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Post by NaomiM on April 18th 2020, 10:12 pm

I’m guessing this isn’t studio pottery but just curious to know where it may have come from. Mexico, maybe? Unmarked

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Post by Grumpy Grandad on April 19th 2020, 6:14 am

I think it's an Aztec 'Colima Dog'.
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Post by NaomiM on April 19th 2020, 9:52 am

Ah, that would make sense. Cheers

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Post by studio-pots on April 19th 2020, 11:32 am

but it looks 21st century.

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Post by Grumpy Grandad on April 19th 2020, 3:11 pm

studio-pots wrote:but it looks 21st century.
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Ssshhhh, don't tell the tourists that. "Eez Aztec, Senor. Eet come from tomb of great noble Aztec warrior, Senor. I deeg eet out myself. Honeest!"
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Post by Grumpy Grandad on April 19th 2020, 3:16 pm

NaomiM wrote:Ah, that would make sense. Cheers
A pleasure. Nice to be able to give you the answer for once, it's usually the other way round.
Does it actually work as a musical instrument?
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Post by studio-pots on April 19th 2020, 3:18 pm

Grumpy Grandad wrote:
studio-pots wrote:but it looks 21st century.
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Ssshhhh, don't tell the tourists that. "Eez Aztec, Senor. Eet come from tomb of great noble Aztec warrior, Senor. I deeg eet out myself. Honeest!"

…… … said the renowned archaeologist, Harry Spankers.

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Post by Grumpy Grandad on April 19th 2020, 3:46 pm

Big Laughter
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