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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.

Dimensions
Length: 17 inches. Height: 11.5 inches

Artist or Maker
Unknown ancient Colima artist of West Mexico.

Medium
Ceramic, native pigment.

Date
Protoclassic, circa 100 B.C. to A.D. 250

Condition Report
Excellent condition. No breaks or restorations.

Price $3,950

Provenance
The Federico Bermudez Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Houston, Texas, acquired in 1966.

 

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