Spring 2016 Animation Auction

Auction Details

The Spring 2016 Animation Auction features original production drawings and cels from Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., Hanna Barbera, Chuck Jones, DreamWorks, Bill Melendez Studios, and others. The selection of artwork spans from the early 1930s with drawings of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, from Mickey Plays Papa and The Dognapper respectively, to recent classics such as The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Lion King, and The Princess and the Frog. Also in the offerings are original production cels and hand-painted backgrounds from vintage commercials for Lucky Charms, Rice Krispies, V8, Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, Dodge, Orkin Pest Control, to name a few.

In addition, there are artwork from The Pink Panther, Curios George, Hong Kong Phooey, Underdog, Static Shock, and much more. The highlight of the collection is an original Walt Disney signed cel of Charles Laughton, Freddie Bartholomew and Spencer Tracy from Mother Goose Goes Hollywood (1938).

Not just limited to artwork, the collection includes a Clarabelle Cow marionette signed by Bob Baker, a Robert Olszewski limited edition Tinker Bell gold jewelry box and glass bell jar display, several Robert Guenther Disney glass prototypes, and a 16" collectors edition Nautilus model from the TokyoSea grand opening on September 4, 2001. There is something for every animation art collector!

For more information, please contact us at (818) 937-9399 or by email at info@blacksparrowinc.com.
Original Production Cel & Background from a Lucky Charms Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)1Original Production Cel & Background from a Lucky Charms Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)
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Original 12 field production cel and original production background of Lucky from a cereal commercial. Image size 1.5" x 3". This is #38 i...
Start Price : 100.00
Original Production Cel & Background from a Lucky Charms Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios,1960s)2Original Production Cel & Background from a Lucky Charms Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios,1960s)
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Original 12 field production cel and original hand painted background of Lucky being chased by the kids from a cereal commercial. Image size 6.5&quo...
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
Original Production Cel & Background from Lucky Charms Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)3Original Production Cel & Background from Lucky Charms Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring Lucky being chased off the cliff, with Red Stars, Yellow Moons and Green Clovers trailing.
Start Price : 100.00
Original Production Cel & Background from Lucky Charms Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)4Original Production Cel & Background from Lucky Charms Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring Lucky just after he was caught by one of the kids. This setup on the matching background.
Start Price : 100.00
Original Production Cel & Background from Lucky Charms Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)5Original Production Cel & Background from Lucky Charms Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring Lucky running from the kids in an art museum. This master setup features a box of Lucky Ch
Start Price : 100.00
Original Cel & Background for Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)6Original Cel & Background for Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring Snap, Crackle and Pop on the Cow that jumps over the moon. This cel is on the matching ba
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Original Cel & Background from Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)7Original Cel & Background from Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring Mother Goose, the Plate and the Spoon, Jack be Nimble and other characters. This cel is on
Start Price : 100.00
Original Cel & Background from Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)8Original Cel & Background from Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring Pop. This cel is on the matching background. Marked Scene 6 on the bottom of the cel. Imag
Start Price : 100.00
Original Cel & Background from Cheerios Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)9Original Cel & Background from Cheerios Cereal Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Rare vintage production cel of the Cheerios Kid trying to save Sue from the Rope Villain. This two cel setup is on the matching production background.
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Original Production Cel & Background from a Bugles Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)10Original Production Cel & Background from a Bugles Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)
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Original 12 field production cel and original hand painted background of Bugle the Bugler celebrating the taste of Bugles with an Indian and two soldi
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Original Production Cel & Background of Miss Wow for a V8 Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)11Original Production Cel & Background of Miss Wow for a V8 Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)
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Original 12 field production cel and original hand painted background of Miss Wow from a V-8 commercial. This is from Scene 3 of the commercial. Image
Start Price : 100.00
Original Production Cel & Background of Miss Wow for a V8 Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)12Original Production Cel & Background of Miss Wow for a V8 Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)
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Original 12 field production cel and original hand painted background of Miss Wow swinging on a Tomato from a V-8 commercial. This is from Scene 3 of
Start Price : 100.00
Production Cel & Background for Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)13Production Cel & Background for Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise Commercial (Bill Melendez Studios, 1960s)
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Original 12 field production cel and original hand painted background of a chicken with the product from a Hellmann's Mayonnaise commercial. Ima...
