7 . Automaton
20" (51 cm.) Felt swivel head with slender,oval face and having amber-tinted complexion,painted brown wide-glancing eyes with curly upper lashes and extended-length side lashes,high-arched brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with shaded lower lip,black mohair wig,stitch-jointing at shoulder and hips,elongated slender limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci,the 1940s version of their highly-stylized salon doll of the 1920s. Value Points: rare doll with beautifully-painted face,original felt and taffeta costume with applique felt flowers and leaves on the costume and presented as a delightful cap and as a nosegay.