7 . Automaton
13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head,large blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,brush-stroked and feathered brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with defined space between the lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (and artist check marks,head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1886. Value Points: especially beautiful wide-eyed bebe with fine bisque and painting,original signed body with original finish,lovely antique dress,undergarments,silk-lined black cape with beaded hood,woven socks,black kidskin shoes signed "J.Jne" (in oval) and "3".