7 . Automaton
26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks,very large blue glass paperweight inset eyes,thick dark eyeliner,lushly-painted lashes,rose blushed eye shadow,thick brush-stroked brows,accented eye corners,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with shaded accented lips,pierced ears,brunette human hiar wig in ringlet curls over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent,body repainted. Marks: 11 F.G. (scroll). Comments: Gaultier Freres,circa 1885. Value Points: gorgeous face with dramatic eyes and eye decoration,beautiful antique maroon silk costume with Belgian lace collar and trim.