P-2501 A FINE & LARGE COLIMA STANDING DOG WITH INTENSE EYES.
This large and compelling
dog standing with open mouth baring teeth, probably barking, ears pricked,
and intense eyes
focusing attention on a possibly perceived intruder. The slip is a strong deep red color, and the tail curls upward. An icon of West Mexico.
Length: 17 inches. Height: 11.5 inches
Artist or Maker
Unknown ancient Colima artist of West Mexico.
Ceramic, native pigment.
Protoclassic, circa 100 B.C. to A.D. 250
Excellent condition. No breaks or restorations.
The Federico Bermudez Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Houston, Texas, acquired in 1966.
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