7 . Automaton
17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,blue glass enamel inset eyes,painted lashes,feathered brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with accented lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig in original coiffure over cork pate,kid poupee body with shapely torso,gusset-jointing at elbows,hips and knees,stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: Jumeau,circa 1875. Value Points: impeccable original condition with superb original coiffure having decorative comb,original chemise,undergarments including bustle,and couturier silk costume of aqua and gold stripes with aqua silk buttons and bows,turquoise bead cross necklace,and lovely woven bonnet with aqua silk streamers.