Unless you have reason to believe your doll is especially valuable, start on eBay. What's the difference between bisque and china dolls? Our include artists like Armand Marseille, Simon and Halbig and Kestner. Take a step back in time, reminisce of days gone by. She has her original paint finish and is marked with label Made for G. What are the categories for antique dolls? China items usually have hair painted on while bisque ones have wigs.
Of course, when an item is older, it may lose some of its shine. Bisque is typically just used for the limbs and head while china is used for the entire body. Their clothes show us fashion, their composition tell us about the technology of the day. She wears a replaced vintage dress, under garments, socks and shoes. Other antique brands to look for include Effanbee, Lenci, and Heubach.
She also has nice cotton pantaloons and half slip with trim. An all-original outfit adds to the value of the doll. Painted features include feathered brows. Brunette mohair wig over a cork pate. For 30 years we have been serving the needs and wishes of doll collectors world wide - come join our family. The majority of vintage items are made between the 1700s and 1900s, when industrialization of children's toys became possible.
If you're lucky enough to own a vintage doll, is probably an endeavor you wish to pursue. For instance, you can get a pretty good idea based on where and when it was made, as well as the materials it features. Antique dolls are available in many styles and sizes. Common and collectible makers include Bru, Jumeau, Kewpie, Madame Alexander, Betsy McCall, Gaultier, and Kestner. These are the various categorizes for these collector's items. A nice antique doll for your collection. Doll wears an elaborate costume from Puy-de-Dome in L'Auvergne.
Most antique dolls are made from these methods. Bisque dolls are usually double boxed to insure they arrive safely so do not be surprised when a large box arrives. Doll also has blue wool apron which is part of the outfit. What materials are used for vintage dolls? Dolls holding accessories have higher values. However, bisque is unglazed, so it is not shiny. Jeanette Malinchok paper mache dolls are available under and you will also find cloth dolls by Bette Gould.
Below are the vintage and antique dolls and toys I have for sale. Some of these are numbers from the porcelain molds used to make the doll, and you can look these up online or potentially consult an appraiser to help you identify your particular doll. The following are the vintage and antique bisque head dolls we have for sale. They are the dolls that we played with as kids. For questions on our services or to inquire about the availability of specific dolls, you can email us at or call. I have vintage compositions and hard plastic dolls and vintage toys.
Porcelain dolls that were made 80 to 100 years ago or more can be quite valuable. Mouth is closed with an accent line between lips. Please click the details of the doll for more information or to purchase it. The doll has a replaced wig, but as explained in the letter of provenance it was made from her grandfather's hair that was cut when he was 6 years old. The inventory of dolls has grown so large I created separate pages for certain types of dolls. Vintage dolls are those made between 1930 and 1970. This isn't always definitive, since you may not find an exact match, but it will give you some idea of what you can expect to get for your doll.
You can use the information for similar dolls to compare to yours. Vintage dolls may also be an adult item used to display fashions. Presenting an all wooden GrodnerTal or Peg Wooden doll from the early 1900's that was made in Germany. Gigi's Dolls carries from artists such as Judy Cuddy. Some people prefer to just collect one type of doll, such as German bisque dolls, while others have collections that include a wide range of eras and materials, such as French and American dolls. These antique dolls are stuffed with anything from more cloth to sawdust or flour.