39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead of adult lady, brown sculpted hair waved from her face and arranged in voluminous curls at the crown and back of head, pierced ears, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, sculpted fancy bodice with gilt-edged ribbons and blue neck bow, muslin body, (new) bisque arms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair and well-detail sculpting and decoration of bodice.