243 . German Black Velvet Cat
22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome,large brown glass inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,brushstroked brows with feathered detail,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with defined space between the very full outlined lips,pierced ears,brunette human hair wig,Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body,lovely costume,bonnet,stockings,shoes,undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 117 14. Comments: Sonneberg,circa 1885,mystery maker. Value Points: beautiful doll with dramatic large brown eyes,lovely bisque,original body and body finish.