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Ceramic ocarina, 'Laughing Dog' - Handcrafted Ceramic Dog Theme Mexican Ocarina Flute

Product ID: 320145

Handcrafted Ceramic Dog Theme Mexican Ocarina Flute, "Laughing Dog"

byGeorgina Cabrera: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (14)
Seeming to laugh, a pre-Hispanic pup wags a cheerful greeting from the distant... more

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Seeming to laugh, a pre-Hispanic pup wags a cheerful greeting from the distant past. His rounded belly and short legs are characteristic of the ceramic dogs found in shaft tombs throughout what is now the state of Colima. These exceptional figurines are highly prized, and represent scenes of daily life in pre-Hispanic Mexico. Georgina Cabrera recreates the canine as a terracotta ocarina, a whistle-like flute believed to have been used in ancient ceremonies.

  • 0.10 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 6.5 cm H x 5 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 2.6" H x 2" W x 3.9" D

  • Ceramic
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Claudia C

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10/09/2019

"2 Makes a Pack"

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Bought 2 because my boyfriend & I are dogs in Chinese zodiac and put them in my partnership/marriage corner of house. Yes we do laugh a lot together. Hope we dont get too pot - bellied like these guys.

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Laughing Dog, Handcrafted Ceramic Dog Theme Mexican Ocarina Flute

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Cindy

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01/19/2021

"Great item to add to my collection"

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Just as described. I love it.

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Holly

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10/14/2020

"Cute but not what I expected"

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These are much smaller than I realized and I dont understand how they work but they are cute. Just wouldnt spend that much on them again

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Pre-Hispanic Puppy, Handcrafted Ceramic Pre-Hispanic Puppy Ocarina Flute

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Lori

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07/27/2020

"A Grrr8 Singer Deserves a Beautiful Eagle Diver"

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I got two eagle diver Ocarinas and what a precious gift! Handmade and solid as it will accompany many musicial outings. Thank you Georgina Cabrera, for you great musicianship. Now we have to learn how to use it! We live in Venice Beach, so have to practice on the shoreline.

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Dan

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03/03/2020

"Works well!"

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My daughter loves it. The high notes actually work and its very cute! I also love the attention in the packaging and the beautiful wrapping.

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Windy Turtle, Handcrafted Ceramic Turtle Ocarina from Mexico

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Pamela

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07/13/2019

"Unique and whimsical!"

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This arrived in perfect condition and is just as pictured. Adding different amounts of water changes the pitch of the whistle.

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  • fun

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Clucking Chicken, Ceramic Chicken Water Whistle Crafted in Mexico

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