~ Armand Marseille Germany Black Baby Doll 351/8.K C1924 ~
This charming coloured doll is from Armand Marseilles Dream Baby Series launched in 1924. Within the series the company produced several patterns of the doll including four coloured variations.
This fully bisque doll has closing eyes and articulated joints. Her red painted mouth is slightly opened to reveal a single, white tooth.
The doll is marked to the back of her head "A.M Germany 351/8.K"
She has been carefully dressed in handmade vintage clothing which includes a cream knitted vest, cotton nappy, lace petticoat, white cotton dress and cream knitted cardigan. The doll has tiny cream socks on her feet.
~ Dimensions ~
The doll measures approximately 19 inches (49cm) in total. The piece weighs 1.46kg.
~ Condition ~
The doll is in a good vintage state. The glaze has flaked from a small area on the cheek with two tiny specs of loss to each of the lower eyelids and one to the right ear. The doll has lost her little finger from her left hand and a portion of her index finger on the right. There are some small areas of nibbling to her toes. The heels are as per the image.