China head dolls are usually unmarked, some may have a mold number or doll makers mark on the back of the neck or on the shoulder plate, thus it can be impossible to pinpoint the doll maker, so dolls are described and identified by the type of hairstyle.
As hairstyles changed over the long history of China head doll making, dolls changed too, which gives us a clue to their dating.
Antique China dolls were made by various, mostly German companies from 1836 to the 1940s.
Glazed porcelain China head dolls (unglazed porcelain dolls are referred to as Parian dolls) are usually found on a wood, cloth or kid body with some dolls having partial China limbs as well.
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Also the data of the designing artist will be an important indication of possible age.
But the period from 1901 - 1928 became a new period of success under the artistic input from Chr.
Joachim (1870-1943) and Harald Slott-Mller (1864-1937). They crated the important works of Danish Skonvirke in the coloristic Art faience of Aluminia.
In 1882 he bought the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory and the two companies merged to one.
The production of faience lived its own quite life in the shadow of the blooming interest for industrial production of porcelain at Royal Copenhagen.