7 . Automaton
16" (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,brown side-glancing eyes,painted curly lashes,accented nostrils,closed mouth,blonde mohair wig,jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (original paper label,inked "BF 10" on reverse). Comments: Lenci,circa 1940. Value Points: wearing original vibrant costume of green gown under dotted Swiss pinafore with felt floral appliques,undergarments,striped stockings,black felt buckled shoes,basket of felt flowers,and an extravagantly-ruffled coiffe.