7 . Automaton
16" (41 cm.) Each has sculpted wax head of adult lady with slender face,elongated throat,bosom,blue glass bead eyes,closed mouth,mohair wig,with wrapped firm armature body and wax arms,attached to original cast metal stands. Condition: good,some costume fraility and typical wax rubs. Comments: probably late 19th/early 20th century in the style of fashion display dolls by Lafitte-Desirat. Value Points: each doll wears its original historical costume,bonnet and accessories.