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Marked nº190 bisque Doll
Marked nº190 bisque Doll (porcelain) in good condition. Head presented a small crack that has been restored leaving it in impeccable condition.
The wig is made of natural and old hair. Original eyes are glass and fixed. It measures about 44 cm. The dress and underwear were made to measure the following old models.
On the back of the head it is marked with number 190 and number 2. Doll of unknown origin.
In general, bisque doll heads were made in the same way as other bisque products just like Marked nº190 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, could also 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 nº190 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.
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