39 . French Bisque Musical Automaton "Pastry Chef with Surprise" by Leopold Lambert with Rare 203 Art Character Face
11" (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult man with sculpted grey helmet having black brim and yellow straps and emblem, and sculpted blue feather, brown sculpted hair, brows, wide curly moustache and little goatee, painted brown eyes, tiny closed mouth, wooden block body, carved hands, and black painted boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/3 -2/0. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, maker unknown. Value Points: very rare doll with outstanding sculpting of helmet.