Popularly often known as among the best producers of bisque head dolls, Armand Marseille Firm had been manufacturing from 1885 till 1950 in Thuringia, Germany. The brainchild of the corporate was Herman who was a son of an architect and was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1856. His household immigrated to Germany after 1860. Herman then bought the Mathias Lambert’s toy firm in 1884 and afterward acquired Liebermann & Wegescher’s porcelain manufacturing unit in Koppelsdorf within the yr 1885.
Based on historic figures, the corporate had manufactured round 1,000 bisque doll heads per day from the yr 1900’s to the 1930’s. They made child, baby, character, and woman dolls with both painted or glass eyes. The corporate additionally used different supplies for the our bodies resembling composition and material our bodies. Nevertheless, the doll our bodies they’ve used for his or her merchandise have been produced by different doll makers however have been nonetheless of excellent high quality.
For many who need to get a reference of the dolls produced by Armand Marseille, listed here are simply a few of the dolls that have been popularly launched:
1) Floradora (1894) – The doll has a marking “Made in Germany/AM/Armand Marseille” with the mould quantity 370. The doll measured 19 to 20 inches tall, had a material physique with a pair of glass eyes, and a barely opened mouth.
2) Magnificence, Jubilee, Queen Louise, Majestic, and Princess (1894) – These are simply a number of the names used for the dolls that had composition our bodies with bisque shoulder head. The markings on the dolls have been “AM/DEP/Made in Germany” with their mould numbers.
three) Child Betty / Character Child – The doll sometimes had the marking “Germany A.M. DGRM or DRMR with the mould quantity 231 beside it. The bisque head doll had glass eyes, painted eyelashes, wig, and bent and jointed child limb physique.
four) Child Phyllis – This child doll had a material physique, bisque shoulder head, and the decrease arms have been partially composition. Different character child dolls have been named Ellar, Melitta, and Child Gloria. These dolls would both have straight legs or bent child limbs.
5) Googly eye (1920) – This bisque head doll with a pair of aspect glancing rounded eyes and it measured 12 inches tall. The doll mould numbers are 200, 210, 240, 241, 253, and 323.
6) Simply Me (1925) – The doll had sleep eyes and painted eyelashes. It measured 7.5 to 13 inches tall and the mould numbers are 310 and 318. For the avid Vogue doll collectors, sure, these dolls have been additionally bought by the Vogue Doll Firm.