Description

    Nayarit Wheeled Toy Dog Effigy

    Nayarit
    C. 200 BC-200 AD
    Painted Terra Cotta
    4" Tall x 5ΒΌ" Long

    The figure shows a rectangular hollow bodied dog with a perked tail, flat rectangular face, and incised across the back with stair stepped designs painted in cream and red. The interesting characteristic here is that each leg is pierced and may have served as an early child's toy having been mounted with four pottery wheels. The head and one leg are reattached and ancient losses of the ears and eyes.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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