Antique Wind Up Automaton Mechanical Bisque Girl Doll in Old Cradle c. Antique Wind Up Automaton Mechanical Bisque Girl Doll in Cradle cries and Won't Go to Sleep circa 1880 After winding this charming automaton, the bed rocks back and forth and the doll slowly lays down but right before her head rests on the pillow, she jumps up in the bed and makes a crying noise.She then does this a few times. The winding mechanism works perfectly and the piece is in excellent condition. There is a YouTube video of the doll working in this listing. The automaton is all original and the German bisque doll has a closed mouth with blue painted eyes, rosy cheeks, and a black painted scalp with blond mohair wig. She is wearing all original antique clothing as well as the bed is filled with antique bedding.
The early painted cradle has hand painted floral motifs on the side and no damage or repair. The automaton is from a smoke free environment. Measures: 9" long X 7.5" wide X 5.5 tall.We gladly accept a variety of payments. Federal Express Economy or Priority. All of our prices listed are QUOTES. Turn of the Century Antiques, located on antique row, stood out from the crowd from the beginning. Set back from the street, the expanse of green lawn, attractive landscaping and convenient parking enhance the building and provide a welcome break from the usual tarmac and concrete.
The face is executed in a trompe l'oeil Victorian style, and as you step through the door you will immediately realize that you've entered a special place. Dolls and toys are our passion at Turn of the Century Antiques. Our related accessories intermingle with beautiful French fashion ladies, character babies, French Bebes and fine chinas. Early fabric dolls and animals share their spaces with antique playthings.
The most popular modern dolls through the 1960's stand with equal pride in their places. Turn of the Century Antiques. Add me to your Favorite Sellers. View My Other Items For Sale. The item "Antique Key Wind Automaton Mechanical Bisque Girl Doll in Old Cradle c.1890" is in sale since Wednesday, June 29, 2016. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "raredolls" and is located in Denver, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.