Wednesday, April 11, 2012

A World of Wood ... and more!

Some items in the collection are: 18 pairs of animals, plus Noah and his wife, 2 miniature scenes in small wooden boxes made in Germany, nesting dolls that start at 2 1/2 inches and get smaller, 2 matryoshkas that hold tiny nutcrackers 5/8 of an inch tall, a Kachina doll carrying twins on his back, an articulated teddy bear 5/8 of an inch high, a tiny wedding party that includes mother and father of the bride and groom, bridesmaids, flower girls, the bridal couple and a minister, a small Japanese doll with four interchangeable heads, and a tiny porcelain doll in a wooden trunk with her personal belongings.

Susan Engle - April 2012 Guest Collector
Associate Editor, Brilliant Star magazine

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