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Adrian cloth dolls of Italy, dates unknown

Alberani of Milano dolls 1920s-1930s

Alma Doll Co 1929-1933

Anili Doll Company 1948-1986

Anri wood dolls 1989+

Natale Antenori dolls 1917 Rome

Athena Piacenza Doll Co. doll mark Athena Piacenza 1950s+

Athena Piacenza doll mark Athena Piacenza

Francesco Bardelli dolls 1950s+

Giuseppina Bonomi Doll Company 1933-mid 1960s

     - best known for their Jenny doll 47 cm. tall made in 1957

Bonomi doll mark MC Made Italy

Bonomi doll mark MC Made Italy or BONOMI ITALY

Gaspare Burgarella composition dolls 1929-1930s Roma

Cabar Doll Co. 1950-1974 - then became known as Gabar

Capo Di Monte dolls 1700s+

Capo Di Monte doll mark symbol crown N 1700s+

Capo Di Monte doll mark crown symbol N

Cavicchi dolls 1966+ Doll & Toy Importer

Cavicchi doll mark CS Made in Italy

Cavicchi doll mark CS Made in Italy

Ceppiratti Doll Co 1970-1999, then bought by Giochi Preciosi Spa

Consuelo Originals wool cloth vegetable dolls 1920s

Creche doll figure = Holy doll figure 1400s+

 

E.B.I. cloth dolls 1920s

E.N.A.P.I. cloth dolls 1920s

Effe doll mark Effe Bambole Franca 1950s+?

Effe doll mark Effe Bambole Franca

Eros cloth dolls of Tirolo 1920s

 

Famola dolls 1950s

Fiba dolls 1950s+

Finzi & Bianchelli dolls 1910s, Rome & Florence

   - bisque doll head marked M.F. 48 3/0, see Mayer & Fels

   paper label on dress; Finzi e Bianchelli Roma, Frieze

Fiori cloth dolls are unmarked, hangtag five pointed star FIORI 1920s

Fiori cloth doll mark five point star label

Aldo Folli & Figlio dolls 1960s?

Mario Franco dolls 1921-1922

Luigi Furga doll mark symbol person standing 1872+

Luigi Furga doll mark symbol person standing

Gabar dolls 1974-1992

Galba dolls, dates unknown, also collaborated with Galletti and

   Baravelli & Depreux of France

Galba doll mark stork symbol carrying a baby bundle

Galba doll mark stork symbol carrying a baby bundle Made in Italy

Galletti celluloid doll mark two Roosters symbol Italy

Galletti celluloid doll mark two Roosters symbol ItalyGalletti doll mark tag 2 roosters

 

Giocattoli Giachetti dolls 1950s-1960s (Giachetti Toy)

Globo S.r.l. dolls & toys 1982+ Italy, Kurhn Flow dolls

 

Italarts & Company cloth tourist dolls 1960s

Italocremona dolls 1922-present

Italocremona doll mark IC Made in Italy

Italocremona doll mark IC Made in Italy

 

   - Italocremona began making dolls & toys in the 1950s until 1989 - their most famous dolls are the tall fashion dolls named Jenni, Jusi, Juli (1964) with great clothes, direct competitors for Furga's Alta Moda girls.  Also, little sister's Nancy/Kitty in 1965; Marie-Claire in 1965 who was specifically made for the hip French magazine "Marie-Claire" and Corinne in 1965, also a doll named Vanessa was made for the American market.  Corinne also has two younger sisters, the youngest was Corinnette (1976) and the slightly older one was Sissi or Suzanne (1974) depending on the destination market.

 

Italy (Jtaly), Made in Italy (Jtaly) I with a size number doll mark on bisque head dolls, Italian doll maker unknown

Italy bisque head doll mark    Made in Italy doll mark I/9

Karavan cloth dolls 1920s

 

La Rosa of Milan cloth dolls 1920s

Lenci di Elena Scavini cloth doll hang tag 1919-2001 Torino, Italy

Lenci cloth doll hang tag

 

Magis of Roma cloth doll hang tag 1920s+ Roma

Magis of Roma cloth doll hang tag Roma

Magit of Torino cloth dolls 1920s+

Magiurin of Torino cloth dolls 1950s? +

Mantuan bisque head china dolls ca. 1880-1930

   - Mantua, Italy (possibly by Furga)

Marigio Italian Doll Creations porcelain dolls 1980+

Marguerin dolls 1920s

Mayer & Fels bisque head doll mark MF 48, MF inside a shield or MF with a shield 1890-1930s Milan,  doll mold 40, 48

Mayer & Fels doll mark MF inside a shield

Mayer & Fels doll mark MF 48 or 40

Maura doll mark Made in Italy Brev., dates unknown Italy

Maura doll mark Made in Italy Brev.

Messina-Vat cloth dolls 1924-1930s (Lenci like)

Messina-Vat doll mark Made in Italy Torino

Messina-Vat cloth doll mark VAT Made in Italy Torino

Migliorati dolls 1960s-1990s Italy

Migliorati doll mark a girl symbol holding an initial M

Migliorati doll mark a girl symbol holding an initial M

 

Oltolini dolls 1960s?

Carlos Ottolini doll mark two reclining lions in a triangle 1950s+

Carlos Ottolini doll mark two reclining lions

Michael Querzola dolls 1950s+

Michael Querzola doll mark tree symbol MQ inside a triangle Made in Italy

doll mark tree symbol MQ inside a triangle Made in Italy

 

O. Pogliani dolls 1916

Polistil bambola or Palitoys APS  dolls 1960-1993

Pusmo wooden carved court dolls ca. 1400

   - Empress Poppaea Sabina of Rome is the supposed origin of the French

   word poupée doll

 

Ratti Doll Company 1913-1969, after 1969 bought by Mattel

   Ceppiratti Ratti doll mark label

Ratti doll mark two rats symbol Made in Italy

Luigi Rolfo dolls 1928-1930s

 

Sacati cloth dolls of Torino, Italy

Santibelli dolls - saints figure or religious figures 1700-1800s

SAMCO of Italy doll mark, dates unknown, probably 1960s+

SAMCO of Italy doll mark

SCB Società Ceramica di Bollate of Milano dolls, early 1900s+

Società Ceramica di Bollate doll mark SCB

Società Ceramica di Bollate doll mark SCB

SEBINO Doll Co plastic dolls 1960s+

S.I.M.A.R.S.A dolls 1928

Sindacato Italiano D' Importazione ED' Esportatazione 1919-1920

S.I.R.E. dolls 1929

S.G.A.T. dolls 1920s

 

A. Varale & Co dolls 1927-1930

A. Albaerani Vecchiotti dolls 1920s

 

Zanini & Zambelli doll mark Italy Z. Z. 1960s+

Zanini & Zambelli doll mark Italy Z. Z.

Alfredo Zellini doll mark AZ 1940s

Alfredo Zellini doll mark AZ

** 26 June 2015 - Great big Thank you to doll researcher Ysé who provided us with updated information on several Italian doll makers & doll marks.

 

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