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Ceramic figurine, 'Tlachichi Puppy' - Mexico Archaeology Signed Handcrafted Ceramic Dog Sculpture

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Mexico Archaeology Signed Handcrafted Ceramic Dog Sculpture, "Tlachichi Puppy"

A fat puppy with short legs exemplifies the Tlachichi dogs native to... more

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A fat puppy with short legs exemplifies the Tlachichi dogs native to pre-Hispanic Mexico. The little creature sleeps peacefully and seems to smile. Artisans from the Angel Ceron Artisan Association depict the pup in a ceramic replica, much like those found in Colima's shaft tombs. Sculpted in clay as funerary offerings, these ancient figurines accompanied their masters in death to aid the soul in crossing rivers of blood along the road of the dead.

  • 40 grams
  • 1.41 oz
  • 8 cm H x 10 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 3.1" H x 3.9" W x 6" D

  • Ceramic
  • Signed by the artist
  • 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? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Carol

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05/27/2022

"Perfect and Precious"

The Colima Hound is so cute and it was going to be a gift, but I have decided to keep it. Excellent craftsmanship and a great addition to my Mexican decor. Thank you Angel Caron, continue with your excellent work.

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Oscar

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05/10/2022

"Cool Skull"

Tlaloc is one of my favorite gods, so having a skull with a Tlaloc motif is greatly appreciated. Looks cool in my room, when the light catches the skull it does look like the image on the description.

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  • Decoration
  • Collection

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Aztec God of Rain, Tlaloc Aztec Rain God Ceramic Skull Sculpture

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Rachel

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03/01/2022

"Fantastic Mask"

I absolutely love the pieces from this artisan group and this mask in particular is wonderfully detailed.

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Maya Tzompantli, Mexican Maya and Aztec Ceramic Skull Motif Mask

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Rachel

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03/01/2022

"Whimsical Piece"

Bought this fabulous bat deity for a friend, who had a bat visitor in her home. She absolutely loved it!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Pamela

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02/25/2022

"I have 7 of the Ceron dolls"

absolutely a work of art

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Robert

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02/23/2022

"Magnificent Aztec Artifact"

What an expertly crafted and beautifully detailed sculpture. It is a powerful piece and museum quality. Arrived in perfect condition.

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