Inside the Collection

On the eighth day of Christmas

my true love gave to me…..8 maids a milking.

Collection of ceramic figures animals and plates with two fabric dolls
Collection: Powerhouse Museum

A2035-1, Ceramic figure, female child holds sheaf of grain

93/338/286, Figure, Alice in Wonderland, `Alice’, earthenware, Royal Doulton, England, c. 1971

A9134-31, Cows, part of model toy farm

A5845-1, China doll, the type attached to powder puffs and dressing table ornaments. c. 1920

85/2102-5, Plate, “Little Bo Peep”

A9134-35, Maid, part of model toy farm

A10803-30, Plate, part of incomplete toy/doll’s tableware, brown transfer printed earthenware, maker and place unknown

2007/51/1-2/2, Maid from room 9 in main section of Doll’s house with fixed contents, wood / metal / ceramic / glass, made by Frans and Christina Bosdyk, Picton, New South Wales, Australia, 1997-2006

A7286-5, Miniature doll, nursemaid, for dolls house, ceramic / textile, unknown maker, unknown date of manufacture

One response to “On the eighth day of Christmas

  • Is there a shop that sells the plastic farm models from the 1950 s onwards? In Melbourne? I collected many but lived in Uganda so didn’t get the range.

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