7 . Automaton
13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with sculpted blonde curls peeking from the sides and front of a sculpted white baby bonnet,painted facial features,intaglio blue eyes with white eye dots,brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with beaded upper teeth,pin-jointed body with bisque forearms,nicely costume. Condition: one-piece break and reglue at left side of shoulder plate,right thumb missing. Marks: 3 Heubach (square). Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach,circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with detail of sculpted bonnet including incised quilting design and blue ribbon edging.