In 1983, Capodimonte acquired the license from The Walt Disney Company to produce porcelain figurines of the most famous characters of Disney films.
Enzo Arzenton designed and created the figures until his retirement. He started painting at 6 years and had the nickname "Raffaello". He began his career with Laurenz Capodimonte in 1979 and was responsible for many figures. He designed the whole of the Disney characters range since 1983. With his retirement in 1999, the production of Disney characters was discontinued.