What: Animation ArtWhere: Heritage Auctions, 9478 West Olympic, First Floor, Beverly Hills, CAWhen: 9 & 10 December, 10.50am CTTop lots of the sale:- Carl Barks “Family Portrait” Uncle Scrooge and Disney Ducks Painting #73-15 with Handwritten Letter (Walt Disney, 1973). The entire Duck Family has posed for this magnificent piece by legendary Disney Duck artist Carl Barks. Oils on Masonite, unframed and measuring 16″ x 20″, dated 6/26/73 on back; it is noted by Barks collectors as CB OIL 54. Included the original letter that Carl Barks wrote to accompany this painting. Estimate: US$ 46,000 – US$ 54,970- “The Band Concert” Good Housekeeping Illustrations by Tom Wood (Walt Disney, 1935). This is the first theatrical cartoon that showcased Mickey Mouse in full color. In Jerry Beck’s 50 Greatest Cartoons it is ranked #3! Plexiglas-front frame measuring 36″ x 28″. Estimate: US$ 16,000 – US$ 19,120.00- An extremely rare original Kem Weber Airline Chair from the Walt Disney Studios (c. 1934-35). Manufactured in birch and ash with oil cloth, measuring 30.5″ x 34.25″ x 25″. Estimate: US$ 14,000 – US$ 16,730- Peter Pan Peter and Tiger Lilly Production Cel and Master Production Background (Walt Disney, 1953). Background is trimmed to 12.5″ x 10.5″. Matted with a mat opening of 12″ x 10″. Fine condition. Estimate: US$ 13,000 – US$ 15,535- Sleeping Beauty Eyvind Earle Master Hand-Painted Production Background with Production Cel Setup (Walt Disney, 1959). Background is 30″ x 12″ with production notes on the bottom border. Images are 6″ – 11″. Mat opening is 29″ x 11″. Estimate: US$ 10,000 – US$ 11,950- Bambi “Little April Shower” Production Background (Walt Disney, 1942). Background 49″ x 12″, painted in gouache on lightweight pan background board, Disney Studio stamps with OK approvals, Sequence and Scene reference numbers on reverse. Slight start and stop notations on bottom. Mat opening on this piece is an impressive 47″ x 11″. Estimate: US$ 8,000 – US$ 9,560- Lady and the Tramp Jock and Trusty with Lady and Tramp Production Cel and Master Production Background (Walt Disney, 1955). Background is 19″ x 12″ with production notes on bottom border. Size of Cels 4″ – 9″, with a mat opening of 18″ x 10″. Estimate: US$ 8,000 – US$ 9,560- Fun and Fancy Free Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck Production Cel Setup with Master Production Background (Walt Disney, 1947). Image sizes of 3″ – 5″, mat opening of 11″ x 9″. Estimate: US$ 8,000 – US$ 9,560- Mickey Mouse Early Publicity Artwork Signed by Walt Disney (Walt Disney, c. early 1930s). In ink and gouache paint on lightweight board measuring 11″ x 12.5″, image size of 9″. Estimate: US$ 7,500 – US$ 8,962- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Evil Queen Production Cel Courvoisier Setup and Walt Disney Autograph (Walt Disney, 1937). Hand-inked, hand-painted, image measuring 9″, overall mat size is 15.5″ x 20.75″, with a protective sheet of clear plastic. Estimate: US$ 6,500 – US$ 7,767- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Studio Layout Drawing of All Seven Dwarfs by Shamus Culhane (Walt Disney, 1937). In graphite with many colored highlights on 16 field 5-peghole animation paper. Images are 4″ – 6″ each. A gift in 1930s by James “Shamus” Culhane (1908 – 1996). Framed with glass and matted with a mat opening of 15″ x 11″, and an overall frame size of 20.5″ x 16.5″. Estimate: US$ 6,000 – US$ 7,170- “Donald’s Camera” Good Housekeeping Illustrations by Hank Porter (Walt Disney, 1942). Matted and framed with Plexiglas, measuring 32″ x 24″. Estimate: US$ 5,500 – US$ 6,572- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Evil Queen with Heart Box Production Cel Courvoisier Setup with Walt Disney Signature (Walt Disney, 1937). Image size 8″, on a Courvoisier airbrushed background and is Plexiglas-front framed with a mat opening of 10″ x 9″, Walt Disney signature is matted under the cel. The frame measures 27″ x 23″. Estimate: US$ 5,500 – US$ 6,572- Kem Weber Designed Disney Animation Desk and Eric Larson Pencil Tray (Walt Disney, 1939-40). The desk is 72″ x 31″ x 50.5″. Only the desk and pencil tray and bulletin board are in this lot. Minor wear and tear from over 75 years of use. Estimate: US$ 5,500 – US$ 6,572- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs “Silly Song” Production Cel Setup with Master Production Background (Walt Disney, 1937). Cel is Plexiglas-front framed with mat opening of 8.75″ x 12.25″. Frame size is 20″ x 24″. Estimate: US$ 4,800 – US$ 5,736For details, visit: https://www.ha.com/Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.