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Miniature Interior Diorama by Helen Bruce

Offered By Frederick P Victoria and Son, Inc.

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)
PLACE OF ORIGIN: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Ca. 1950
PERIOD: 1950-1959
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Antique doll house furnishings, Fabric
MATERIALS NOTES: 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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Frederick P Victoria and Son, Inc.
2107 Borden Ave. 3rd Flr Long Island City, NY 11101 United States 718-392-9651
Dealer Reference Number: L5122C
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