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Ceramic statuette, 'Underworld Dog Guide' - Handmade Mexican Protection Ceramic Dog Sculpture

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Handmade Mexican Protection Ceramic Dog Sculpture, "Underworld Dog Guide"

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Dogs as domesticated pets held a place of importance throughout many of Mexico's... more

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Dogs as domesticated pets held a place of importance throughout many of Mexico's pre-Hispanic cultures. Always loyal, the dog was trusted to lead its master's soul to the realm of the dead, for dogs were believed to see spirits. Artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association craft this extraordinary ceramic sculpture, a replica of the museum piece dated between 950 and 1521 AD.

  • 0.50 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 16.5 cm H x 10 cm W x 16 cm D
  • 6.5" H x 3.9" W x 6.25" D

  • Ceramic
  • Signed by the artist
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Features a crackled finish
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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213

Nancy

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10/26/2017

"I love this little guy!"

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Two of my favorite things together, dogs and history. He just makes me smile. The craftsmanship is excellent. Beautiful work.

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Diane

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09/28/2017

"Love it!"

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Our house is a 1940's Spanish Adobe and it fits perfectly!

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Cindy

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09/28/2017

"My new pet dog!"

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When I saw my sister-in-law's Underworld Dog, I had to have one too.

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Sylvia

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05/31/2017

"very nice small piece of work"

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I bought this dog a few years back and have it on my living room sofa table. It certainly is a eye catcher, from visitors always commenting how nice it is. It is small which is perfect for the small table its on. I also bought one of Angels larger dogs for my outside patio table. I love both of them! Just love both, the quality is very high not cheap at all, really a piece of art. As a chihuahua owner when my visitors see the statues they are pleasantly intrigued.

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great for small table

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HOLLY

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03/15/2017

"Just what I wanted!"

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I am so happy I have ordered this! I've been looking for one for years after my aunt bought one on a trip to mexico back in the 90's!! Not only do I love the item I am sooooo impressed with the packaging and wrapping, what a beautiful presentation! Definitely a class act. Thank you!!!

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Toni

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12/05/2016

"Another added to the collection"

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I had already purchased one of the funery dogs but had to have another. They are beautifully made and a welcome addition to a home which welcomes rescued dogs and cats, even though they are not ready for the afterlife yet!

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Ton

From Memphis, TN. USA

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11/18/2021

"Chac Mool"

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Perfect item; right next to a book with that same Chac Mool on the cover!

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  • Study decoration

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Shelley

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11/04/2021

"Primitive clay parakeet flute"

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Im delighted with this! Its perfect in my Santa Fe style house. You can blow in the tail of this little clay bird and cover some of the holes in his body, and because it is a real flute, different notes will sound. He also has wonderful big feet

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Parakeet, Ceramic Russet and Beige Bird Decorative Flute from Mexico

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Daniel

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10/28/2021

"This is now a treasured item reminding me of my visit"

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Beautiful work of art!

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Babak

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10/18/2021

"Beautiful"

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Beautiful

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Babak

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10/17/2021

"Nice"

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A good work as usual.

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Babak

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10/17/2021

"Very nice"

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Im very satisfied of this article.

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