Monday, June 17, 2013

Something to Bragg About
by Monica Bessette

Because the content in this post will be in Monica's upcoming book, I've removed this post.  I'm looking forward to reading her book! 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Izannah Walker Sells on Ebay

Skinner auctioned three dolls in a group in May.  One of the dolls was an Izannah Walker doll. Click here to see images of that doll.  The lot is listed as having sold for $5535 (unsure if this is the hammer price or includes buyer's premium). You can see the hallmarks of an Izannah doll in the shape of the body and its construction.  These old dolls of 150 + years are always a puzzle, as to what and if they have been helped at one time or another.  They are fun to study for sure.  This Izannah Walker doll made its way to Ebay, selling for $9,999.99.  I've placed images of the doll on my Pinterest Board of Izannah Walker Dolls.  

Ida Mae: An Izannah Walker Doll

Back in the fall I visited with a wonderful lady, who shared her antique Izannah Walker doll with me, and allowed me to document her doll.  ...