1930 Kohnstam Tessie doll face, 14" tall, bisque head, sleep eyes,
painted lashes, closed mouth, wigged, cloth stuffed body with disk jointed limbs,
stitched fingers, doll marked Tessie Germany 4/0. as shown below.
All doll photos courtesy of skb3240
M. Kohnstam & Company, MOKO, a toy and doll distributor, importer and exporter was founded by
KOhnstam in 1867 in Fuerth or Fürth, Bavaria near
At a later date in London, England
Moses' son; Julius Kohnstam founded the Keen
The Kohnstam company is
primarily known for their diecast toy products, they also distributed
dolls, a marked doll has been found with both a
of Sonneberg and Neustadt, Germany,
HS mark plus the MOKO Bavaria mark - so H. Steiner supplied
some of the Kohnstam bisque head dolls and was likely the supplier of the
German Tessie doll, shown above and left.
Ernst Heubach of Koppelsdorf also
supplied bisque doll heads to Kohnstam.
Some Kohnstam doll
marks Cupid, DDD and MOKO initials, see below for more doll mark images.