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Walther & Sohn antique bisque head Baby Boy doll face, 15"

Walther & Sohn antique bisque head Baby Boy doll face, 15"

Johann Walther doll factory was founded in 1900-1930 of Germany, they advertised dressed dolls in 1900, used the doll mark IW intertwined.  By 1908 Johann Walther became a partner with Nikolaus Oberender, which produced bisque doll heads and small all bisque dolls (see below for Oberender doll marks and mold numbers), by 1910 the partnership dissolved and each went their separate ways, each with their own porcelain factory. 

 

In 1921 Johann Walther registered his company name as Walther & Sohn in Germany continuing to use the IW mark, as well as the WS mark.

 

See below for the antique Walther & Oberender dolls

identified, plus their doll mold numbers.

 

Antique Johann Walther & Sohn Dolls identified

 

Walther & Sohn Boy doll, 15" composition body

 

 

 

Walter & Sohn antique Baby Boy doll,

15" tall, bisque socket head, painted feathered eyebrows, sleep eyes with painted upper and lower eye lashes, slightly open mouth with a five piece composition jointed body with bent limbs.

 

Doll mark shown on right

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark W & S intertwined Made in Germany

 

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark

W & S intertwined Made in Germany

Walther & Sohn Scottish boy, 8"

 

 

 

Walther & Sohn antique Scottish Boy doll,

8 1/2" tall, bisque socket head, with a composition five piece jointed body, fixed eyes, open mouth.  Doll is dressed in a traditional plaid Scottish outfit.

 

Doll mark shown at right

 

 

 

ohann Walther & Sohn doll mark crown symbol W & S intertwined 8/0 Germany

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark

crown symbol  W & S

intertwined 8/0 Germany

 

 

Walther & Sohn doll 11" doll mold 200

 

Walther & Sohn antique Doll,

Tiny 8" doll with a bisque socket head, painted single stroke  eye brows, stationary glass fixed eyes, painted upper and lower eye lashes, open mouth with teeth, chin dimple, with a five piece jointed composition body.

 

Doll mark shown at right

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark 200 13/0 W & S intertwined Made in Germany

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark 200 13/0 W & S intertwined Made in Germany

 

Johann Walther & Sohn Doll Marks Identified

 

Johann Walther doll mark IW Germany 80 11/0

Johann Walther doll mark IW Germany 80 11/0

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark W & S intertwined

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark W & S intertwined

 

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark 6789 / 43 crown symbol W & S intertwined

Johann Walther & Sohn doll mark 6789 / 43 crown symbol W & S intertwined

 

Johann Walther & Sohn Doll Mold Numbers Identified

20, 80, 120, 126, 200, 208 googly eyes, 210, 241, 250, 251, 400, 6789

 

 

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Nickolaus Oberender Dolls 1908-1927 German

Nicholas Oberender founded a porcelain factory with Johann Walther in Oeslau, Thüringia, Germany in 1908, by 1910 the partnership dissolved and each went their separate ways with their own factories.  In 1910 Oberender's porcelain factory employed 110 workers making bisque doll heads.  By 1927 the company was known as Wilhelmine Oberender.

 

Antique Nikolaus Oberender Doll Marks Identified

 

Nikolaus Oberender doll mark Made in Germany NO 121 11/0

Nikolaus Oberender doll mark Made in Germany NO 121 11/0

Nikolaus Oberender doll mark N inside a O circle Germany 125 10/0

Nikolaus Oberender doll mark N inside a O circle Germany 125 10/0

Nikolaus Oberender doll mark Germany DEP 2000 N inside a circle 8/0

Nikolaus Oberender doll mark Germany DEP 2000 N inside a circle 8/0

 

Nikolaus Oberender Doll Mold Numbers Identified

121   125   2000   2010   6789

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