AM Eastern each day. We welcome absentee bidding, live telephone bidding, and live bidding on the internet. Too, you can “tune-in” to the online auction and watch and listen to the entire event. Questions? Give us a call and we’ll help you choose the bidding option that is best for you.

Auction Information
The auction will take place at the Theriault's Studio in Annapolis, Maryland. For auction information call Theriault’s at 410-224-3655 M-F 9AM-5PM EST or go online to theriaults.com.

Our New Service
Face2Live is Theriault’s new service that allows you to schedule an appointment to view on live video feed close-ups of a few dolls you are most interested in. Simply click the handy button on the side of the bottom left of the page. From there you will be connected to one of our staff on video chat (you do not have to be on video yourself) who can either get the doll you are interested in right then or schedule an appointment with you later. A great way to get a close up look of features and face in a live private video session. M-F 9AM-4PM.

How To Bid. Choose the dolls that "speak" to you, and have the fun! You can bid absentee, bid live on the telephone, or bid live on the internet. For more information, please contact us at 410-224-3655 or email us at info@theriaults.com.