7 . Automaton
16" (41 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder plate with plump facial shape,cobalt blue glass enamel eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,feathered brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with accented lips,brunette mohair wig over cork pate,kid poupee body with shapely torso and legs,stitched and separated fingers,wearing lovely satin dress with lace and silk ribbon trim,undergarments,wonderful antique boots with leather heels,wide-brimmed woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Brevete SGDG (green stamp in oval frame on torso). Comments: attributed to Blampoix,the brevete signature mark referencing his 1855 depose for enamel eyes,circa 1858. Value Points: especially beautiful early poupee with very sturdy signed body,lovely tinted complexion,cobalt eyes.