old german doll ID

by kenn junes
(Olympia wa use)





This is a doll my mother-in-law owns.
Can any one ID this for me, and what's it is worth retail.

The mark on the bottom of foot, I believe is the mark of the Fischer Neumann & Co.
Thank you all.

Kenn

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Wax Over or Patent Washable?
by: Elllen Tsagaris

This very cute doll may have a wax over papier mache head, or she may be papier mache with no wax. I'm sure she has been redressed as a child, and I think the shoes may have belonged to a bisque doll.

She apparently glass eyes, and her wig seems to be a replacement. I'm not sure about the hands; I can't tell if they are papier mache or composition, or bisque. She would have had a lady's dress, and her wig would have been mohair, in a swept up hairdo, maybe with a bun or curls in front for bangs.

She could date to between 1870s-190s or later. Sometimes, these dolls are called Patent Washable, and would have cloth bodies, a squeaker to make sounds, and straw stuffing. I am not an appraiser, but I think she is worth under $100 in this condition.

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