All items on this page are of various scales and include not only genuine antique and vintage items, but also KT Miniatures handmade vintage style miniatures too. For ease I have given measurements and where possible also stated what scale I think the item is. Many old dolls houses do not conform and scale is a mismatch. In this case, my advice would be to forget about scale and simply fill your little abodes with what you like.
c1930s “Tiny Toy” Dropside Cot (some damage) @ £10.00
Here is a curious old dusky pink painted wooden cot, believed to have been made by “Tiny Toy” in the 1930s. The one side is left loose in order to drop down, however the thin wooden base is a little warped which has made one cot end a little mishapen, resulting in the drop down side not able to stay up very easily. Once there is some kind of bedding and perhaps a doll in place, the warped base could be disguised quite easily. Overall this is in a relatively good played with condition, some wear to the paintwork. These Tiny Toy cots are quite rare and just not seen that often these days, so even with some of the warped bits, this is nice to see. Measures 3 1/8″ long x 1 3/4″ wide x 2 1/4″ high. The price reflects the condition and would have cost a lot more had this been in immaculate condition. Hopefully this could be useful to someone.
Ref: Tiny Toy Cot
Suitable for both 1/16th and possibly 1/12th scale dolls house.
c1910-1920s Small Metal German Bed & c1930s Celluloid Child Doll (Unknown Make) @ £25.00
I am selling this lovely little celluloid doll along with this small c1910-1920s German bed together under this “Nursery” section, as they both came together and I thought it was only apt to keep them together:) The main part of the little bed is made from metal mesh with a metal frame, painted in original cream paint. There is a tiny fabric pillow and mattress, but please note the underside of the mattress has some brown staining, presumably from the base. The doll is of unknown make but I feel it has a bit of a Japanese feel to it, and Iprobably dates later from around 1930s. There may be a makers mark on her back but her clothes are sewn on and it would be such a shame to unpick all the stitches just to have a look. Here limbs are movable. These two little items are lovely and would look fabulous in the nursery of an old dolls house. Both are in a good played with condition, some loss of paint on bed. Doll measures 3 3/8″ long. Bed measures 3 1/2″ long x 2″ wide x 2 1/2″ at highest point.
Ref: Antique Metal Bed & Unknown Doll
Suitable for 1/16th and 1/12th dolls house
c1920s Metal Nursery Chair @ £15.00
Here is a very old metal nursery chair, probably German origin, from the 1920s. I am not sure if this should have had four wheels but currently only has two? As you can see this is in a heavily worn and extremely rusty condition. It is not often that I would recommend messing with the original paintwork but on this occasion I think it is a necessity! The previous owner thought so too, this belonged to her mother in the 1920s. Measures 1 5/8″ wide x 2 1/2″ deep x 3″ high.
Ref: Nursery Chair
Suitable for 1/12th scale dolls house
Vintage Large Scale (More Doll Size Rather Than Dolls House Size) Set Of Three Assorted Glass Dolly Feeding Bottles @ £10.50
As you can see, these are vintage toy dolly glass feeding bottles, more like doll size rather than dolls house size. However, for those of you who have an old dolls house where scale does not matter…or perhaps you are an antique doll collector, then these may be of interest to you. This is a set of three assorted glass dolly feeding bottles, two appear to possibly be the same make as they each have corresponding measuring marks on the glass, although one is larger than the other. And each of those two bottles have nibbles around the next entrance, the larger one in particular has a significant nibble. Please see photos. The third bottle has remnants of a red rubber/plastic(?) teat on the end. However overall there do not appear to be any cracks in the main part of any of the bottles. Bottle with teat remnant measures 2 1/2″ long, so too one of the other bottles. The smallest bottle measures 2 1/4″ long. Hopefully these could be useful to someone.
Ref: Three Glass Dolly Size Feeding Bottles
Suitable for rather large scale dolls house or old dolls house where scale does not matter