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    The Lion King Rafiki Studio-Used Maquette #3/12 (Walt Disney, 1993). "You follow ol' Rafiki, he knows the way!" Here is a rare item; this is an animator's maquette of Rafiki, the Royal Mjuzi of the Pride Lands from The Lion King. Royal Mjuzi is the title bestowed on the knowledge-keeper of the Pride Lands. This individual is responsible for preserving the kingdom's history, healing and caring for its inhabitants, and serving as the royal family's adviser. This maquette of Rafiki came from the Disney Feature Animation Department and was initially offered in a New York Lion King auction held on 11/11/95. This piece was lot number 248 in that auction. The molds used to make the feature film animation maquettes were cast in resin and hand-painted at the world-famous Walt Disney Ink and Paint Department in Burbank. Rafiki stands 13" with his staff. Mild handling. Condition is Very Good.

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