A Chimu-Inka earthenware Viringo effigy
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All Items: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: item # 1171135
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|The plump, spirited Viringo shown in a relaxed pose with small legs and paws held calmly together, and with caricatured facial features emphasized. This thin-walled, ceramic dog has been slipped in a red-orange color and has been painted with cream details. From the north central coast, Lambayeque Valley region of Peru, CE 1200-1450. About 6.75" x 6.75", in mint, intact condition. Provenance: Private Chicago collection since the 1970's.|