Rare ,Original and Important Pre-War Donald Duck 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 the Donald character in 1934 created a world-wide character for children and in France in particular he became an icon of childhood with figures carved for fairground shows and carousels and as display figures.
57 inches tall. In good basic condition with worn original paintwork, part of the right thumb missing. Circa 1937, From France.
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