Antique All bisque dolls were made in France 1860+, Germany 1890+,
Japan 1915+, and by American doll makers, sizes range from a tiny one
inch to fifteen inches tall.
Some dolls were made in Germany for the French market.
Many of these tiny dolls are only marked with the country of origin, some have
a size number or mold number, however, most of the tiny French made dolls are
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Antique All Bisque Dolls
French Poupée de Poche, Mignonette, small pocket
All Bisque doll General Description -
Kid lined jointed all bisque body and head, painted or glass
eyes, some have jointed elbows and knees, many have molded painted shoes in
various colors or bootines (as shown on right), with painted socks and some
dolls have bare feet.
Bisque doll shown at left;
Early French Mignonette, all bisque
7" tall, no chips or cracks, solid dome bisque socket head, blue
glass stationary eyes, feathered brows, painted upper and lower lashes, wigged,
close mouth, kid lined neck opening,
bare feet, doll isunmarked. She also has an amazing pair of leather buckle
teensy tiny shoes with 0 . 0 marked on
bottom sole, socks, mohair wig and pearl necklace.
25 APR 2011 ebay auction end value $4,551.00
French Poupée de Poche, la Poupée Modele,
Mignonette or small pocket doll
All Bisque French Doll shown on right:
French Mignonette, 5 1/2" tall, all bisque, no chips or
cracks, solid dome socket bisque head, blue glass stationary eyes, painted
upper and lower lashes, wigged, kid lined neck opening, elongated
limbs; arms and legs,
bare feet, doll is unmarked.
7" tall, all bisque, jointed at shoulders and
hips, painted eyes with painted lashes, wigged, sturdy wrestler type legs, painted white socks
and black shoes with heels. ebay auction end value $91.00 on 16 May 2011.
Germany All Bisque Doll mold 620
4 1/2" tall, all bisque
jointed at neck, shoulders and hips, painted eyes, closed mouth, wigged, sturdy
wrestler type legs, painted white
socks and tan shoes with heels and two straps, possibly by
Bahr & Pröschild.
Strobel & Wilken
pair of All Bisque
Boy and Girl all
bisque dolls shown dressed on left, each is 4 1/2" tall, fixed eyes, closed
mouth, see doll at right for doll marking and body style.
Strobel & Wilken All
Most dolls have stationary fixed eyes, painted brows and eyelashes, closed
mouth, one piece head and body, jointed at the shoulders and hips, painted white
socks with blue top edge, black painted molded mary jane shoes.
Note: Reference books list
doll mark as unidentified, we believe it is byStrobel & Wilken, German doll
importer, so use your own judgment.