How much are painted ponies worth?
By developing a regular retirement program, Painted Pony figurines have made the leap from charming collectibles purchased because people like the way they look and make them feel, to investments that are appreciating in worth. Several of these early retirees have now sold for well over $500.
Are the trail of painted ponies hand painted?
It consists of a limited number first edition Painted Ponies, hand-signed and hand-numbered by the artist. Each is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity that is also hand-signed and hand-numbered by the artist.
Which Painted Ponies are retired?
Retired Painted Ponies
- War Cry. RETIRED July 2021. Retirement # 3E/3,089.
- Christmas Canter. RETIRED July 2021. Retirement # 1E/4,248.
- English Holiday. RETIRED July 2021. Retirement # 1E/4,260.
- Santa Pony. RETIRED July 2021. Retirement # 1E/4,224.
- In a Manger. RETIRED July 2021.
- Butterflies Run Free. RETIRED July 2021.
What is Trail of Painted Ponies?
The Trail of Painted Ponies figurines are meticulously crafted miniature works-of-art that were initially created as life-size Ponies, Masterworks, Maquettes or Paint Your Own Pony Kit Ponies. Many original Painted Ponies are sold through the Official Painted Ponies Website.
What year did Trail of Painted Ponies start?
The Trail of Painted Ponies began in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2000 as a popular public art exhibition that invited the best artists of the Southwest to imaginatively transform life-size horses into works of art.
Are Painted Ponies still being made?
Retired Painted Ponies Six more Painted Ponies are retired to greener pastures in July 2020. When Painted Ponies are officially retired that means no more figurines of that design will be crafted for sale, and the mold we use to cast them is destroyed.
What material are Painted Ponies made of?
The figurines are meticulously crafted reproductions of original Painted Ponies. Some Painted Ponies are cast in resin and some in ceramic. There are two introductions per year the Winter Herd on December 1, and the Summer Herd, along with the Holiday Ponies, on June 1.
What is the Trail of the Painted Ponies?
Fifteen years ago The Trail of Painted Ponies began in Santa Fe, NM as a public art exhibition that invited artists to magically transform Original Life-size horse sculptures into mesmerizing works-of-art put on display across the state of New Mexico.
What does a Painted Pony look like?
Their coats are a base white that is “splashed” with a variety of colors such as black, brown, chestnut, bay, dun and more, sometimes two or three at once. Their coats are like human fingerprints, no two are alike. Paints can also have markings of any size, shape and be located anywhere on their body.
What are Painted Ponies made out of?
Which painted ponies are retired?
What did Native Americans use to paint their horses?
They painted their horses too. Native Americans ground or squeezed pigment from red and white clays, barks, berries, eggshells, charcoal, flower petals, plants, moss, root juice, ashes, and more. Colors and symbols had meanings. Some markings sent messages to an enemy.