Dollhouse miniatures have been a popular hobby for centuries, and some collectors are willing to pay top dollar for the most exquisite and luxurious pieces. In this post, we'll take a look at some of the most expensive dolls house miniatures in the world.
The Astolat Dollhouse Castle - $8.5 Million
This dollhouse castle, which was created by miniature artist Elaine Diehl, features over 10,000 miniature pieces, including chandeliers, oil paintings, and working electric lights. The castle is four feet tall and weighs over 800 pounds, and was sold for $8.5 million in 2015.
The Fairy Castle - $250,000
Created in the 1930s for actress Colleen Moore, the Fairy Castle is a stunning example of miniature artistry. The castle features over 2,000 miniature objects, including tiny books, paintings, and furniture. It is currently on display at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
The Queen Mary's Dolls' House - Priceless
Commissioned by Queen Mary of England in the early 1900s, this dolls' house is considered one of the most valuable in the world. The house features working plumbing and electricity, as well as miniature replicas of paintings by famous artists. It is currently on display at Windsor Castle.
The Stettheimer Dollhouse - $12.6 Million
Created by artist Carrie Stettheimer in the 1920s, this dollhouse is a work of art in its own right. The house features miniature versions of paintings by Stettheimer and other artists, as well as furniture and decor designed by Stettheimer herself. It was sold for $12.6 million in 2017.
The Titania's Palace - Priceless
Commissioned by Sir Neville Wilkinson in the early 1900s, this palace features miniature replicas of famous European landmarks, as well as furniture and decor made by some of the finest craftsmen of the time. It is considered one of the most valuable dolls houses in the world, and is currently on display in Denmark.
These dolls house miniatures may be expensive, but they are also works of art and historical treasures. While most of us may never own one of these exquisite pieces, we can still appreciate the craftsmanship and beauty of these miniature masterpieces. Luckily, at Minimum World we pride ourselves on our low prices, so you won't need to sell the car!