Nursery

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.


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


Vintage Cane Cradle With Original Mattress (missing rockers?) @ £5.50

Here is a vintage cane cradle with old original mattress. This is in a well played with condition, the mattress floral fabric is a little threadbare and grubby, but with some pretty bed linen and perhaps a tiny doll, this could look rather attractive.  I also am assuming that judging from the two centrally placed nail holes underneath that there were probably a couple of wooden rockers but are now long gone.  There is one tiny ribbon (albeit a little grubby) still tied to the left hand side of the hood. However, this could still look rather splendid in the antique or vintage dolls house nursery. Origin and date of maker unknown but am quite sure this was a commercially produced piece. Measures 3 1/4″ long x 2 1/4″ wide x 3 1/4″ high.

Ref: Vintage Cradle

Suitable for  1/12th scale dolls house or old dolls house where scale does not matter. 


c1960s Plastic Pram Made In Hong Kong @ £4.50

Here is a useful plastic pram with metal handle and wheel frame, and is marked MADE IN HONG KONG underneath . The wheels rotate as you push it along, great fun. Overall this is in a relatively well played with condition, the hood is fixed into place and has a small chunk missing from the top edge. But am sure this could be useful to someone – maybe a piece of edging lace could cover the missing bit? The lower half is an attractive green colour and once a doll with perhaps some bedding is placed in here, this could look fab! Measures 3 1/2″ entire length from tip of handle to far end of frame x 1 3/4″ entire width x 2 7/8″ high .

Ref: Hong Kong Plastic Pram

Suitable for 1/16th scale 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


Vintage Kleeware Hard Plastic Cot/Pram Baby Insert @ £4.00 

This is not marked as such, but this is believed to be a Kleeware plastic insert for some of their prams and cots. It is actually quite charming, with moulded detail of sleeping baby and bedding. Once it is slotted into place inside the pram or cot, it really can be quite effective. It is in excellent played with condition. Please take notice of the measurements to see if it would fit your Kleeware cot or pram before ordering. Measures 2 3/8″ long x 1 1/8″ deep

Ref: Kleeware Baby Insert


Vintage Assorted Plastic Pram, Doll & Tiny Baby Bath @ £10.50

Here is an assorted set of three nursery items, probably all different makers. There is a pink plastic pram with movable wheels and hood.  Also included is a tiny plastic doll in a sitting position and a tiny hard plastic baby bath. These are in a good played with condition.  On the bottom of the pram it is marked MADE IN USA ACME. On the back of the doll I think it says ENG. There is no makers mark on the baby bath. This set could be used in a 1/24th scale dolls house or as tiny dolls in the nursery of a 1/12th scale dolls house. To indicate size, the baby bath measures 2″ long, the doll measures 1 3/8″ high, and the pram measures 2 3/4″ long from hood to tip of fixed handle x 2″ high to top of hood. Nice useful set for someone.

Ref: Small Plastic Pram, Baby & Baby Bath

Suitable for 1/16th scale or possibly 1/12th as toys.


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