Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.

After my research, She maybe someone other than a character doll as I have found dolls similar to her earlier than 1900 with exact same features, with the fully jointed body. As far as I can tell her wig is original to her, I took a picture of the inside and there is a lot of wear as shown, the wig is in great condition, the ringlets need to be combed, as I leave as found. Her bisque head has feathered eye brows, blue glass eyes , lower and top painted eye lashes, open mouth with four perfect teeth showing her eyes are sleep eyes with some crazing on her eye lids. The picture shows the marks on back of her neck. She Is mold number 246/1 D.R.G.M A & M Germany, which stands for Deutsches Reich, Gebrauchs Muster. I can safely say she was made between 1885-1930, As I had read in 1919 German A.M. heads were sold at auction in the Astor Theater in N.Y. city, a reporter purchased a #240 and paid only a few dollars for it. Their is one area on the compo thigh with missing paint, her jointed body is in great condition free of cracks, her bisque head is free of chips cracks crazing in beautiful condition. I am not sure if the pink lines between her toes were made in the manufacturing process as I learned that most of the body parts were ordered from other manufactories. Marseille was well know for making quality bisque heads. She comes with a cotton under slip, underneath this is the original cotton top, her shoes I'm sure was added later, they are pink embroidered which were made to harden for shoes. I am no expert but I tell you what I see and read.

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Antique Armand Marseille, D.R.G.M 246/1 Character doll porcelain Head, comp body.

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