1930 Kohnstam Tessie doll face, 14" tall, bisque head with sleep eyes,
cloth stuffed body with disk jointed limbs.
Doll marked Tessie Germany 4/0
All doll photos courtesy of skb3240.
M. Kohnstam & Company, MOKO, a toy and doll distributor, importer and exporter was founded by
Kohnstam in 1867 in Fuerth or Fürth, Bavaria near
Nuremberg, Germany and connected at a later date in London, England by
Moses' son, Julius Kohnstam who founded the Keen
The Kohnstam company is
primarily known for their diecast toy products, they also distributed
dolls, a marked doll has been found with both
of Sonneberg and Neustadt, Germany,
HS mark plus the MOKO Bavaria mark - so H. Steiner supplied
some of the Kohnstam bisque head dolls and was likely the supplier of the
Tessie doll Germany, shown above. Some Kohnstam doll
marks Cupid, DDD, MOKO.