7 . Automaton
17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,brown side-glancing eyes,grey eye shadow,closed mouth with wistful expression,curly blonde mohair wig,firmly-stuffed felt body,felt jointed arms and legs with dart stitching. Condition: Very good/excellent,some costume fading,possible touch-up to cheek blush. Comments: Lenci,circa 1926,from the early 300 series. Value Points: most endearing child with beautiful peach felt short pants,white cotton shirt,felt jacket with edelweiss embroidery,leather sandals,carrying wicker basket with leather straps,and with a wide-brimmed yellow felt cap decorated with a bounty of felt flowers.