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From the William Fagan Premier Collection

The reclintario is one of the most interesting works of art left by the Colima of western Mexico. It is a mythical combination of beasts, variously described as half bird and half dog or a divine bird with human attributes. It is sculpture, vessel and furniture accessory, serving as a back rest for persons of high status. Filled with water, it provided cooling through evaporation. While providing relief from the heat in any circumstance, it would have been particularly useful when giving audience or passing judgement. The use would have the advantage of comfort as well as the appearance of ease, reinforcing his superiority over his confronter. Of polished red terracotta, characteristic for Colima ceramics, with angled filler spout and human leg supports. A rare large example, well sculpted with good finish and color. 9 1/2" height.

Stock Number: 10-313


or $1,080.00 + $392.73 for 11 months.

Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


Extended Payment Plans

Faganarms offers two types of payment plans to help you purchase this special piece for your collection.

Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

Pay just $1,350.00 today with 3 additional monthly payments of $1,350.00.

Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. A deposit of 20% is required, following 11 equal monthly payments.

Pay just $1,080.00 today with 11 additional monthly payments of $392.73.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
It's important that the payment schedule be followed. Your order will be shipped upon receipt of final payment.

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