7 . Automaton
17" (43 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head,pale blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,brush-stroked and feathered brows,mauve-blushed eye shadow,accented nostrils,closed mouth with outlined lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: attributed to Emile Jumeau,circa 1880,early portrait model with rare markings. Value Points: beautiful doll with splendid eyes,softly-blushed features,fine antique silk satin dress with lace trim,undergarments,bonnet,stockings and leather shoes with silk rosettes signed C.C.