Handcrafted Mexican Archaeological Ceramic Red Dog Sculpture 'Colima Dog'

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Holding an ear of corn in his teeth, this plump little dog replicates those found in shaft tombs throughout western Mexico and especially in the state of Colima. Angel Cerón depicts the itzcuintli, a cheerful, barkless species prized by ancient man. Sculpted in clay as funerary offerings, they accompanied their masters in death to aid the soul in crossing rivers of blood along the road of the dead.
  • Ceramic
  • Features a crackled finish
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Signed by the artist
  • 0.52 kgs
  • 13 cm H x 10.5 cm W x 20 cm D