Edelmann bisque character doll face, 16" tall, wigged, sleep eyes,
pierced nostrils, open
mouth, dimple in chin, composition five piece jointed baby bent limb body (shown
right), doll mark: Melitta A. Germany M. or Melitta.
Edelmann doll company of Sonneberg, Germany was in the doll making
business from 1921-1933.
Their doll socket heads were purchased
from Armand Marseille or
Schoenau & Hoffmeister. Edelmann
also supplied to doll hospitals.
character baby dolls with a bisque or celluloid socket head; 16, 20 or 24" tall, on a five piece composition toddler or bent limb baby body, molded painted hair or wigged, sleep eyes, open mouth, some with pierced
or open nostrils.
Melitta A. Germany M, bee symbol Melitta Wein
(think this is the celluloid mark), Mine or SPBH Mona.
Edelmann bisque head character doll, composition bent limb baby five piece jointed body