A fantastic expressive example with feline features, bulging eyes, a toothy fanged mouth with long tongue extended. Remains of red and yellow pigment. Nice sound from blow hole behind. Size: 2-1/4 inches H.
Ex NYC collection of Drs. Saul Tuttman and Greg Siskind. Some wear to surface decoration, feet gone. Cp. Pre-Columbian Art of South America by Alan Lapiner and Amerindian Signs, 5000 Years of Pre-Columbian Art in Ecuador by Valdez for similar examples of this type.
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