243 . German Black Velvet Cat
3 1/2" (9 cm.) All-bisque with swivel head and peg-jointed limbs,amber-tinted complexion,black glass bead eyes,black upper glancing brows,closed mouth with downcast lips,painted black stockings and yellow shoes with upturned toes. Marks: 125 8 (head) 125 8 (legs). Excellent condition. Germany,Sonneberg,circa 1890,dramatic facial painting on the rare model with original queue and silk costume.