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Henri Alexandre antique French doll face, 23" tall

Below is a list of antique French doll makers - les fabricants de poupée antiques Françaises from 1790 onward, that begin with the letter M with company names, dates of operation, images of doll marks, doll mold numbers, labels, letters, initials, symbols and doll trade names. 

 

Cie = company, dept = department, et = and, unk = unknown, Vve. = widow

 

French Doll Makers

 

A  B  C  D  E-G  H-K  L

<M>  N-P  Q-R  S  T  U-Z

Louise A. Mabit doll mark Janus Les Deux Gosses 1925

Louise Adrienne Mabit  doll marks Janus, Les Deux Gosses

 

Johannes Maelzel 1808-1827

   - automata dolls, also located in Vienna

Grand Bazar Magenta store 1896-1908+ Paris

   - 1896-1898 Bébé Magenta

Magit felt art doll mark M.A.P.I. 1925-1927

   - Poupees Artistique

Magit felt art doll mark M.A.P.I.

 

   - located in Argentuil, Seine & Oise, France

Mail dolls 1927-1930s

Maison du Petit Saint Thomas 1886-1891

   - Bébé Caprice dolls, Bébé Directiore

Béatrice Mallet dolls 1925 (SFBJ)

Charles Maltête 1892-1895

Peter Mancel doll mark 1871-1874 Paris

Peter Mancel doll mark 30 Jt   Peter Mancel 5

- pressed bisque heads; 30 Jt   Peter Mancel 5

 

Gaston Manuel & E. de Stoecklin 1920

  - Poupées de Paris, Les Poupettes

   Les Poupées Parisiennes

Manufacture des Bébés et Poupées 1920-1921

   - Alfred François Xavier Martin doll mark 1919

Manufacture des Bébés et Poupées doll mark La Madelon

doll mark La Madelon

 

Marais dolls 1843-1881 Montreuil-sous-Bois

Marcel dolls 1871-1874

Ed. Marchal 1863-1871 Marchel & Buffard 1871-1881

Ed. Marchal, then Marchel & Buffard doll mark label Aux Bébé Sages shop

mechanical dolls mark label Aux Bébé Sages

 

Mme. Marchand-Duchame doll maker 1871-1875

Charles Marcheix doll maker 1881-1882

Charles Marcoux dolls 1920-1923 Montreuil-sous-Bois

Charles Marcoux doll mark Serie 0 MC intertwined France 3

doll mark Serie 0 CM intertwined France 3

also called; Société Française des Bébé Marcoux

    23 Rue Buffon 23, Montreuil-sous-Bois

 

Maurice Mariage doll mark La Poupée Lina 1923

Maurice Mariage doll mark La Poupée Lina

 

Marie marotte dolls of Paris, France 1862-1870

Marie & Boquerel 1863-1865 dist. & importer

P. J. & F. Margot doll maker Paris, France 1862-1878

Maison Jean Henry Marot doll mark label 1871-1878

Jean Henry Marot doll mark label Maison Marot Palais Royal Galerie d'Or-Leans 46

 

Marotte a doll on a stick - Musical 1860+

Albert Marque doll mark A. Marque 1910-1916

  - see Eugene Alart for doll shoe mark

 

Mme. Marseille Le Petit Parisien bébé doll mark M 1889+

François Emile Marseille bébés incassable 1888+

François Marseille doll mark Le Petit François M on a shield over an anchor symbol

doll mark Le Petit Français M on a shield over an anchor

 

Pierre François Marseille articulated fashion dolls 1860-70s ??

    - (off site link), don't have information on the above maker

A. Martin dolls 1874-1876

Benoit Martin fashion lady doll mark 1863+

Benoit Martin fashion lady doll mark Bte. S.G.D.G. La Poupee Phenix Marque Deposee

 

Ferdinand Martin mechanical dolls 1880-1909

Alfred François Xavier Martin 1919

   - see Manufacture des Bébés & Poupées

Emilien Masson doll & toy store label < 1900-1922+ (# 175)

Emilien Masson doll & toy store label 15 Rue Pelleport

Mme. Massonneau doll shop A La Petite Créole 1864-66

Jerôme Mathieu 1871-1875

Mauger & Montera doll mark Manota Montera 1860s-1870s

Mauger & Mantera  doll mark Manota Montera Company

 

Maujean dolls 1866-1874

Maurisse dolls 1849-1851

May Frères, May Fils 1890 to 1897-1899+ (SFBJ  #15)

    - also called; May Frères & Cie, May & Bertin 

    May Frères, May Fils, May Frères & Cie, May & Bertin  doll mark doll mark Bébé Mascotte Paris M

doll mark Bébé Mascotte Paris M

 

    - successor was Jules N. Steiner

Max-Laval doll heads 1927-1930+ Paris

Raquel Meller doll mark Fabrication France

Raquel Meller doll mark Fabrication France

Emil Merz doll mark EMB 1918 of Beauvais, France

Emil Merz doll mark EMB

made doll clothes & accessories

 

Metal Head Doll Menu 1861-1930s

A. Métayer dolls 1860s+

A. Métayer doll mark 22 Rue S. Martin Tours

A. Métayer doll mark 22 Rue S. Martin Tours

 

Jules Mettais doll mark Bebe Liège 1899-1903

    - successor of Jules Nicholas Steiner

Jules Mettais doll mark Bebe Liege

  

J. F. O. Michaelis 1892-1895 exporter

   - dist. of G. Schmey & Wilhelm Dehler dolls

M. Severin Michel doll mark Bouquet De La Victoire

M. Severin Michel doll mark Bouquet De La Victoire

 

Migault & Papin doll mark M.P. 1908

 

Mignonette or small pocket size all bisque dolls 1880s+

Maurice Millière French Lady flapper plaster figurines 1920s

Modes de Paris doll clothes mark VL, unknown

French doll clothes mark Modes de Paris VL, unknown

 

Modistes doll 1840s-1860s - Milliners Model

   - mannikin doll to display clothing fashions

L. Morin dolls 1921-1928

Montastiers & Perier doll mark M.R. 1882+

Montastiers & Perier doll mark M.R.

 

Montgolfiere (hot air balloon) symbol doll shoes mark

Montgolfiere (hot air balloon) symbol doll shoes mark French, possibly Beaudelot

- believed to be Louis Beaudelot's mark

 

Montreuil-sous-Bois - pottery area near Paris

Mothereau bebes doll mark JM, BM 1880-1895

Mothereau bebes doll mark JM

 

Mothereau bebes doll mark BM or JM

 

Pierre Muller doll mark Olympia 1924

Pierre Muller doll mark Olympia

 

Mundia Doll Company 1949-1963 and NYC

    - founded by Gerard & Marita Hadijan

      1963-2004 children Christine et Cecile

Maison Munnier doll mark 1834-1863

   - 1863 Benon & Cie, then Guiton

Maison Munnier doll mark label Passagon Tarffson, No. 15 & 17 Paris

   Passagon Tarffson, No. 15 & 17 Paris

wax over composition, Barrois bisque heads

 

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