Swaine Lori doll mold 232, 17" tall,
bisque solid dome socket head, lightly feathered eyebrows, delicate
painted upper and lower eyelashes, sleep eyes, open mouth,
composition jointed bent limb baby body.
Swaine & Company Dolls 1854-1927 German
The Robert Swaine & Company porcelain factory established
in 1854 and located in Hüttensteinach (North Koppelsdorf), Thüringia, Germany.
Swaine did not begin to make the high quality bisque head Baby dolls,
sized 8 to 28" tall they are known for, until 1910 and onward.
Gebruder Schoenau and Swaine merged in 1920.
Swaine is probably best known for their Lori Baby
doll mold 232, whose shown at left.
AP, BO, BP, DI, DIP, DV,
Made in Germany S & Cº
Plus a Swaine green ink doll mark in a circle
GESCHUTZT GERMANY S & Cº
Swaine Lori doll
(Open or closed mouth)