Welsch & Co. was a German doll manufacturer founded in Nuremberg, Bavaria, in 1870 by Johann Welsch. The company specialized in the production of high-quality bisque dolls. Bisque dolls are made from a type of unglazed porcelain that is fired at a high temperature. This process gives the dolls a hard, durable finish.
Welsch & Co. dolls were known for their realistic features and delicate details. The company's dolls were often dressed in elaborate clothing and accessories. Welsch & Co. dolls were also very expensive, making them a status symbol for wealthy families.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Welsch & Co. was one of the leading doll manufacturers in Germany. The company's dolls were exported all over the world and were highly sought-after by collectors.
In the 1920s and 1930s, Welsch & Co. began to produce composition dolls in addition to bisque dolls. more...
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