Conta & Boehme, a German pottery well known for a variety of ceramic products--including fairings (tiny figures won at fairs)--maintained operations from about 1800 until 1931. The factory produced the first doll heads in 1845. Although not marked by the manufacturer, Conta & Boehme dolls are often identified by their mouths, which end in a slight upward curl.


  • Title: Doll head
  • Creator: Conta & Boehme
  • Date Created: 1860-1875
  • Location: Germany
  • Type: Dolls from the Nineteenth Century
  • Medium: porcelain
  • Object ID: 79.3871

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