7 . Automaton
19" (49 cm.) Bisque socket head,brown glass sleep eyes,fringed upper lashes,one stroke brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with very full pouting lips,brunette human hair hand-tied wig,composition and wooden ball-jointed body,wearing antique school dress,pinafore,undergarments,stockings,black laced shoes,woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 49. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt,circa 1912,the glass-eyed variation of their art character Gretchen. Value Points: rare model with deeply-defined characterization especially around eyes and nose,enhanced by fine dewy patina,decorative glaze on lips,original body finish.