PreColumbian and Indian Artifacts by HDEnterprises

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And more specials! Check our PBF items - heavily discounted!! All MAB artifacts are being offered at an across the board 25% discount and FREE shipping on any DOMESTIC order of $500 or more. Enter WSG-1 to see a beautifully designed Moche gold piece. And enter 1178894 to see two important Aztec stone statues from the Dr. Heflin collection being offered at $40% discounts...

And...the Latest! The two most significant pieces in the Langdon Pre-Columbian collection are being specially offered during a nine-month price-reduction process. Use LLL.0470 or LLL.0483 in the search link to see. If not sold by the end of the year, they plan to donate them to a museum to use as center-pieces in its display. This unique opportunity allows a purchase of either or both at a buyer's price level choice.

And a new alert! The owner of the MacDonald Polychrome jar is looking for offers and if not sold during the next quarter, will take this nice piece home. See it by entering 'CTB.' into the search link.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1245244 (stock #MAB.A28)
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This collection of stone celts and axes (MAB.262, 263 to 266, 268, 295, 309 and MAB.311) starts the final listing of all that remains from the estate of a popular southwestern U.S. dealer whose specialties included Old and New World antiquities, ancient and historic coins, along with a variety of other cultural materials. Though most of the items in this group come with provenance, there are some which do not (style and rock type might hint to the probable area in which they were found)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #462776 (stock #PC.GOLD.A)
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The 12 Precolumbian gold nose ornaments in this group (93.303C-DHD, 93.305BHD, MAX 59, 62, 66, 71, 72, 74, 77, 78 and 79) are all from the Salinar culture of Peru dating c.400-200BC. Made from hammered sheet gold testing at approximately 18K using calibrated needle and acids from a jeweler’s gold testing kit, the ornaments were formed by stone-cutting them out of the relatively thin alloyed precious metal. The ornaments in this interesting group are similar, but none are identical...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #552534 (stock #PC.MISC.A)
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This group of mostly inexpensive Pre-Columbian clay and stone artifacts from the Langdon collection (LLL730R2N2, 755R & T, 758R1N1B, 847C & J, 928, 928A & C, 1027R1N1, R2N8 and R3N2) has a broad variety of figures, beads, and one ocarina. Each photo illustrates a different and individually priced item starting first with our unique inventory number shown in brackets, followed by a brief description. Next comes the age and area in which the item was found...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #549498 (stock #PC.SEALS)
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Each of the twelve seals and molds in this group of twelve (AXH1447R5N3, 1453R1N2, 1454R2N1, 1454R3N1, LLL758R2N1A-F, R2N2, 2, and 1027R3N8) is individually photographed and priced. The ones prefixed with the letters AXH were found in the Valley of Mexico in he mid-20th century by the late Dr. Allen Heflin. The late Lynn Langdon found those prefixed LLL in West Mexico during the same period. The pieces vary in condition from fragmentary to complete...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581533 (stock #AXH.CARD I)
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Aside for the overall quality and frequent uniqueness of the artifacts and relics from the Dr. Allen Heflin collection, it’s difficult not to to rank its next most important feature as the extreme care practiced by Heflin in documenting the provenance of almost every one of his approximately 10,000 treasured items...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1245250 (stock #MAB.A33)
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This medley of interesting items from the southwest U.S. dealer’s estate (MAB270, 285-287, 291, 307, 314 and MAB.318) includes a bronze face of the Greek god Pan, a Roman sling weight, three 300-year-old African copper combs, Chinese spade money…and more. Grades range from 3 to 9 on a 1-10 scale basis. Prices range from $15 to $795...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #154592 (stock #103.45HD)
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$4,975
Cast from richly colored coppery gold tumbaga, this beautifully matched pair of hollow semi lunar ear ornaments (103.45HD), each with three rows of continuous ring decoration, is attributed to the Tairona horizon of Colombia dating c.1000-1500AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1023128 (stock #JDR.2)
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$450
This 7 ¼” finely marked black-on-orange Pre-Columbian vessel (JDR.2) is attributed to the Lambayeque horizon of the north coast of Peru. Dating c.800-1300AD, the handled jar is 4 ¼” in diameter and has a 3” tall spout, below which clinging to the side of the jar is a crouched monkey. In overall good condition (I’d rank it a 7), it has been partially restored and the monkey replaced and rebuilt where damaged...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre 1492 item #420336 (stock #102.6HD)
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$250
