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Miniature Interior Diorama by Helen Bruce

A vitrine depicting a doll house interior using antique fabric and elements. Entitled, "La Vie en Miniature" and signed H. Bruce, fecit. Ca. 1950.

Helen Bruce, b. 1880, was an Antique Dealer in New York City who also sold antique dolls and antique miniature, dollhouse accessories, from which she created these dioramas depicting 19th century millinery shops and interiors. She was especially patronized by Elizabeth Havemeyer Webb, whose collection of 30+ examples are in The Shelburne Museum in Vermont.

A vitrine depicting a doll house interior using antique fabric and elements. Entitled, "La Vie en Miniature" and signed H. Bruce, fecit. Ca. 1950.

Helen Bruce, b. 1880, was an Antique Dealer in New York City who also sold antique dolls and antique miniature, dollhouse accessories, from which she created these dioramas depicting 19th century millinery shops and interiors. She was especially patronized by Elizabeth Havemeyer Webb, whose collection of 30+ examples are in The Shelburne Museum in Vermont.

Miniature Interior Diorama by Helen Bruce

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CREATOR: Helen Bruce (Designer)
COUNTRY: USA
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Ca. 1950
MATERIALS: Antique doll house furnishings and fabric
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 10 in. (25 cm)
WIDTH: 15 in. (38 cm)
DEPTH: 4.75 in. (12 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Long Island City, NY
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: U0902107785804

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