39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 71 Unis France 149 301 E. T. R. (in circle). Comments: Unis France, the model represents the English Queen at the time of her coronation. Value Points: pristine original condition, wearing velvet robe with seed pearl appliques on brocade center panel, very long velvet robe with gold embroidery and real ermine trim, purple velvet crown with "jewels", elaborate bracelets and necklace, carrying spectre with white dove, undergarments, stockings and shoes.