This translucent green glass amulet (102.6HD) was found in Lebanon and dates into the Roman Period, c.100BC-100AD. 7/8” in length, the amulet is embossed in the center of its disk with what appears to be either the torso of a person or god (although it’s impossible to be sure). In overall very good condition, the glass is filled with bubbles, and a bit of mud still clings to its surface. The amulet or pendant comes with a small display card and a certificate guaranteeing authenticity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #472652 (stock #BACTRIA)
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The twelve assorted and individually priced antiquities in this group (97.57HD; 97.280HD; 100.11 and 12HD; 100.63HD; 100.68DHD; 100.167E and GHD; and 100.253M, AP, FH and HHHD) were all found in the Bronze Age kingdom of Bactria during the Russian occupation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre 1492 item #420339 (stock #102.10HD)
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$150
This translucent light blue glass amulet (102.10HD) was found in Lebanon and dates into the Roman Period, c.100BC-100AD. Measuring ¾” in length, the amulet is embossed in the center of its disk with an image that is impossible to assuredly identify (it appears to be a figure with arms stretched far out from its shoulders). In overall very good condition, the bubbly glass still has a bit of mud clinging to its surface...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #418604 (stock #WG.103)
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$3,000
Measuring 2 5/8” in length, this rectangular bannerstone (WG103) is triangular in cross-section. It was found in Adams County, Illinois (so-marked with black ink on one side) and dates into the Archaic Period, c.7000-4000BP. Made from mottled ferruginous quartzite, it is slightly concave along its outer edges, and has a moderate polish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1113595 (stock #MAB.A18)
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This page of twelve (MAB.164A & D; 165B, E, H, K & N; 166B, D, E & I; and 183) from the MAB collection offers ancient jewelry from the Persian Empire, France, Spain, Jerusalem and England, plus a rare Pre-Columbian tumbaga priest pendant (unfortunately a curio only and not wearable). Each photo in this group shows first our inventory number in brackets followed by a brief description, and then a grade estimate (1-10)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #332710 (stock #100.255APH)
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$500
This woven textile is well over 60” in length, and must have been used as a sash. Measuring 7 ½” in width at its colorful center where a 9” wide panel of birds can be seen, the textile (100.255APHD) is in overall fairly good condition, except for the two colored textile ends. The colored end panel on the right in the photo, only in fair condition, appears to have been added as an ancient repair, as the size of the panel is smaller and its pattern different from that of the one on the left...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #675179 (stock #AXH.NAI.E)
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Each of the twelve individually priced prehistoric Indian artifacts in this group (AXH231.2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 14, 19, 35, 47 & 52; AXH2755 and 2865) was found in various western and southern states (NV, NM, LA and AR) by the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Included in this inexpensive group are: bone awls, parched corn kernels, possible Mississippian bear teeth, an antler tip flaking tool, cut bird bone, a drilled bone pendant, and what appears to be a bone ear plug. Each is attached to its own descriptive c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #73281 (stock #GLC.354)
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$6,000
An extraordinary 13” wide Mimbres Black-on-White bowl (GLC354) dating c.975-1150AD from the Mogollon cultural horizon, the pattern of which, when examined carefully, represents a four-cornered star within a larger four-cornered star. Glued together with restoration primarily in the white bottom area, this stunning prehistoric Indian bowl is from the estate of the late Gene Lang of Denver. Gene…artist, pot historian, and conservator…also did the restoration on this piece. The typical Mimbre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581540 (stock #AXH.CARD L)
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Aside for the overall quality and frequent uniqueness of the artifacts and relics from the Dr. Allen Heflin collection, it’s difficult not to to rank its next most important feature as the extreme care practiced by Heflin in documenting the provenance of almost every one of his approximately 10,000 treasured items. Not all of them were large, or impressive, or complete, or of museum quality, and many were simply the fragments and parts from ritually broken offerings to ancient gods, or pieces ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #418829 (stock #WG.101)
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$750
Collector Walter Glowacki purchased this lot of 23 Columbian River points (WG101) at an Indian show in Denver in 1981. Measuring from ½” to a little over 1” in length, the stone types include black obsidian, mahogany obsidian, translucent chalcedony, jasper, agate, and opaque chalcedony of various other colors. Condition varies from overall good (minor nicks and dings on 9 points) to excellent (on the balance). The point types all fall in the Desert Tradition category, dating c.1600-400BP. ...