Ana Salmeron: Prehispanic Guardian Colima Dog

Gorgeous pre-Columbian guardian Colima dog by Oaxacan artist Ana Salmeron. The people of the Colima Culture valued their dogs, who were their companions and guardians, and even accompanied them in the after-world. This beautiful one-piece Colima dog with corn, known as  Tlalchichis,  is beautifully carved and painted with very attractive Zapotec fretwork designs.

Origin: Oaxaca
Dimensions: 6.5''Tall 9.5''Long 4''Wide