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Product ID: 100238

Handcrafted Mexican Archaeological Ceramic Red Dog Sculpture, "Colima Dog"

byAngel Ceron Artisan Association: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (169)
Holding an ear of corn in his teeth, this plump little dog replicates those... more

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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. Artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association depict 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.

  • 0.52 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 13 cm H x 10.5 cm W x 20 cm D
  • 5" H x 4.1" W x 7.75" D

  • Ceramic
  • Signed by the artist
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Features a crackled finish
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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From New York, USA

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06/17/2016

"Low-maintenance loyal little dog"

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I got this dog for my son who wants a dog so strongly, but lives in a small apartment in New York City. This dog is alive! It seems to be offering his love and playfulness with his piece of corn every time we look at it, and its sturdy body shows his complete loyalty. It has become part of our family.

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07/12/2017

"So thrilled to finally have him"

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I have worked in animal rescue for many years, working with troubled dogs, mostly. The instant I saw the little Colima dog, I was reminded of a dear departed little rescued dog, a chubby little dwarf with many problems stemming from previous abuse, who eventually became the most cheerful, resilient little companion. This figure exactly captures his playful presence, from his sturdy little legs to his ample belly. He makes me smile every time I see him. Thanks, Sr. Colon. I will take very good care of him, I promise.

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Making me smile and sparking fond memories of a departed friend happy cheerful playful loyal

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  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: birthday

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06/18/2016

"A man's best friend!"

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Thank you Mr. Ceron, your work is exquisitely made & executed. This will be a cherished piece that I'll enjoy.

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From San Antonio.TX

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09/29/2017

"It's great!"

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I love it!

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07/31/2016

"a treasured new collectable"

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Absolutely love it

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05/22/2020

"lovely sculpture"

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The Colima dog is lovely but, luckily, not cutesy. Im very happy to have it!

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09/16/2020

"I must admit it is my Best Purchase Ever "

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My best friend, family member like & loves skulls. Never seen a man so happy. Thank you !!!

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Quetzalcóatl, Mexican Ceramic Skull Sculpture with Quetzalcóatl

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09/07/2020

"Awesome piece"

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Perfect gift for my boyfriend who collects masks. Honestly breathtaking when I first opened it after it arrived.

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From Walsh, Illinois

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09/03/2020

"A scary guy! I love him!"

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Well made and packaged securely.

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  • decorative
  • He will look great at Halloween

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09/02/2020

"beautifully well crafted"

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This is a stunning piece.

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From Las Vegas/NV/USA

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08/27/2020

"Frida"

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It s Frida as a Dia de Muerto skull. It s awesome!

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From Las Vegas/NV/USA

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08/27/2020

"Excellent Craftsmanship"

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I love this mask. It s well made and looks great on my wall.

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