39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
19" (48 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with very delicate pink-tinted complexion, black sculpted hair with feathering around the forehead, painted brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare brown eyes, original body, wearing gentleman suit, and owning an early trunk with original label from "S.G. Cheever, Saddle and Trunk Maker, Boston" laden with additional gentleman's suit, knit long john's with fly-front, boxing gloves, fancy top hat, checkboard, and more.