39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
17" (43 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted short brown hair with side part, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open, shaded and outlined lips, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 226 Paris 6. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: well-modeled features, the handsome lad is wearing original red woolen uniform jacket with medals and epaulets, matching brimmed cap, white flannel trousers and knee-high black boots.