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

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
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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"2 Makes a Pack"

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 don't get too pot - bellied like these guys.

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Ceramic ocarina, Laughing Dog

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Georgina Cabrera

Pre-Hispanic ceramic replicas

Mexico
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7 Testimonials for Georgina Cabrera

Janet

Beautiful, perfect work by Georgina. I have just purchased the Fire Jaguar centerpiece. A few months back I received her Quetzalcoatl incense burner and continue to marvel at the power and beauty of it.

Lara

Manila

Me encanta tanto la mascara ceramica Vida y Muerte de Georgina Cabrera, con su atencion al detalle y calidad excepcional. Es una hermosa adicion a mi coleccion de mascaras prehispanicas. Espero la re-edicion de la mascara Tlaloc. Me gustaria ver otras de los personajes de los mitos aztecas. Muchas gracias.

Lara

Manila

Acabo de recibir la mascara ceramica Vida y Muerte de Georgina Cabrera. Era muy distinta, de calidad excepcional y ahora forma parte de mi coleccion de mascaras. Me encanta la cultura prehispanica, y espero nuevos productos de la Sra Cabrera. Muchas gracias.
 
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