7 . Automaton
16" (42 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass sleep eyes,painted curly features,short feathered brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth modeled as though open with shaded lips,tongue and tiny beaded upper teeth,laughing expression,brunette mohair wig,composition toddler body jointed at shoulders and hips,antique boy's Sunday-best costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K&R S&H 116/A 42. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt,circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine quality of bisque with gleaming complexion,well-modeled laughing details around the eyes,mouth and deeply-impressed cheek dimples.