7 . Automaton
27" (69 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass sleep eyes,mohair lashes,painted lower lashes,short brush-stroked brows,accented eye corners and nostrils,open mouth with two beaded upper teeth,tongue,brunette mohair wig,French composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing,antique school girl costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 251 Paris 12. Comments: SFBJ,circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful quality of sculpting with deeply impressed dimples and laughter lines,fine quality of bisque,original toddler body.