Robert Carl Dolly Face doll, bisque socket head, sleep eyes, painted
eyelashes, open mouth with teeth, probably came on a ball jointed composition body,
Robert Carl doll mark shown on right.
The Robert Carl doll company of Köppelsdorf, Thuringia,
Germany made bisque, wax-cloth, cloth or celluloid head character, Mama or
baby dolls, some with voice boxes in the heads. Mr. Carl also
purchased bisque head doll mold 370 & 390 from the nearby porcelain
factory of Armand Marseille, and
from Edmund U. Steiner. Robert Carl used the doll mark Germany RC inside a circle,
with a line above and below the initials, not to be confused with the
French company of Radiguet & Condonnier who made
fashion Lady dolls marked
Déposé R C in the 1880s.
Robert Carl doll mark
RC inside a circle