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    Larger Colima Reclinatorio

    C. 200 BC-200 AD
    Slipped and Burnished Ceramic
    9½" Tall x 8¾" Wide

    The larger effigy exhibits a deep red surface over most of the burnished area, the front image depicting a howling dog with the front legs, chest, and partial face depicted, while the backside shows a dualistic imagery of a plump dog's profile with one sagging ear and the tongue hanging out, another view depicting a fish or bird image. As it lays like a tripod, the entire vessel appears as a sea bird in flight ready to scoop a fish from the water. The vessel is in an excellent state of preservation with only one small wing having perfect overpaint and appears mint. A beautiful example.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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