Monday, February 16, 2015

Bleuette Art Deco bedroom

This wonderful bedroom set appears to have been handmade for some lucky little girl many decades ago.
I have been meaning to blog about this bedroom set for a while now.

The problem was that I had it packed away. I am trying to organize my doll collection, so I am pulling bins and boxes out of various closets and storage spaces. What an overwhelming mess! I have to sort everything and categorize it before I can put things away again. Yikes!
This set is a perfect size for the famous French Bleuette

I bought this sweet doll thinking she was a Bleuette, but I cannot match her markings to that elusive girl. She is one number off, so she may be a sister. She was made by the SFBJ organization in Paris circa 1920s.
I feel that the set was made in the 1920s or 1930s. The craftsmanship is beautiful. The dolls are about 10 inches high, so I suppose the scale is just under 1/6th.
Bleuette's friend is also from Paris. I got her there when I went in 2012 to stay with CM. She was a less inexpensive doll than the fully jointed Bleuette. I blogged about Bleuettes in the Musee de la Poupee in Paris here.

Bleuette seems happy with her room. She has real eyelashes and cute little teeth.

Nap time.

All the doors and drawers work. The set is beautifully constructed

Room for the chamber pot. I guess each girl has their own

I love the little design extras like the cut-outs in these pieces.

All ready to add clothes.

The mirror still reflects after 80+ years


  1. It looks like it should be in a Musuem. Very beautifully maintained and unique,
    What categories do you use, manufacturer for furiture or time period. C

    1. I used these ones: 10" dolls, 1920s, 1930s, Art Deco, Bleuette, hand painted, handmade, Paris, SFBJ.
      Some of them refer to the doll not the furniture.

  2. Wow. Very well cared for. Great craftsmanship. Still looks great after all of these years.

    1. Thanks! I love the imagination that went into the design.

  3. Hello Shale,
    It is a beautiful set. The painted detail is great and it seems to be in pretty good shape! Wonderful find.
    Big hug,