Rocio Fabian: pre-Columbian Guardian Dog Woodcarving

Gorgeous pre-Columbian guardian Colima dog by top Oaxacan artist Rocio Fabian. The people of the Colima Culture truly 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 to perfection by Rocio. It has stunning suns and circles that symbolize the life cycle.

Origin: Oaxaca
Dimensions: 7''Tall 9''Long 4.5''Wide