Colima Curled Dog, Ancient West Mexico Pre-Columbian Art

P-2553 An Exceptional Colima Curled Dog

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Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. to A.D. 250

This Colima Dog, very caricature-like, with one black eye and one red eye, is curled into a crouching position with ears perked attentively.

Dimensions: Height: approx. 4 in. (10.2 cm.); Length: approx. 9 in. (23 cm.).

Provenance: From a Riverside County, California collection of Pre-Columbian ceramic animals.