Rare ,Original and Important Post-War Carving of Scrooge McDuck which was carved by French Carousel Carvers H.Devos of Angers as a display figure for the toy department at renowned Paris Department store 'La Samaritaine'. Disney's launch of Donald's miserly uncle Scrooge McDuck in 1948 created a world-wide character for children and in France in particular .the Scrooge character, called 'Picsou' (moneygrubber) became an icon, so that in 1972 a children's comic was issued called Picsou magazine, still being published today.
57 inches tall. In good basic condition, carved in pine with with its original, now worn, paintwork. Part of the right thumb missing. Circa 1948, carved by Henri Devos Company situated in the ancient Loire city of Angers in western France.
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