Kensington Festival of Puppet homes (Kensington Dollshouse) since 1985, brings together collectors and professionals involved in miniature work. The festival is one of the world's largest selling exhibitions of works of miniature art.
On sale fully furnished dollhouses, furniture, dishes, towels, watches, food and other tiny things. And all items are functional: the doors are opened, the clock go home equipped with electricity. In pictures: Chest doll for children with drawers.
Left: The exact miniature copy of an old storefront "Mulvany & Rogers". The design project is included in numerous books about design. Right: To cover with miniature tables can be selected and jelly jelly, and half-eaten cake, and a beautiful cake, and even a complete set for a traditional Christmas dinner. All these models are made to exact scale.
Despite the size of the doll lamps, they are fully functional.
I'm going with the doll kitchen in every detail may be considered, only armed with a good magnifying glass.
All of these dolls for sale.
Left: Miniature fireplace - the product of Sue Cook, the master with 30 years of experience. Everything is real here, even casting. Right: In order to examine these tiny masterpieces, can not do without a magnifying glass.
Especially for the Kensington Festival has five masters of miniature teddy bears for sewing patchwork.
The company "Platts Mini Packages" more than a hundred years makes all sorts of miniature doll packaging for the goods. Here you can find the model packs of washing powder, ketchup bottles, and more.
Left: The tiny flower pots master Clive Brooker Miniatures. Right: The Architecture of doll houses from Tim Hartnell, working in the company of "Anglia Dolls Houses", is exactly the same layout prototypes. Price of this masterpiece is from? 1495 to? 5300.
A tiny jar pasta barely visible on the palm of your hand, but the proportion of real banks complied with the precision is fixed, even the label.
From left: Susan Lee sewing for dolls shoes and handbags, observing the requirements for a style and materials. Right: Dishes for doll houses, which made Paul and Janet Braunhill of the company's "Country Treasures", is covered with this enamel and painted by hand. In the tiny banks put a real jam.
Kim Selwood specializes in the manufacture of tiny doll chairs.