18 antique KW 1070 German bisque character doll Ball jointed slant hip wood and composition toddler body. 18 antique bisque character child by Koenig & Wernicke, Germany, circa 1915, marked KW 1070 9. Her rosy cheeked round childish face features blue glass sleep eyes (one eye lid is missing a little wax) with straight painted lower lashes, fine brush stroke brows, and a full mouth with two teeth on top and a movable tongue. A curled brunette mohair wig covers her prominent ears. The original finish German toddler body is ball jointed with slant hips representing a well fed healthy child.This little girl wears a vintage blue flower print cotton dress with matching hat, antique underwear and slip, white socks and blue vintage shoes that match her dress. All dressed up and ready for a walk in the park on a sunny spring day, our girl is a delightful German character doll, circa 1915. Bisque is perfect with no damage and no repairs. Some history about Konig & Wernicke. Max Köenig (also spelled Konig), along with Max and August Rudolph founded their Puppenfabrik (doll factory) in Waltershausen, Thuringia, Germany in 1911 known as Konig & Rudolph.
The following year 1912, the two Rudolph's left the company and Rudolph Wernicke jointed the firm and the company name was changed to (Köenig) Konig & Wernicke. The bisque heads for Konig & Wernicke dolls were supplied from the porcelain factories of Bahr & Pröschild. They also must have made dolls of celluloid, as a KW doll mark contains the turtle mark as well.In 1931 Konig & Wernicke obtained the doll factory of Adolf Wislizenus. Konig & Wernicke used the doll mark K & W or K & WW. Some Konig & Wernicke doll trade names are: My Playmate doll - Mein Spielgefährte and My Pride doll - Mein Stolz doll mold 4711, both dolls were distributed in the USA by George Borgfeldt. K & W Nicaput is a painted hard rubber doll. Koenig & Wernicke made Dolly face, Character Baby and Character dolls, all of good quality.
You'll need Skype Credit. The item "18 antique KW 1070 German bisque character doll Ball jtd slant hip toddler body" is in sale since Wednesday, March 09, 2016. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "elegantes" and is located in Denver, Colorado.This item can be shipped worldwide.