Antique Dolls, Vintage and Contemporary Dolls
Beautiful antique bisque and china dolls. We offer secondary market dolls and vintage dolls as well. Buy dolls with confidence, 35 years of knowledge buying and selling antique dolls.
German Antique Bisque and China Head Dolls
Beautiful antique dolls made in Germany and France are timeless treasures, they have survived a generation or two as playthings, spent countless years packed away in attics, and are now treasures prized by collectors. We offer antique and vintage dolls as well as many secondary market dolls.
The collectible doll industry has changed rapidly over the past decade, with many doll trends emerging and subsiding.
The antique porcelain doll market continues to remain strong, with many new doll collectors seeking antique dolls. Vintage dolls are so special in their own way as well as many of us relate to them from our own childhood.
Vintage vinyl dolls, composition dolls, celluloid dolls and cloth dolls . Many dolls were manufactured in the 1980's and 1990's as collectibles, by such companies as the Ashton Drake Galleries and The Hamilton Collection.
We offer many of these dolls in our secondary market sectionl.
A bit of History : When bisque dolls began appearing in France during the 1850s, their matte finish offered a realistic alternative to the glossy china dolls popular at the time. Though both were made from porcelain, collectors refer to unglazed tinted dolls as bisque and shiny glazed dolls as china, while the term porcelain is often reserved for contemporary dolls.