Doll Reference - Home page

Doll Auctions | Doll Books | Dolls For Sale | Forum | Doll Glossary | Doll Marks | Doll Values

search engine by freefind advanced

Doll Categories

Fulper Pottery Dolls 1918-1927

Barbie Dolls 1959+

Modern Doll 1970s+

By Country

American | English

French | German

Rest of World

By Material 

Bisque | Celluloid

China | Cloth


Hard Plastic

Metal | Papier Mache

Rubber | Wax | Wood

By Type

Advertising Dolls

Antique Fashion Dolls

Automata Dolls

Baby Dolls

Black Dolls

Boudoir Dolls

Carnival Dolls

Dress Me Dolls

Googly Eye Dolls

Kewpie Dolls

Mama Dolls

Mask Face Dolls

Oriental Dolls

Patsy Type Dolls

Porcelain Collector Dolls


Antique Fulper Pottery bisque doll socket head

Antique Fulper Pottery bisque doll socket head

Fulper Pottery Company of Fleming, New Jersey was established in 1805.  From 1918 until 1927 Fulper Pottery made small all bisque dolls and bisque doll heads to fill the void from German, French and other European doll makers, due to World War I.  Among the companies that used Fulper bisque products are; Amberg, Colonial Toy, Horsman and Sears.


Fulper produced bisque socket or shoulder heads for dolly face child dolls 14 to 26" tall, some with human hair wigs, often with sleep eyes made of metal and celluloid, some heads have molded painted hair with intaglio eyes, all have an open mouth.  Also, bisque socket or shoulder plate bent limb character baby dolls 13 to 24" tall, with sleep eyes and molded painted hair or wigged, open mouth, as well as an all bisque Kewpie Fulper marked dolls and an all bisque Peterkin doll by Horsman have been found and probably others.


Fulper ceased manufacture of bisque doll heads in 1922, but continued to sell their inventory until 1927 as well as novelties and pin cushion heads.



Fulper doll mark symbol, Fulper, Made in U.S.A

Fulper doll mark symbol, Fulper, Made in U.S.A

Fulper doll mark symbol, MS, Fulper, Made in U.S.A.

Fulper doll mark symbol, MS, Fulper, Made in U.S.A.

Note:  Fulper doll mark with MS initials is for Martin Stangl, Horsman's production head for bisque head dolls

Buying    Selling   Cleaning    Photographing    Repairing

Auctions | Barbie 1959+ | Books | For Sale | Forum | Glossary | Marks | Values

All trademarks are respective of their owners and have no affiliation to this website

Doll Reference  © Copyright 2000-2018 all rights reserved including photos & content