7 . Automaton
17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,blue side-glancing eyes,painted curly upper lashes,accented nostrils,closed mouth,blonde hair with long braids,jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition generally excellent,some minor dustiness. Marks: Lenci (cloth label). Comments: Lenci,circa 1930,model 300/49,representing Russian girl in traditional costume,with vibrant pink,orange and yellow felt colors enhanced with appliques and embroidery including superb coiffe,petticoat,panties,high red leather boots with elaborate embroidery. Value Points: gorgeous model with beautiful detail of costume.