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Antique All bisque dolls were made in France 1860+, Germany 1890+, Japan 1915+, and by American doll makers, sizes range from a tiny one inch to fifteen inches tall.


Some dolls were made in Germany for the French market.  Many of these tiny dolls are only marked with the country of origin, some have a size number or mold number, however, most of the tiny French made dolls are unmarked.


Antique All Bisque Dolls Identified

French Mignonette pocket doll, 7"

French Poupée de Poche, Mignonette, small pocketAll bisque, doll bootines dolls

All Bisque doll General Description -

Kid lined jointed all bisque body and head, painted or glass eyes, some have jointed elbows and knees, many have molded painted shoes in various colors or bootines (as shown on right), with painted socks and some dolls have bare feet.

Bisque doll shown at left

Early French Mignonette, all bisque doll, 7" tall,  no chips or  cracks, solid dome bisque socket head, blue glass stationary eyes, feathered brows, painted upper and lower lashes, wigged, close mouth, kid lined neck opening, bare feet, doll is unmarked. She also has an amazing pair of leather buckle teensy tiny shoes with 0 . 0 marked on bottom sole, socks, mohair wig and pearl necklace.

25 APR 2011 ebay auction end value $4,551.00



French Poupée de Poche, la Poupée Modele,

Mignonette or small pocket doll

All Bisque French Doll shown on right:

French Mignonette, 5 1/2" tall, all bisque, no chips or  cracks, solid dome socket bisque head, blue glass stationary eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, wigged, kid lined neck opening, elongated limbs; arms and legs, bare feet, doll is unmarked.

07 AR 2011 ebay auction end value $975.00

Photo courtesy littlemarz


French Mignonette 5 1/2"

French Poupée de Poche, Mignonette or small pocket doll.

Kestner Prize Baby doll mold 208

Kestner All Bisque Prize Baby doll mold 208

7" tall, all bisque, jointed at shoulders and hips, painted eyes with painted lashes, wigged, sturdy wrestler type legs, painted white socks and black shoes with heels. Prize Baby's label has also been found spelled Brize Baby.

ebay auction end value $91.00 on 16 May 2011.


All bisque German doll mold 620, 4 1/2" tall

Germany All Bisque doll mold 620

4 1/2" tall, all bisque socket head, jointed at neck, shoulders and hips, painted eyes, closed mouth, wigged, sturdy wrestler type legs, painted white socks and tan shoes with heels and two straps, by Bahr & Pröschild, Armand Marseille and an unknown German doll maker.


Strolbel & Wilken, All Bisque dolls, 4 1/2", doll mark SWC 251

Strobel & Wilken

pair of All Bisque



Boy and Girl all bisque dolls shown dressed on left, each is 4 1/2" tall, fixed eyes, closed mouth, see doll at right for doll marking and body style.


Srtrobel & Wilken, All Bisque Doll 9", doll mark SWC 251

Strobel & Wilken All Bisque Doll, 9"


Most dolls have stationary fixed eyes, painted brows and eyelashes, closed mouth, one piece head and body, jointed at the shoulders and hips, painted white socks with blue top edge, black painted molded mary jane shoes, doll mark SWC 251


Note: Reference books list SWC doll mark as unidentified, we believe it is by Strobel & Wilken, German doll importer, so use your own judgment.


Some All Bisque Dolls

Babies, Character dolls or figurines:

Baby Belle doll by Morimura

Baby Bo-Kaye doll by Cameo

Baby Bud doll by Butler & Effanbee

Baby Darling doll mold 497 by Morimura

Baby Peggy doll by Amberg

Baby Rose doll mold 208 by Kestner

Baby Rose doll mold 497 Germany Morimura

Baby Tufums doll by Amberg

Bébé Elite by Max Handwerck

1951 Bonn all bisque chubby dolls, Bonn, E. Germany

Bonnie Babe doll by Averill

Boy wearing molded sweater outfit doll mold 1454

Bye-Lo Baby doll designed by Grace Putnam made by Kestner

Campbell Kids doll possibly by Ideal

1920s Chin Chin Oriental baby doll by Gebrüder Heubach

- copy of Cho-Cho San - see next

1920-1921 Cho-Cho San doll with molded cap by Morimura Brothers


Hebee & Shebee, 4"

Hebee and Shebee by Horsman, 4" tall


Borgfeldt Happifat all bisque doll 4"

Happifat doll, 4" tall, doll based on drawings by Kate Jordan, all bisque, non-jointed, distributed by George Borgfeldt


Happifat dolls were made by both K & K Toy and Amberg, whose 10" tall with a cloth body Happifat doll was advertised in 1921 as the Freshie doll.  Later Happifat all bisque dolls were made in Japan.

Chubby doll by Louis Wolf, doll marks LWC, L. W. & Co. or S. H. K. & Co.


