Javier Jimenez: Guardian Colima Dog

Gorgeous pre-Columbian guardian Colima dog by artist Javier Jimenez. 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, known as  Tlalchichis,  is beautifully carved and painted with very attractive Zapotec fretwork designs.

Origin: Oaxaca
Dimensions: 6''Tall 8''Long 3''Wide