C.M. Bergmann Eleonore doll, 25" tall,
bisque head, ball
jointed composition body, wigged, feathered brows, sleep eyes,
painted upper and lower lashes, open mouth with teeth, doll mark has the
Eleonore name in it.
Charles M. Bergmann operated a
doll company in Waltershausen, Thüringia, Germany, by 1909 he added a factory in
Friedrichroda, Germany, until they went
bankrupt in 1931.
Bergmann dolls came in sizes from 13" to
tall, with composition ball jointed
bodies and a bisque socket head or bisque shoulder head and kid body, supplied from other manufacturers;
Marseilles, ABG - Alt, Beck & Gottschalck,
Simon & Halbig and maybe
Bergmann also made
papier mache dolls, kid leather bodied dolls, character baby dolls.
Dolls were distributed in the
United States by
Louis Wolf & Company, who registered these
trademarks for them;
1892-1917 Cinderella Baby
doll, 1904-1915 Columbia doll, 1913-1915 Baby Belle doll, Eleonore doll, Spezial
and 1926 My Golden
Star doll (Mein Goldstern).