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Henri Alexandre antique French doll face, 23" tall

Below is a list of antique French doll makers - les fabricants de poupée antiques Françaises from 1790 onward with company names, dates of operation, images of doll marks, doll mold numbers, labels, letters, initials, symbols and doll trade names. 

 

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French Doll Makers

 

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Louise A. Mabit doll mark Janus Les Deux Gosses 1925

Louise Adrienne Mabit  doll marks Janus, Les Deux Gosses

Johannes Maelzel 1808-1827

   - automata dolls, also located in Vienna

Grand Bazar Magenta store 1896-1908+ Paris

   - 1896-1898 Bébé Magenta

Magit felt art doll mark M.A.P.I. 1925-1927

   - Poupees Artistique

Magit felt art doll mark M.A.P.I.

   - located in Argentuil, Seine & Oise, France

Mail dolls 1927-1930s

Maison du Petit Saint Thomas 1886-1891

   - Bébé Caprice dolls, Bébé Directiore

Béatrice Mallet dolls 1925 (SFBJ)

Charles Maltête 1892-1895

Peter Mancel doll mark 1871-1874 Paris

Peter Mancel doll mark 30 Jt   Peter Mancel 5

- pressed bisque heads; 30 Jt   Peter Mancel 5

Gaston Manuel & E. de Stoecklin 1920

  - Poupées de Paris, Les Poupettes

   Les Poupées Parisiennes

Manufacture des Bébés et Poupées 1920-1921

   - Alfred François Xavier Martin doll mark 1919

Manufacture des Bébés et Poupées doll mark La Madelon

doll mark La Madelon

Marais dolls 1843-1881 Montreuil-sous-Bois

Marcel dolls 1871-1874

Ed. Marchal 1863-1871 Marchel & Buffard 1871-1881

Ed. Marchal, then Marchel & Buffard doll mark label Aux Bébé Sages shop

mechanical dolls mark label Aux Bébé Sages

Mme. Marchand-Duchame doll maker 1871-1875

Charles Marcheix doll maker 1881-1882

Charles Marcoux dolls 1920-1923 Montreuil-sous-Bois

Charles Marcoux doll mark Serie 0 MC intertwined France 3

doll mark Serie 0 CM intertwined France 3

also called; Société Française des Bébé Marcoux

    23 Rue Buffon 23, Montreuil-sous-Bois

Maurice Mariage doll mark La Poupée Lina 1923

Maurice Mariage doll mark La Poupée Lina

Marie marotte dolls of Paris, France 1862-1870

Marie & Boquerel 1863-1865 dist. & importer

P. J. & F. Margot doll maker Paris, France 1862-1878

Maison Jean Henry Marot doll mark label 1871-1878

Jean Henry Marot doll mark label Maison Marot Palais Royal Galerie d'Or-Leans 46

Marotte a doll on a stick - Musical 1860+

Albert Marque doll mark A. Marque 1910-1916

  - see Eugene Alart for doll shoe mark

François-Emile Marseille bébés 1888

François Marseille doll mark Le Petit François M on a shield over an anchor symbol

doll mark Le Petit François M on a shield over an anchor

A. Martin dolls 1874-1876

Benoit Martin fashion lady doll mark 1863+

Benoit Martin fashion lady doll mark Bte. S.G.D.G. La Poupee Phenix Marque Deposee

Ferdinand Martin mechanical dolls 1880-1909

Alfred François Xavier Martin 1919

   - see Manufacture des Bébés & Poupées

   

Emilien Masson doll & toy store label < 1900-1922+ (# 175)

Emilien Masson doll & toy store label 15 Rue Pelleport

Mme. Massonneau doll shop A La Petite Créole 1864-66

Jerôme Mathieu 1871-1875

Mauger & Montera doll mark Manota Montera 1860s-1870s

Mauger & Mantera  doll mark Manota Montera Company

Maujean dolls 1866-1874

Maurisse dolls 1849-1851

May Frères, May Fils 1890 to 1897-1899+ (SFBJ  #15)

    - also called; May Frères & Cie, May & Bertin 

    May Frères, May Fils, May Frères & Cie, May & Bertin  doll mark doll mark Bébé Mascotte Paris M

doll mark Bébé Mascotte Paris M

    - successor was Jules N. Steiner

Max-Laval doll heads 1927-1930+ Paris

Raquel Meller doll mark Fabrication France

Raquel Meller doll mark Fabrication France

Emil Merz doll mark EMB 1918 of Beauvais, France

Emil Merz doll mark EMB

made doll clothes & accessories

Metal Head Doll Menu 1861-1930s

A. Métayer dolls 1860s+

A. Métayer doll mark 22 Rue S. Martin Tours

A. Métayer doll mark 22 Rue S. Martin Tours

Jules Mettais doll mark Bebe Liège 1899-1903

Jules Mettais doll mark Bebe Liege

   - successor of Jules Nicholas Steiner

J. F. O. Michaelis 1892-1895 exporter

   - dist. of G. Schmey & Wilhelm Dehler dolls

M. Severin Michel doll mark Bouquet De La Victoire

M. Severin Michel doll mark Bouquet De La Victoire

Modes de Paris doll clothes mark VL, unknown

French doll clothes mark Modes de Paris VL, unknown

Migault & Papin doll mark M.P. 1908

Mignonette or small pocket size all bisque dolls 1880s+

Modistes doll 1840s-1860s - Milliners Model

   - mannikin doll to display clothing fashions

L. Morin dolls 1921-1928

Montastiers & Perier doll mark M.R. 1882+

Montastiers & Perier doll mark M.R.

Montgolfiere (hot air balloon) symbol doll shoes mark

Montgolfiere (hot air balloon) symbol doll shoes mark French, possibly Beaudelot

- believed to be Louis Beaudelot's mark

Montreuil-sous-Bois - pottery area near Paris

Mothereau bebes doll mark JM, BM 1880-1895

Mothereau bebes doll mark JM

 

Mothereau bebes doll mark BM or JM

Pierre Muller doll mark Olympia 1924

Pierre Muller doll mark Olympia

Mundia Collection by Idyllis 1949+

Maison Munnier or Monnier doll mark 1834-1863

   - 1863 Benon & Cie, then Guiton

Maison Munnier doll mark label Passagon Tarffson, Nos. 15 & 17 Paris

   Passagon Tarffson, Nos. 15 & 17 Paris

wax over composition, Barrois bisque heads

 

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