39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
15" (38 cm.) Of fine mahogany, the cabinet features a high curved crest and apron, glass windows on three sides, opening front door whose window has beveled edges, mirror back, glass shelved interior, elaborate cast bronze ornamentation and escutcheon, and two porcelain enamels with hand-painted scenes of courting aristocratic couples. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s.