7 . Automaton
10" (25 cm.) Porcelain half doll with sculpted grey hair in elaborate 18th-century-style coiffure decorated with lavish hair ornament accented with purple and orange feathers,arms modeled away from her body with curled fingers at the front,on attached skirt with porcelain legs to mid-thigh,gold heels. Excellent condition. Germany,circa 1890,exceptionally fine quality of facial painting,beautifully-sculpted hands.