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    James Mason "Captain Nemo" ornate screen-used fish tank from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. (Buena Vista, 1954) Vintage original hand painted hero fish tank from the "Nautilus" in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Constructed of tiered metal frame and glass paned 13 x 17.25 x 12.5 in. faceted cube. Decorated in deco-style motifs with cocoa-colored enameled borders and hand painted colorful floral and crest details. In a film iconic for it's whimsical and otherworldly design elements, a set piece of this significance is rare to find. Highly visible in "Nemo's" quarter's that also features the unforgettable viewing portal that is the centerpiece of many scenes in the film. With minor fading, some chipping and very light rust. The top glass pane is cracked and taped. In vintage very good condition. Comes with a Disney Auctions COA.

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    September, 2015
    29th Tuesday
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