CM Bergmann Eleonore doll, 25" tall,
bisque head, ball
jointed composition body, wigged, feathered brows, sleep eyes,
painted upper and lower lashes, open mouth with teeth.
Charles M. Bergmann operated a
doll company in Waltershausen, Thuringia, Germany, by 1909 he added a factory in
Friedrichroda, Germany, until they went
bankrupt in 1931.
Bergmann dolls came in sizes from 13" to
tall, with composition ball jointed
bodies and a bisque socket head or bisque shoulder head and kid body, supplied from other manufacturers;
Marseilles, ABG - Alt, Beck & Gottschalck,
Simon & Halbig and maybe
Bergmann also made
papier mache dolls, kid leather bodied dolls, character baby dolls.
Dolls were distributed in the
United States by
Louis Wolf & Co., who registered these
trademarks for them;
1892-1917 Cinderella Baby
doll, 1904-1915 Columbia doll, 1913-1915 Baby Belle doll, Eleonore doll, Spezial
and 1926 My Gold