ca. 1918 Aich, Menzel bisque head dolly face doll mold 1904, 13" tall, glass eyes, open mouth,
composition jointed body.
In 1848 Aich Porzellanfabrik was founded in Aich near
Karlsbad an Austrian
porcelain factory, by 1870 M. J. Moehling became the
owner. In 1893 the firm name was changed to A.C. Anger, k.u.k., that same
year the new owner A.C. Anger passed away.
The company appears to have changed owners a few more times and finally by 1918 the company was known as Aich, Menzel & Company
or Aich Porzellanfabrik, the new owner partners were Josef Theodor Menzel, Leo
Höhnel and Eduardo Juan (of
1918 is also when the company first began to produce bisque head dolly face dolls, most with composition bodies.