London, South Kensington
4 December 2006
An Einco 'Fifi' cat
with white mohair, white, green and black googly eyes, pink stitched nose and claws, black zig-zag stitched mouth, swivel head and jointed legs, circa 1912 --11½in. (29cm.) long
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Eisenmann & Com, a major toy distributor, registered Fifi under their trademark 'Kiddieland' in 1911, along with Tubby the dog.
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