1916 Cupid doll by Butler Brothers, doll mold 10388, 10414, 10949, 10950, 10954   or doll mark Germany, Germany P

1912 The Daisy doll 3 1/2-4" of Lettie Lane's doll house

1940's Daisy Dolls 8" all bisque, NA storybook like


Dolly mold bathing suit doll marked Nippon by Morimura


1920-1921 First Prize doll by Morimura


Girl smiling with molded flower headpiece doll mark Germany

Globe Baby doll by Carl Hartmann

1929 Andy Gump doll for Marshall Field & Co

1929 Herby doll, Walter Berndt's comic character Smitty's brother, made in Germany dist. by Marshall Field & Shackman


Hiawatha all bisque American Indian doll, maker unknown


1943+ Kerr & Hinz all bisque dolls

Kewpie dolls by Cameo, Fulper Pottery and others

Kutekid dolls made in Germany

Little Curly Locks Babies doll mark 35/1005 Germany

1929 Lord Pushbottom doll sold by Marshall Field

Max and Moritz dolls by K & R or Kestner

May Morning all bisque doll mold 10777

Mibs and Baby Peggy dolls by Amberg

Mildred the Prize Baby doll

1936+ Nancy Ann Storybook all bisque dolls

1900's Our Darling doll mold 83/100 by ABG

1914 Our Fairy doll mold 222 by Hertel, Schwab

Our Mary or Pearlie doll mold 607, P607 by Limbach

Peach doll mold 257 by Strobel & Wilken

Pouty Girl doll with molded hair ribbons by Hertwig

Princess all bisque doll mold 83/35, paper label with doll name on chest, possibly by ABG, if so, then distributed by Borgfeldt

1915-1922 Queue San Oriental baby doll by Morimura Brothers

Rag, Tag dolls (dog, cat figurines) by Averill, dist. Borgfeldt

Rosy-Posy doll by Elektra (Kewpie like)

Scootles and Little Annie Rooney dolls by Cameo

September Morn doll designed by Grace Drayton,

sold by Averill, distributed by Borgfeldt

1929 Skeezix doll distributed by Marshall Field & Shackman

1920-1921 Sonny doll by Morimura Brothers

1930 + Stella Webster Birthday dolls

1924-1925 Thumb Sucker doll by Ideal

1913-1914 The Wide Awake Doll by Butler Brothers

Frozen Charlotte & Frozen Charlie dolls

Frozen Charlotte doll 7", Frozen Charlie doll 10 1/2"

Armand Marseille Tiny Tot doll, 2 1/2"

Armand Marseille Tiny Tot doll, 2 1/2"

Bonnet Head all bisque dolls

Candy Babies, 4" dolls given at candy counters with purchase 1920s

Dollhouse miniature all bisque dolls - see Carl Horn

Luigi Furga all bisque dolls

Goebel all bisque dolls

Googly Eye Dolls

Grumpy Boy doll German or Japan

Half dolls

Oriental baby doll marked NIPPON

Ornaments for Christmas decorations

Party Favor dolls

Painted eye or Glass eye dolls

Penny dolls

Piano Babies doll figurines

Pincushion and Perfume stopper dolls

Tea Cosy dolls


German Bathing Beauty Doll, 3"

All Bisque figurine; Bathing Beauty doll 3", non-jointed

Japan Snow Baby figurine doll, 1"Betty Boop doll by Cameo or Japan

Shirley Temple doll made in Japan

1927 Snowflake doll mold 1403 by Oscar Hitt

Comic character dolls

Animals dolls or figurines

Japan all bisque dolls; Candy Kids, Nippon

Snow Babies figurine (shown above left), 1" tall, jointed shoulders and hips, German or Japan made.



Jeanne Orsini all bisque Didi doll mold 41, 5"


(shown left ) Didi doll 5" tall,

also; Fifi, Mimi, Vivi and Zizi dolls by Jeanne I. Orsini



Jeanne Orsini Didi doll, 5" tall, all bisque, jointed at shoulders and hips, wigged, glass eyes, open mouth, tall painted white stockings and painted tan shoes, gold paper label with dolls name on front.


Doll marked JIO © 1920 41

All Bisque Japan Immobile dolls 3 1/2"

Immobiles all bisque dolls made in Japan, 3 1/2"  tall

or Nodders (Knotters) dolls - probably marked Japan


Some All Bisque Doll Marks - various makers

Germany, Made in Germany, HOMCO Made in Taiwan, Homco mark a roof top ®, Japan, Made in Japan, Nippon, Nippon Japan, Nippon made in Japan, Weather-Bird Shoes


Home Interiors & Gifts doll mark HOMCO made in Taiwan or doll mark a roof top symbol ®

All Bisque Doll Mold Numbers Identified

3, 3d, 6, 12, 14, 15, 18, 20, 25, 30, 34, 35, 36, P38, 41, 44, 47, 60, 65, 68, 79, 83, 85, 86, 100, 102, 104, 105, 110, 112, 116, 120, 123, 124, 125, 130, 132, 136, 137, 143, 150, 153, 156, 158, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 168, 172, 177, 178, 179, 184, 189, 191, 192, 208, 217, 218, 219, 222, 225, 228, 229-15, 237, 251, 257, 280, 281, 282, 292, 312, 320, 325, 330, 331, 333, 338, 344, 357, 377, 391, 400, 401, 405, 410, 413, 424, 425, 426, 440, 445, 497, 507, 510, 516, 518, 520, 540, 545, 562, 566, 568, 570. 602, 607, 609, 620, 653, 661, 665, 711, 720, 739, 753, 771, 780, 785, 790, 791, 792, 821, 830, 868, 880, 886, 890, 891, 897, 898, 899, 912, 943, 1078, 1079, 1200 M.S., 1233, 1403, 1404, 1867, 1910, 1921, 1954, 2120, 2720, 3701, 3703, 3947, 4508, 4527, 5000, 5001, 5012, 5028, 5112, 5114, 5271, 5701, 5274, 5590, 5934, 6004, 6156, 6218, 6248, 6343, 6444, 8093, 9417, 9772, 9775, 10414, 30625, 10050, 10069, 10490, 10990, 11245, 47303, 51095, B6E, BTE, P59, P112 doll with two faces.

Note:  There are probably more all bisque doll mold numbers, but this was all we have found so far.

Also, most antique French all bisque dolls are unmarked, doll mold 1867 is a Bru.


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