Jules Verlingue Antique Dolls 1915-1920s French
Jules Verlingue built porcelain factories in 1919 at Montreuil-sous-Bois and another in 1921 at Boulogne-sur-Mer and also had an address and phone number in Paris, France the same as H. Delcourt, who was Gesland’s successor in 1921 and used Verlingue bisque doll heads.
From 1915 through the 1920s Verlingue made bisque head child dolls on composition and wood jointed bodies, lady shoulder head dolls on leather bodies, all bisque bathing beauty dolls, bisque head marotte dolls on a stick and mignonettes – small “pocket” sized dolls.
Doll shown at left; has the Verlingue doll mark JV with an anchor symbol, bisque head doll, glass sleep eyes, open mouth with teeth on a jointed composition body. Note: Verlingue did not use doll mold numbers on his dolls.
Verlingue Antique Dolls Identified
ca. 1915 Verlingue antique bisque socket head doll 24″ , sleep eyes, open mouth with teeth, composition jointed body, doll mark JV anchor.
ca. 1915 Verlingue antique Lutin marked bisque shoulder head lady doll with painted eyes, closed mouth, leather body.
ca. 1915 Verlingue antique Lutin marked bisque shoulder head lady doll with painted eyes leather body, doll mark Lutin France J anchor symbol V.
ca. 1916 Verlingue antique Marotte bisque head doll stationary glass eyes, open mouth, on a stick 16″, marked.
Jules Verlingue Doll Marks Identified
Some Verlingue marked bisque doll heads have been found on bodies labeled Jumeau Diplŏme d’ Honneur.