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Original Cel & Background for Dodge Truck Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)14Original Cel & Background for Dodge Truck Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Original two-cel production setup and original background featuring Bigfoot and two hunters from a Dodge truck commercial. The background is accomplis
Start Price : 100.00
Original Cel & Background for Dodge Truck Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)15Original Cel & Background for Dodge Truck Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Original production cel and original background featuring Bigfoot and a dancing woman. The background is accomplished in ink and marker. The animator
Start Price : 100.00
Original Cel & Background for Orkin Pest Control Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)16Original Cel & Background for Orkin Pest Control Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring two termites looking at several ads for "Otto" the Orkin Man. The two-cel setu...
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Original Cel & Background for Orkin Pest Control Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)17Original Cel & Background for Orkin Pest Control Commercial (Melendez Studios, 1969)
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Very early 12 field production cel and background featuring two termites. The two-cel setup is on the matching background. Image size 4" x 3&qu...
Start Price : 100.00
Original Production Cel from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones,1975)18Original Production Cel from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones,1975)
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Original 12 field animation cel. From the third Cricket movie by Chuck Jones. Featuring John the Firefly and Marsha the Lighting bug, voiced by legend
Start Price : 100.00
Original production cel of John The Firefly from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones, 1975)19Original production cel of John The Firefly from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones, 1975)
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Original 12 field animation cel. From the third Cricket movie by Chuck Jones. Featuring John the Firefly. There is a Chuck Jones stamp at the lower le
Start Price : 100.00
Original Harry the Cat production Cel from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones, 1975)20Original Harry the Cat production Cel from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones, 1975)
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Original 12 field animation cel. From the third Cricket movie by Chuck Jones. Featuring Harry the Cat voiced by legendary Les Tremayne. There is a Chu
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
Original Tucker the Mouse and Chester Cricket from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones,1975)21Original Tucker the Mouse and Chester Cricket from Yankee Doodle Cricket (Chuck Jones,1975)
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Original 12 field animation cel. From the third Cricket movie by Chuck Jones. Featuring Tucker the Mouse, voiced by legendary Mel Blanc and Chester C
Start Price : 100.00
Original Chuck Jones Signed Production Cel for From Hare to Eternity (Chuck Jones, 1998)22Original Chuck Jones Signed Production Cel for From Hare to Eternity (Chuck Jones, 1998)
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Original signed Chuck Jones production cel from his 1998 cartoon From Hare to Eternity. Image size 8" x 7" (19.75" x 17.25" fram...
Start Price : 500.00
Original Production Cel & Background from the Video Game Dragon's Lair (Don Bluth Studios, 1983)23Original Production Cel & Background from the Video Game Dragon's Lair (Don Bluth Studios, 1983)
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Original 16 field animation cel and background. From one of the Death Scenes of this classic video game where Dirk crashes into the castle wall. Image
Start Price : 650.00
Original Hank Tucker Storyboards from Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (DreamWorks Animation, 2003)24Original Hank Tucker Storyboards from Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (DreamWorks Animation, 2003)
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Rare group of 3 storyboards from Dreamworks. Very little original art has been released by the studio. These board are full of graphite and blue penci
Start Price : 100.00
Original Hank Tucker Storyboard Drawings from Titan A.E. (Fox Animation Studios, 2000)25Original Hank Tucker Storyboard Drawings from Titan A.E. (Fox Animation Studios, 2000)
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Directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, this is a rare pair of original Titan A.E. original storyboard by animator Hank Tucker. This pair of storyboar
Start Price : 100.00
Original Animation Storyboard from Milton the Monsters (Hal Deeger Productions, 1965)26Original Animation Storyboard from Milton the Monsters (Hal Deeger Productions, 1965)
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Rare original 12 field layout drawing of Professor Montgomery Weirdo and his assistant Count Kook. Graphite with blue and red pencil. There is a produ
Start Price : 100.00
Production Cel & Drawing of Hong Kong Phooey Signed by Bill Hanna & Joe Barbera (Hanna Barbera,1974)27Production Cel & Drawing of Hong Kong Phooey Signed by Bill Hanna & Joe Barbera (Hanna Barbera,1974)
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Original 12 field animation drawing with a limited edition 1/1 cel painted by the studio. The drawing has been hand signed by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbe
Start Price : 750.00
Drawing of Hong Kong Phooey Signed by Bill Hanna, Joe Barbera & Iwao Takamoto (Hanna Barbera, 1974)28Drawing of Hong Kong Phooey Signed by Bill Hanna, Joe Barbera & Iwao Takamoto (Hanna Barbera, 1974)
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Original 12 field animation drawing. The drawing has been hand signed by Iwao Takamoto, Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera. Image size 4.5" x 5". ...
