4 . French Automaton
23" (59 cm.) Bisque socket head,brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes,dark curly lashes,dark eyeliner,feathered angled brows,accented nostrils of button nose,closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips,dimpled chin,brunette mohair wig,composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side- hip jointing,nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 165-12. Comments: Hertel and Schwab for Strobel and Wilkin,the model was created in 1914 to represent the Campbell Kid; in that year Campbell Soup Co. was celebrating its 50th anniversary. Value Points: fabulous doll with intriguing history in exceptionally large size for this model,with toddler body and very choice bisque.