Colima Pottery Dog, Mexico, ca 100 BC
A Colima red burnished pottery dog standing in an alert stance with perked ears and slightly bent front legs. Colima dogs were believed to guide the deceased in the afterlife and are often found in Western Mexico shaft tombs. Excellent condition less one "mouse bite" to one paw. 14 3/4" length x 8 7/8" height x 7" width.