**Originally Listed At $300**
Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Guangala culture, ca. 500 CE. A reclining pottery dog effigy, hollow and made of grey ware. It has a large, rounded body and expressive facial features with incised geometric details and perky round ears. Diminutive feet and tail give the animal a playful appearance - despite the fact that this type of effigy probably represents a dog that has been fattened up to be sacrificed and eaten! Size: 8.5" L x 6.25" H (21.6 cm x 15.9 cm)
Provenance: private New York, New York, USA collection; ex Park Avenue, New York, USA collector, Shillo Adir, acquired in the 1970s
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