7 . Automaton
20" (51 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and painted facial features,plump face,brown shaded hair with stippling details,blue shaded eyes with whtie eyedots,black and brown upper eyeliner,tinted brows,closed mouth with downcast expression,stitch-jointed arms,loosely-attached legs,wearing cotton romper suit,woolen stockings,tan leather shoes,and carrying a toy mohair Puss in Boots with glass eyes and sewn-on felt boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2442 (foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse,the model known as "Du Mein",1925. Value Points: very dear wistful expression with artistic painting of features.