TRAIL OF HONOR - Trail of Painted Ponies - 1E 4286

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  • Sold Date: Feb 28, 2008
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TRAIL OF HONOR - Trail of Painted Ponies

This painted pony is brand new, complete with its' original box and hang tag. The pony has only been removed for inspection to make sure it is in mint condition.

Artist: Devon Archer

This pony is made of solid resin and stands 7.75" tall

At this time in our history, it is important to acknowledge all the men and women who have served, and are serving in our armed forces, including those of Native American ancestry. The inspiration for this Pony came to a Virginia-based artist while attending a Powwow, when she saw an American flag and an Eagle staff carried proudly by two Native American veterans of foreign wars. She imagined a Painted Pony that symbolically connected those warriors who courageously fought against the United States government, with those who proudly fought to protect America. It would be a white Pony painted with traditional Plains Indian symbols, standing between Old Glory and an Eagle Staff, with a royal blue coverlet draped over the horseâe(tm)s back on which were sewn patches from each of the United States Armed Forces: the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.

Devon lives in Warrenton, Virginia. Her original Masterwork, "Fancy Dancer", won the Peopleâe(tm)s Choice Award in the Native Art of Horse Painting national
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