P-3821 A FINE COLIMA CONJOINED PAIR OF DANCING DOGS, COMALA STYLE, PROTOCLASSIC ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250.
Height: 8 in. (20.3 cm.)
Provenance: From a private Los Angeles, California collection. Cf. G. Berjonneau, Rediscovered Masterpieces of Mesoamerica, fig. 209, Editions Arts, Boulogne, France, 1985.
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These dogs at play, one baring his teeth, the other biting his jaw. Their tails are curled upward in unison. This conjoined object features a large spout and a fine Colima red to reddish-brown slip with sporadic black manganese oxide deposits upon the surface.