Swaine Baby Lori doll mold 232, 17" tall,
bisque solid dome socket head, lightly feathered eyebrows, delicate
painted upper and lower eyelashes, sleep eyes, open mouth,
composition jointed bent limb baby body, doll mark and stamp shown on right.
The Robert Swaine & Company porcelain factory was established in 1810 and was
located in Hüttensteinach (North Koppelsdorf), Thüringia, Germany. Swaine
did not begin to make the high quality bisque head Baby dolls, sized 8 to 28"
tall they are known for today until 1910 and onward. In 1923 the company
name changed to Gebrüder Schoenau.
Swaine is probably best known for their Baby Lori doll mold 232, who is shown at left,
Baby Lori also came with a closed
Doll mark D Lori 1, plus a Swaine green ink doll mark in a circle
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