7 . Automaton
19" (48 cm.) Sculpted magnesit head with oil-painted hair and facial features,brown baby hair and brows,eyes modeled as though shut with painted lashes,closed mouth,cloth ring neck,heavily-weighted stockinette body with stitch-jointing at shoulders and loosely-attached legs to achieve infant-like body pose,antique baby gown with red knit stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: KK 2077 (?) (foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse,circa 1935,the "Traumerchen" model. Value Points: fine original condition of the "real weight" infant baby.