Welcome to the dollhouse
Bizarre would be one way to describe a collection of 27-inch poured wax dolls by Paul Crees in Whyte’s forthcoming Eclectic Collector sale.
Never intended as little girls’ playthings, the tradition of poured wax dolls dates back to the 14th century, when a molten wax blend of bleached beeswax and colouring was poured into a heated mould.
By the 1700s, they were made across Europe, but the height of their popularity came...
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