Mini Mundus Furniture Kit #40023 Chippendale Broken-Bonnet Highboy Dollhouse Mini 40023
Made of fine woods with solid brass fittings, this exquisitely detailed miniature authentically recreates one of the outstanding furniture pieces designed by English cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale.
Standing on graceful cabriole legs, it displays rich ornamentation in its hooded bonnet, flame finials, seven tiers of working drawers, columned sides, and beautiful carvings. Exquisite displayed alone, on a mantel, or in a collector’s shelf. 7 1/2”h x 3 1/2”w x 2”d.
[The above is the catalog description from the 1980s]
Mini Mundus licensed designs from The House of Miniatures for sale in Europe and Great Britain in 1979 and still offers a line of kits.
Included in each kit are detailed instructions, parts identification sheet, and tips for building and finishing your kit. The instructions give confidence to beginners and advanced hobbyists alike and can serve as a guide for scratch building the same or similar designs.
The House of Miniatures furniture kits are all 12th scale, precision models made of real wood and excellent detail. This allows unlimited customization while also being period correct, even in the standard build. They take stain well and the brass hardware (where required) completes the beautiful form with functional doors and drawers.
Included in each kit are detailed instructions. parts identification sheet, and tips for building and finishing your kit. The instructions give confidence to beginners and advanced hobbyists alike and can serve as a guide for scratch building the same or similar designs.
* 12th Scale
* Life-Like Details
* Real Wood
* Fine Grain
* Precision Cut
* In-depth Instructions
* Building & Finishing Tips
* Brass Hardware (as needed)
For more information about this kit or for help with building and finishing, please visit http://TheHouseOfMiniatures.org