Monthly Archives: March 2016

Theriaults Dollmastery Seminar – An Opportunity To Learn About Rare Antique Dolls

One of the fun things I got to do at the recent Theriault’s weekend in Naples, Florida was go to a Dollmastery Seminar given by doll expert Florence Theriault. This all-day seminar gave participants a chance to get up close … Continue reading

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Random Musings on Dolls, Antiques, And Old Fashioned Things

I’m not sure if I’m in a contemplative mood because I am spending a cold, drizzly day in an old-fashioned New England inn, or because it is Easter weekend, or because I am seeing an old-fashioned Tennessee Williams play tonight. … Continue reading

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Kewpie Dolls Do So Much More Than Stand At Attention: Action Kewpies

One of the many dolls I recently purchased at the Theriault’s Auction weekend in Naples, Florida, was this little action Kewpie doll. He is playing the mandolin and also leaning against some books, all created in bisque.  He was in … Continue reading

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Stuck Behind Your Computer Screen 24/7? Go to A Live Doll Event

I think many doll collectors in the 21st Century are content to sit behind their computer screens and buy and sell dolls on eBay and Ruby Lane, perhaps taking part in Facebook or other social media doll groups. If they … Continue reading

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