7 . Automaton
24" (61 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head,blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,mauve-blushed eye shadow,brush-stroked and feathered brows,shaded nostrils,closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips,separately-applied pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1882. Value Points: gorgeous bebe with superb modeling,splendid eyes,lovely painting,original early body and original lace dress with Bertha Collar,undergarments,lavish cut-work bonnet,and shoes signed "Bebe Jumeau Depose".