243 . German Black Velvet Cat
7" (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque torso,bright blue glass inset eyes,painted lashes and brows,closed mouth with center accent line,peg-jointed bisque arms and legs with painted orange stockings and black two-strap heeled shoes. Condition: hairline back right shoulder,restoration to left hand. Marks: 9. Comments: probably Simon and Halbig,circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful sweet expression,rare stockings,wearing antique communion costume.