The Dolls House was commissioned by Bathurst resident Joy Geitz in c.1980 and was made as a unique bespoke piece by Sydney-based master dolls-house-maker P L Brown.
Overall height is1730mm high x 1260mm wide x 775mm deep
The model is 830mm high when removed from the base
James Rutherford, a proprietor of the coaching company Cobb & Co., arrived in Bathurst in 1862 to set up new headquarters for the company which had, for the previous decade, been located in Melbourne.
The safe is in working order and has the original key. The brass ‘T’ shaped toggle handle is missing. A replacement handle of this type is readily available.
All inquiries about the treasures for sale are welcome. You may be a regular visitor to Julia's and please let her know of you have seen something you really want! We want to move stock during this time to keep the business going as best we can.
We thank you all for your support,
Chris, Xanthe, Julia and Henry
John West, a member of the flamboyant English aristocratic Sackville-West family, was a prominent painter in London in the 1950s, later immigrating to Australia where he lived first in Sydney and later in Cairns.
In 1979, West became unwell with only a short time to live, and undertook his final work “Moses and the Ten Commandments”, completing it in August.
Treasures for Sale from Julia’s Antiques & Collectables
Extraordinary items for the discerning collector are now available without having to visit Abercrombie House. Just use the contact form to enquire about purchasing any of the items below. Julia's Antiques is a trove of wonderful collectable items sourced locally to support the Bathurst Region. All proceeds help us preserve our heritage treasure – Abercrombie House.
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