7 . Automaton
5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso,peg-jointed bisque arms and legs with painted short white socks and black one-strap shoes,dark glass eyes,painted features,closed mouth,blonde mohair wig,wearing magenta silk dress with lace edging and silk sash,undergarments,velvet and silk bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig,circa 1885. Value Points: most captivating sweet expression on the early mignonette with original costume.