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Marked Nº7 bisque Doll
Marked Nº7 bisque Doll (porcelain) doll with articulated composition body. This doll came into my hands with a small scratch on the top (in the upper opening) that has been restored leaving it in impeccable condition. The dress is custom made and the wig is made of mohiar. The eyes are fixed and glass. It measures about 55 cm.
The Doll bisque marked Nº7 On the back of the head it has a mark with the number 7. Doll of unknown origin.
Generally, germany was the most prolific country in the world in terms of doll making and it´s collectors have received a great legacy.
In general, bisque doll heads were made in the same way as other bisque products just like Marked Nº7 bisque Doll
Earlier bisque heads were more likely to have been pressed than dumped. The liquid preparation could have been stained or white.
Oin short referred to by collectors as “Parian” paste, it could aslo be soft paste or hard porcelain paste.
Furthermore, It was similar to the manufacturing process for making cookie heads. First, a mixture of kaolin (a white clay) with water is left to macerate, until a fine mixture is obtained.
Usually, Large doll manufacturing companies produced all kinds of dolls in a large number of designs and materials.
Like Marked Nº7 bisque Doll Mineral pigments were used to paint the heads. Two layers of pale pink were applied all over the head and neck. Then the cheeks, lips, nostrils, brown eyes and eyelashes were painted before the second baking, at a lower temperature ensuring their permanence.
The Golden Age of the German Dolls lasted 75 years, especially from the mid-nineteenth century to the first quarter of the 20th century. XX. During this time, German brands came to dominate the global doll market thanks to the huge variety of models and their competitive prices.
The vast majority of German doll makers were in the southeastern province of Thuringia which is the sixth smallest state of the country situated in central germany .
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