Edmund Edelmann made dolls in Sonneberg, Germany from 1921-1933. The Edelmann Company bought doll heads from Armand Marseille and Schoenau & Hoffmeister. They also supplied dolls to hospitals.
One of their most famous dolls was the Melitta doll. Melitta had a baby face and was often advertised and distributed on a five piece composition toddler body.
Edmund Edelmann is mentioned many times in the Art Doll Movement documents made famous by Marion Kaulitz.
Edmund Edelmann’s Melitta doll is a bisque character toddler doll that came in 16″, 20″ and 24″ sizes.