7 . Automaton
20" (51 cm.) All cloth doll with socket head,pressed and oil-painted facial features and complexion,shaded brown eyes with thick brown and black upper eyeliner and white eyedots,tiny brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth,blonde human hair in braids,stitch-jointed arms,disc-jointed legs. Condition: face is excellent except tiny touch-up on nose,torso and legs quite worn. Marks: Kathe Kruse (and illegible number of left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse,late 1930s. Value Points: most endearing brown-eyed child with dreamy expression,wonderful school girl costume.