Pre-Columbian "Tonalaware" clay figurine (bird).

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Pre-Columbian  Tonalaware  clay figurine (bird).
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Pre-Columbian "Tonalaware" clay figurine (bird). 3.5 grams, 1½" x 1-1/8". Recognizable as the shape of a water bird with long and streamlined tail and neck and beak, legs broken off (otherwise intact), dark orange color, rare and desirable artifact that was probably intended as a child's toy and made in the village of Tonala near Guadalajara, Mexico (see Galleon Alley by Weller, pp. 118 and 146-9). From the Capitana El Rubí and pedigreed to Art McKee's Sunken Treasure Museum, with certificate.