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1922+ Louis Léon Prieur antique bisque Mon Cheri doll 16" tall


1922+ Louis Léon Prieur bisque head Mon Cheri doll 16" tall, with glass stationary eyes, painted upper and lower eyelashes, painted multi stroke eyebrows, open mouth with upper teeth, pierced ears, on a jointed composition body, doll marked Mon Cheri LP Paris 03, as shown, right.

Louis Leon Prieur doll mark Mon Cheri LP Paris

The House of Prieur was managed by generations of the Prieur family and claimed they were the oldest house of this type in Paris, France.  Mme. Louise Amadine Prieur began making doll clothes as early as 1840, Mme. Prieur filed for bankruptcy in 1861, however, she had paid off all her creditors by 1865 which included Claude Blampoix Sr., Carl Heinze of Hildburghausen, Thϋringia, and Morhardt of Nurnberg, they also bought heads from François Gaultier


Prieur made bebes, doll heads of all kinds, human, mohair or Thibet wigs, doll clothing; hats, lingerie, parures, doll shoes (possibly marked P), umbrellas and other accessories and doll furnishings.


In 1915 L. Prieur registered doll trade marks

Mon Petit Rimailho, Mon Petit Trésor.


Around 1928 the House of Israël and Prieur joined under the leadership of Mr. L. Salomon.




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