7 . Automaton
17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,brown side-glancing eyes,grey eye shadow,accented nostrils,closed mouth with accented lower lips,blonde mohair bobbed wig,felt jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent,slightest surface dust. Comments: Lenci,the drummer boy appeared in the 1930 Lenci catalog as model 300/7. Value Points: wistful-faced child has well-defined facial features,and wearing wonderful felt uniform in blue,cream and yellow with black buttons on his shirt front and thigh-high leggings,and with wooden drum and drum sticks.