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J. Van Rosen Dolls 1912-1914 French

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Mr. Van Rosen was a Belgian refugee who fled to Paris, France.  Van Rosen's character doll heads are made of a bisque like ceramic material and are marked as shown below; Van Rosen in a semi circle, France Depose, on a composition and wood jointed body. 


Doll faces are very artistic, expressive, realistic, a rarity and highly prized by collectors.  There is a similarity to De Fuisseaux art dolls, also of Belgium.  Dolls were distributed by La Maison Bossier and La Maison Rouzaud.  Van Rosen also made ceramic figurines 9 to 16" tall, dressed in French military uniforms.


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Van Rosen




Antique French Van Rosen Dolls For Sale - use the search ebay box to copy & paste or type a specific doll name, this is a category site wide search, so be sure to include your search term plus Doll or anything you may want to purchase.   Try an ebay search, save and get email notification to find a Van Rosen doll, as they do not surface often.


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