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 painted eyebrows, closed mouth
Clothes: Redressed in a white and blue nautical romper and matching hat
Other: Described as a rarer German antique doll, this handsome boy with upturned big toes was made in Germany by Hugo Wiegand. As indicated on the Doll Reference website, Wiegand and Henrich Wernicke used the H.W. mark but with different mold numbers. “The Hugo Wiegand doll factory was founded in 1911 in Waltershausen, Germany. They advertised Baby dolls with bent limbs or toddler dolls both with composition jointed bodies with either molded painted hair or wigged in Black or White dolls.” Read more about the company at the following URL: https://www.dollreference.com/German/wiegand-hugo-dolls.html
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