39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
31" (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, slightly-modeled brushstroked brows with fringed detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips with accent dots, four porcelain sculpted teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: rare large size with outstanding quality of sculpting, bisque and painting, impressed dimples at lip corners, antique boy's play suit and owning two antique play tennis racquets.