7 . Automaton
12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head,blue glass inset eyes,painted lashes,brush-stroked brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with center accent line,pierced ears,brunette mohair wig,composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists,antique pink cotton dress,undergarments,stockings and shoes. Condition: generally excellent,an original beauty spot at nose. Comments: Germany,circa 1885,the doll closely resembles 900 series of dolls by Simon and Halbig,but is unmarked. Value Points: most endearing expression with lovely bisque and painting on the petite doll,original body and body finish,great costume.