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Baby doll - My Dream Baby

My Dream Baby

  • Object:

    Baby doll

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1926-1930 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Armand Marseille (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moulded composition, glass

  • Museum number:

    MISC.548-1984

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

moulded composition socket head with bent limb body, painted facial features, open mouth showing teeth, moulded and painted hair and glass sleeping eyes
dressed in real baby clothes - Misc.549:1-10-1984

Place of Origin

Germany (manufactured)

Date

1926-1930 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Armand Marseille (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

moulded composition, glass

Marks and inscriptions

AM // Germany // 351/8k // 4
nape; moulded

B 65.
body; moulded

Object history note

Called Baby by the donor who received the doll in 1929 or 1930

Historical context note

My Dream Baby was registered 1924/25 with mould number 341 for closed mouth and 351 for open mouth. Produced both in bisque and composition and in four colours.

Descriptive line

'Baby', My Dream Baby, Armand Marseille, German, 1926-30

Production Note

Reason For Production: retail

Materials

Composition; Glass

Techniques

Moulded

Production Type

mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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