243 . German Black Velvet Cat
7 1/2" (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head with brown complexion on matching bisque torso,brown glass sleep eyes,dark eyeliner,painted black lashes and brows,slightly parted lips,row of porcelain teeth,black mohair wig,peg-jointed brown bisque arms and legs with bare feet. Condition: generally excellent,small flake on left hip. Marks: S&C. Comments: Franz Schmidt,circa 1900. Value Points: rare larger model with rich flawless brown complexion,original wig,wearing original rose silk and lace dress with undergarments and matching bonnet,and carrying her own little all-bisque brown-complexioned French doll with swivel head and jointed limbs.