Marcos Hernandez: Miniature PreColumbian Dog Woodcarving

 Gorgeous miniature pre-Columbian guardian Colima dog by Oaxacan artist Marcos Hernandez. 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: 3''Tall 4''Long 2''Wide