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This Painted Canyon dresser tray measures 1" high by 4" in diameter. Its form mimics a rattlesnake coiled, in wait of prey. It has a dish like interior for rings or perhaps loose change, a perfect gift for a guy! It is made of a plaster-like clay, which is white and he is painted in natural colors over his highly textured body marks. This tray is marked with its original paper label, which reads 'Painted Canyon, N. D. Badlands'. There is some old tape holding the paper label in place. In researching this piece we found that the name of the gift store at the Roosevelt National Park in the North Dakota Badlands is named 'Painted Canyon', so it is likely a souvenir item from the park. The dates are sketchy, but we think likely 1940s-50s. This bad guy is in very good condition with just some light handling marks from the last 75 years of its life. It is very presentable as a display item, and certainly a gift item....and he's harmless!

Painted Canyon N. Dakota Badlands Rattlesnake Dresser Tray Paper Label c1940s-50

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