Fritz Bierschenk Kaiser Baby Doll, 11" tall
Solid dome bisque socket head, lightly painted hair, painted
blue eyes, open mouth, composition jointed bent limb baby body, doll mark
shown on right.
E. Escher Jr. of Sonneberg, Thüringia, Germany was established in 1880.
They made dolls and doll heads, dressed or undressed. E. Escher Jr's. doll
mark is a symbol of a locomotive
train steam engine.
1905 Fritz Bierschenk purchased the E. Escher Jr. doll factory, which
then became the factories new name. Bierschenk is best known for
his antique bisque head Baby or Child dolls, Bierschenk also made
cloth dolls with mask like faces. The only known Bierschenk
doll mold is 616.
Fritz Bierschenk doll mark FB/0
Fritz Bierschenk doll mark F1B Germany