A.M. Character Baby

Name:  A. M. Character Baby

Made by and When:  Armand Marseille, circa 1920

Material:  Bisque head, papier-mâché toddler body, composition arms

Marks: A.M. / GERMANY / 351.8.K

Height: 24 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Painted black sculpted curls, brown glass sleep eyes with red dots in the inner corners of the eye cavities, painted upper and lower eyelashes, painted-red nostrils, open mouth with two lower teeth

Clothes: Dressed in a vintage baby dress, bonnet, and leather moccasins.

Other: Made in Germany, circa 1920, this is a rare-size character baby by Armand Marseille.

Gallery (Images and description courtesy of liveauctioneers.com and Alderfer Auction.)


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Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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