Start Price : 500.00
Framed Rare Original 1963 Joe Harris Signed Drawing of Underdog29Framed Rare Original 1963 Joe Harris Signed Drawing of Underdog
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Rare original drawing of Underdog signed by creator Joe Harris. Image size 9.5" x 8" (21" x 16" framed). Also inscribed on the b...
Start Price : 750.00
Limited Sericel of Underdog & Sweet Polly Purebred Signed by Joe Harris (Golden Books, 1990's)30Limited Sericel of Underdog & Sweet Polly Purebred Signed by Joe Harris (Golden Books, 1990's)
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Rare piece of Joe Harris signed artwork featuring Underdog and Sweet Polly Purebred. This 12 field cel has a Golden Books seal at the lower left with
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
The Art of Ploog Dark Crystal Original Storyboard Edition #26/9031The Art of Ploog Dark Crystal Original Storyboard Edition #26/90
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Exclusive deluxe hardcover edition of The Art of Ploog that includes an original storyboard from Ploog's work on "Jim Henson's THE DARK...
Start Price : 750.00
Original Production Drawings from NBC Comics (NBC, 1950)32Original Production Drawings from NBC Comics (NBC, 1950)
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Rare original layout drawing and finished inked artwork from this short lived 1950 series. This features Danny March a Detective in Metro City. This a
Start Price : 100.00
Original Production Drawing of the Horny Granny from a Playboy Commercial (1986)33Original Production Drawing of the Horny Granny from a Playboy Commercial (1986)
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Created by Robert "Buck" Brown, this is a rare 12 field two cel setup of the Horry Granny seen in over 600 panels in the magazine. This ce...
Start Price : 150.00
Set of 3 Rare Character Concept Drawings from Pirates! Band of Misfits (Aardman Animation, 2012)34Set of 3 Rare Character Concept Drawings from Pirates! Band of Misfits (Aardman Animation, 2012)
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Three early character concept drawings by animator Richard Bazley. All drawings have been signed (initialed) by Richard. Each measures 4.5" x 9...
Start Price : 100.00
Pink Panther Baseball Hand-painted Limited Edition Cel Signed by Friz Freleng #379/75035Pink Panther Baseball Hand-painted Limited Edition Cel Signed by Friz Freleng #379/750
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Hand-painted limited edition cel of the Pink Panther pitching. The cel has been hand signed by Friz Freleng, the creator of the Pink Panther. Image si
Start Price : 200.00
Original Hank Tucker Storyboard Drawings from Curious George (Universal Pictures, 2006)36Original Hank Tucker Storyboard Drawings from Curious George (Universal Pictures, 2006)
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From the 2006 feature film, starring Will Ferrell, here are two original storyboards of Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat. Drawn by Hank Tu
Start Price : 100.00
Original Chuck Jones Production Cel of Porky Pig from Carnival of Animals (Warner Bros. 1976)37Original Chuck Jones Production Cel of Porky Pig from Carnival of Animals (Warner Bros. 1976)
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Original 12 field production cel from Carnival of Animals with Chuck Jones Seal at the lower left. Image size 3.5" x 5" (19.75" x 17....
