CARL BARKS DONALD DUCK "SIXTY YEARS QUACKING" LIMITED EDITION FIGURINE, SIGNED LITHOGRAPH & BOOK.
13" tall w/bone china figurine atop wood base. Issued by Another Rainbow through Connoisseur of Malvern (a British porcelain figurine studio whose works grace Buckingham Palace and The White House) and released in conjunction w/Donald Duck's 60th birthday in 1994. Front of base has birthday cake porcelain plaque. Donald is depicted enthusiastically waving and carrying hometown "Duckburg" pennant. Front of "Mound" he stands on has gold Barks signature applied just before the final firing. Based on 1975 Carl Barks painting "Hi - I'm Donald Duck!" Number 92 of a limited edition of 100 produced, but of these 100 only 44 remain, as 56 were destroyed in an arranged agreement between Another Rainbow and The Walt Disney Company. Disney oversaw the destruction of these items. NM. Comes w/14.75x17-5/8" framed and double-matted lithograph of original 1975 Carl Barks painting. Hand-numbered, titled and signed by Barks, bearing matching edition number. Also included is "Carl Barks And The Disney Ducks" book published by Another Rainbow which has matching edition number of 92/100. Print and book are both NM. This is the actual example shown in "The Official Price Guide To Disney Collectibles" by Ted Hake and comes with COA. Due to the fragile nature of this item, shipping charges may be substantial. Please contact us w/any shipping inquiries prior to close of auction.