Edmund Edelmann Dolls – History, Information

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.

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