Antique Doll Circa 1920's
23 August 2022

Believe material is composite. One finger missing from each hand. Eyes close when laying down. Under hair is marked 2 1/4 and at the neck line 9 1/2. Part of a tag on her back reads "...any". Doll has a pretty face. I cannot attach pictures. I will send pictures by e-mail. Doll belonged to my mother-in-law how was born in 1918.


21" tall. 9" wide at the hands.


Doll belonged to my mother-in-law who was born in 1918. Doll was then given to her daughter who was my wife (now deceased). Doll has not been exhibited or displayed.

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Answered within 11 days
By Delia
Sep 03, 08:43 UTC
Fair Market Value
$150 - $200 USD
Suggested Asking Price $225 USD
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Hi Robert,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage post WWI jointed bisque head doll
Possibly by Heinrich Handwerk, made in Germany, early 1920s
With painted bisque head with brown hair, sleeping eyes, a jointed composition body, wearing later clothing. Back of head marked 2-1/2 and 9-1/2.
21 inches tall
CONDITION: lacking one finger on each hand but otherwise appears to be in generally good condition.
PROVENANCE: inherited
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