Seller: hix.antiquitatis (707) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 272210936624 Details: Colima Whistle in the Form of a Warrior A Pre-Columbian Colima terracotta whistle modeled in the form of a warrior with a club and large shield.West Mexico.Ca. 100 BC- 250 AD.Height: 5 in. (13 cm). West Mexican civilization dates to 2nd millennium BC. In the area of Colima on the Pacific coast, a rich pottery tradition arose at the end of the 1st millennium BC in which deep shaft tombs were often filled with pottery in the form animals and human figures, likely companions and offerings of sustenance for the Afterlife. Formerly in the Albert Eisenlau collection: Hickey collection, 1963; Knox collection, Arizona. #5692 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.