7 . Automaton
12" (30 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head,small blue glass sleep eyes,painted curly lashes,incised eyeliner,feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth modeled as though open with beaming smile,two sculpted lower teeth,brunette mohair wig,composition and wooden ball-jointed body,antique white pique costume and cap. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst mark) Germany 3. Comments: Gebruder Heubach,circa 1912. Value Points: exceptional quality of sculpting with well-defined cheek dimples and philtrum,enhanced by fine gleaming patina.