7 . Automaton
11" (28 cm.) overall. Mounted upon a stick handle is a bisque headed clown with blue glass eyes,painted features,open mouth,four teeth,blonde fleecy wig,carton torso,wooden arms and legs,with clown costume and a drum attached to his torso. When metal handle at base of stick is turned,the clown beats the drum. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 52 1/0 (doll). Comments: probably Zinner and Sohne,circa 1890. Value Points: rare and amusing toy with factory-original costume and accessories.