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Gebrüder Knoch bisque doll socket head, doll mold 193

Gebrüder Knoch bisque socket head doll, doll mold 193, glass eyes, single stroke eyebrows, upper and lower painted eye lashes, open mouth with teeth, jointed composition and wood body.

Founded by the brothers (Gebrüder) Ernst and Christian Knoch in 1877, their porcelain factory was located at Neustadt near Colburg, Germany. 

Early G. Knoch bisque doll heads are not marked, until they were purchased by the Max Oscar Arnold company in 1919.  Some of Gebrüder Knoch doll markings contain GKN a symbol of crossed bones Made in Germany, a mold number - size number, DEP as shown in the marking on right or Ges N. or Ges No. mold number Gesch

Note the German to English translation of crossed bones is gekreuzte knochen in German, which gives you a clue as to why they might choose this symbol for their doll mark.

Gebrüder Knoch GK crossed bones N, Made in Germany, 193, 10/0, D.E.P.

Gebrüder Knoch bisque doll head, doll mark GK crossed bones symbol N, Made in Germany 193 10/0 DEP.


Gebrüder Knoch Doll Mold Numbers Identified

179 181 185 189 190 192 193 199 201 203 204 205
206 208 216 217 218 223 230 232 237 246 - 1794


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