Koenig & Wernicke Character Doll ca. 1920s

Name: Unknown

Made By and When: Koenig & Wernicke, ca. 1920s

Material: Composition

Height: 18 inches

Marks: KW (incised high up in the back of the head; 134/ 12 (incised in the neck)

Hair/Eyes: Flirty brown eyes with real lashes, dark brown original wig, open mouth with tongue & two upper teeth.

Clothes: Modern replacements.

Other: Koenig (also spelled Konig) and Wernicke were early 1900s German doll makers. Read more about the company here.


Photos and description courtesy of Vicky Hoff Forbes. Use the right or left arrows to view the slideshow.


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