39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, light brown sculpted hair waved from face and formed into very thick loose braids at the back of head, and decorated with a black bow at her crown, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, original muslin body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted white stockings and black five lace heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors of the beautiful doll include brown hair with rare sculpted coiffure and bow, glass eyes, original body, and wearing beautiful original gown.