A. Lanternier et Cie Dolls
Lanternier was founded in 1855 in Limoges, France, a city renown for it's fine
quality porcelain products, but did not begin making porcelain doll heads until
Lanternier made bisque socket head Child or Lady dolls. Child dolls have a
jointed composition and wood body, lady dolls on five piece lady bodies, open
mouth with upper, lower teeth, open closed mouth, glass or paperweight eyes
lined in black, some dolls have pierced ears, wigged, in sizes 12 to 36" tall.
See the Lanternier doll marks & names below.
Antique French Lanternier Caprice doll 36"