7 . Automaton
21" (53 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,brown side-glancing eyes with grey eye shadow and thick curly upper lashes,accented nostrils,plump cheeks and chin,closed mouth with pale accented lower lip,brunette mohair wig with long ringlet curls,jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (paper tag on cape with model 109/46 indicated). Comments: Lenci,circa 1928,the doll appeared in the catalog with the name "Monica",wearing pink coral felt flapper dress with floral-tipped neck tie,organdy undergarments,socks,grey felt shoes with coral lining,coral cloche with a large cluster of bright felt flowers,and with grey great coat with capelet collar,coral felt ties,and a bright cluster of felt flowers decorating the pocket. Value Points: rare early model with superb costume,original tags.