Denamur Dolls 1857-1898 French
Eitenne Denamur began making dolls in 1857 in
France until 1898. Later Eitenne Denamur was known as
"The house of Bambin" as he made Le Bambin and other bébés.
is best known for his bisque head dolls with open or closed mouths
on composition jointed bodies.
Denamur's dolls won a gold medal award in 1890 at the London
Shown at left, Eitenne Denamur's bisque socket head doll, 50 centimeters
tall, wigged, heavy feathered brows that nearly touch at the center, large
almond shaped paperweight eyes with delicate painted upper and lower lashes,
with outlined lips and pierced ears.
Shown below is her composition jointed body.