Carved Wood Dolls by Floyd Bell

Name: Carved Wood Dolls by Floyd Bell – 1978 to the present About the Artist: Floyd Bell, a master carver and former woodshop instructor, delights in carving wooden dolls. A peg-jointed Victorian-style doll became his first doll in 1978 while attempting to illustrate to his students that something beautiful could be carved from wood. MadeContinue reading “Carved Wood Dolls by Floyd Bell”

Roddy Walking Doll

Name: Walking Doll Made by and When: Roddy, 1950s Material: Hard plastic Marks: Roddy/Made in England (on the back) Height: 13 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black mohair wig styled in two braids with bangs (extra mohair has been added to each braid); amber sleep eyes have attached bristle eyelashes, smiling open mouth with two upperContinue reading “Roddy Walking Doll”

Pedigree Saucy Walker

Name: Saucy Walker Made by and When: Pedigree, circa 1955 Material: Hard plastic Marks: Pedigree (on the back of the neck), Pedigree / MADE IN / ENGLAND (on the upper back above the ma-ma voice box, which is marked 20T). Height: 20 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Replaced brown acrylic wig, brown open-close, flirty eyes; openContinue reading “Pedigree Saucy Walker”

Saucy Walker Look-a-likes

Name: Saucy Walker Look-a-likes Made by and When: Unknown maker, circa 1950s Material: Hard plastic Marks: Unmarked Height: 22 inches each Hair, Eyes, Mouth: The doll in green has a black mohair wig styled in two side braids with bangs. The doll in light blue has a replaced short black straight human-hair wig underneath theContinue reading “Saucy Walker Look-a-likes”

Armand Marseille #362

Name: Armand Marseille #362 Made by and When: Armand Marseille, 1920s Material: Bisque head with composition body Marks: On nape of neck: A.M. Germany 362./4.K. Height: 16 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Molded black curls, brown glass sleep eyes, open mouth with red lips and four upper teeth Clothes: These dolls were usually dressed in AfricanContinue reading “Armand Marseille #362”

Hugo Wiegand Bisque and Composition Character Doll

Name: Hugo Wiegand Bisque and Composition Character Made by and When: Hugo Wiegand, circa 1920s or earlier Material: Bisque head, composition body with bent baby legs Marks: (On nape of the neck) H.W. (on the neck) 2-1/2 Height: 14 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black molded texturized hair, weighted brown glass sleep eyes and one-stroke paintedContinue reading “Hugo Wiegand Bisque and Composition Character Doll”

Heubach-Koppelsdorf #399 Character Baby

Name: Heubach-Koppelsdorf #399 Character Baby Made by and When: Heubach-Koppelsdorf, 1920s Material: Bisque head and composition baby-doll body Marks: (On the head) Heubach Koppelsdorf/399·10/0·D·R·G·M/Germany. Height: 9 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Painted, non-texturized black hair; tiny brown glass sleep eyes with hand painted upper and lower eyelashes; closed, full red painted lips; has red dot accentsContinue reading “Heubach-Koppelsdorf #399 Character Baby”

Antique Reproduction Automaton

Name: Antique Reproduction Bru Desiree Automaton Musical Doll Made by and When: Goldie Wilson, 2021 Material: Porcelain head, composition body Marks and Mold Information: 1997-S671M – Desiree, Lady in Lace Height: The doll is 18 inches; the stacked wooden base measures 8 x 8 x 3-1/2 inches. Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Handmade black spiral curled wig,Continue reading “Antique Reproduction Automaton”

American Teen Dolls

(View the Slideshow for multiple pictures of each doll.) Name: American Teen Dolls Anthoney, Dominique, Benjamin, and Tara Made by and When: Dieter Mueller, 2001 Material: Vinyl and rigid plastic Height: 10 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Anthoney has black rooted yarn locs pulled up in a ponytail. Dominique has straight black rooted hair worn in a lowContinue reading “American Teen Dolls”

Flavas Dolls

Name: Flavas Dolls Made by and When: Mattel, 2003 Material: Multiarticulated vinyl Height: (Tre) 11-1/2 inches; (Kiyoni Brown) 10-1/2 inches Descriptions of Hair, Eyes, Mouths: Choice Awards Tre – black flocked hair and sideburns, painted brown eyes and painted lower eyelashes, closed mouth with a removable mustache and goatee (presumably it washes off) Tre inContinue reading “Flavas Dolls”