Start Price : 100.00
Rare Original Production Cels of the Rhino & Monster from One Crazy Summer (Warner Bros.1983)38Rare Original Production Cels of the Rhino & Monster from One Crazy Summer (Warner Bros.1983)
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Hand-painted 16 field production cels from the John Cusack/Demi Moore feature film released in 1986. It is marked SW28 and R-187 in the bottom right c
Start Price : 100.00
Original Production Cel of Plucky Duck from Tiny Toon Adventures (Warner Bros. 1991)39Original Production Cel of Plucky Duck from Tiny Toon Adventures (Warner Bros. 1991)
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Original 12 field production cel of Plucky Duck, dressed like Duck Dodgers, from the episode, "The Return of the Acme Acres Zone." Warner ...
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Original Production Cel of Pinky & the Brain from Animaniacs (Warner Bros. 1993)40Original Production Cel of Pinky & the Brain from Animaniacs (Warner Bros. 1993)
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Original 12 field production cel of Pinky and the Brain from the Emmy Award winning Animaniacs, episode "Pavlov's Mice." This cel has ...
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Framed Original Production Cel from Histeria! (Warner Bros. 1998)41Framed Original Production Cel from Histeria! (Warner Bros. 1998)
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Original 12 field production cel from Histeria! featuring Napoleon, Joan of Arc and Vincent Van Gogh. Warner Bros. Seal at the upper right. Includes W
Start Price : 100.00
Rare Limited Edition Animation Cel with COA from Static Shock (Warner Bros. 2003)42Rare Limited Edition Animation Cel with COA from Static Shock (Warner Bros. 2003)
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This limited edition cel was given to employees to celebrate Static Shock winning the 2003 "Humanitas Prize." From the episode "Hoop ...
Start Price : 100.00
Original Storyboard Drawing from Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (Warner Bros. 2005)43Original Storyboard Drawing from Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (Warner Bros. 2005)
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Rare original storyboard used in the production of the gothic animated film The Corpse Bride. This inked storyboard features the scene where The Corps
Start Price : 500.00
Original Storyboard Drawing from Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (Warner Bros. 2005)44Original Storyboard Drawing from Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (Warner Bros. 2005)
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Rare original storyboard used in the production of the gothic animated film The Corpse Bride. This pencil storyboard features the scene where The Corp
Start Price : 500.00
Original French One Sheet Poster for Peter Pan (Disney 1950)45Original French One Sheet Poster for Peter Pan (Disney 1950)
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Original French movie poster for the 1950 feature film Peter Pan. Framed with Plexiglass. Measures 27.5" x 35.5". In fine condition.
Start Price : 500.00
Rare Opening Day Invitational Press Preview and Dedication of Disneyland 195546Rare Opening Day Invitational Press Preview and Dedication of Disneyland 1955
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Original ticket for the Opening Day 'Invitational Press Preview and Dedication of Disneyland,' 1955. Silver, the front featuring an image of...
Start Price : 1,500.00
Rare Goofy Does Math Lithograph from the Art Corner at Disneyland47Rare Goofy Does Math Lithograph from the Art Corner at Disneyland
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Rare original lithograph sold at the Art Corner Store in Disneyland. This store operated from 1955-1966 and was responsible for saving numerous cels a
Start Price : 500.00
Robert Olszewski Limited Edition Tinker Bell Gold Jewelry Box & Glass Bell Jar Display48Robert Olszewski Limited Edition Tinker Bell Gold Jewelry Box & Glass Bell Jar Display
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Limited edition Tinkerbell Disney Showcase Collection jewelry box measuring 4.75" tall. Numbered 91 of 2750. Made of Gold, silver, bronze and p...
Start Price : 500.00
Limited Edition Disney 50th Anniversary Tinker Bell Lamp with Peter Pan & Family Stained Glass Shade49Limited Edition Disney 50th Anniversary Tinker Bell Lamp with Peter Pan & Family Stained Glass Shade
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Rare limited edition Disney's 50th Anniversary lamp featuring a Tinkerbell base and a stained glass shade that shows Peter Pan, Wendy, John and ...
Start Price : 350.00
David Kracov Limited Edition Mickey & Minnie Mouse in Peter Pan Ride Car Display50David Kracov Limited Edition Mickey & Minnie Mouse in Peter Pan Ride Car Display
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Hand-made limited edition clay sculpture featuring Mickey and Minnie as they take a ride in a Peter Pan ride car, with Tinker Bell perched on the fron
Start Price : 500.00