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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #644347 (stock #94.183HD)
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$600.00
From the Sinu horizon of Colombia and dating c.400-1600AD, each of the 30 carved shell pendants or beads in this group (94.183HD) have been reinforced with a custom silver brace to protect it from damage. Ranging in length from 2 ¾” to 3 5/8”, all 30 beads could be arranged on a necklace, or used individually or in small groups in pendant arrays, the patterns of which are limited only by the beader’s imagination. Note silver bale for stringing in the side view of one of the pendants...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83195 (stock #H4015)
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$7,500.00
Weighing a hefty 58 grams and lost wax cast from 14K gold, this beautifully preserved pectoral pendant (H4015) depicts the image of the harpy eagle, the most powerful of its type in the world, but now a practically extinct bird. This beautiful and wearable pendant, measuring 3 ¾” from wing tip to wing tip, is attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, c.500-1200AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #678996 (stock #PBF.207)
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%35.00
This group of 18 Pre-Columbian gold fishhooks (PBF207) is from the Cauca area of Colombia. Dating c.1000-1500AD, each hook is priced individually. The millimeter scale on the left side of each photo will give a close estimate of size. Condition of the hooks ranges from good to excellent. One of these would make a unique gift for the avid fisherman, fishing item collection, Pre-Columbian gold collector, or someone looking for an unusual piece to mount in a pendant or broach...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #888616 (stock #OBSID.C)
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This group of Twelve Pre-Columbian obsidian artifacts (AXH 225B; 244.12 & 19; R234R1N3; R2N6 & 8; R3N5; R5N8; R6N4, 8 & 15; and R8N13), all from the Dr. Allen Heflin estate, were found in the Aztec cities of Chalco and Xico, in the ceremonial center of Teotihuacan, and in the state of Jalisco in West Mexico. Dating from the Pre-Classic to the Post Classic Period, the group includes disks, pendants, Aztec projectile points, dogs, cat, human figure, and more...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589286 (stock #AXH.CARD O)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 64.14, 183R3N12 & R5N5, 234R8N5 & N6, 1421R4N3, 1427R6N2, 1486R8N3, 1500R3N1, 2361, 2443 and 2707), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Ranging in age from Pre-Classic to Post-Classic Aztec, and dating c.500BC-1500AD, the various types shown in this group are: pendants, needles, bone awl, whorl, ear plug, nose pin, fetish, etc. Materials include bone, clay, copper and stone...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #418996 (stock #LLL.0470)
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$22,000.00
Starting on March 1, 2014 and on the first day of each following month through the last day of December, 2014, this bowl will be reduced an additional $2,000 from its listed price of $22,000 (that is: $20K on 3/1; $18K on 4/1; $16K on 5/1; etc). The impressive red-ware gourd olla (LLL470) measures 13” in diameter and is attributed to the Pre-Classic Colima horizon of West Mexico dating c.200BC-300AD. The olla’s shelf-like shoulder supports four three-dimensional, life-sized turtles...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1093252 (stock #MAB.A7)
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This seventh page from the MAB collection offers a dozen individually priced ancient Roman glass bottles (MAB 123 thru MAB 134). In overall very good condition, all were found in Syria at sites once occupied by the Roman legions. The variety includes bottles with flared mouths, ribbed & melon shaped, a number with open pontils, rolled lips, one handled....and all with heavily patinated surfaces...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1129406 (stock #MAB.A24)
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Mostly from Mexico with a couple of ceramics from Peru (MAB 222, 223, 225-231), this varied group contains: a miniature Mayan jadeite celt; two Chancay figural ceramics; a number of stone and ceramic beads, whorls and ear spools. All from the MAB collection, and all brought into the US in the mid-20th century, it offers an interesting assortment not only to the collector, but to the artist looking for unusual bead types...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #526132 (stock #PJH.1-6)
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$225.00
This group of six stone artifacts (PJH1-6) is being sold as a lot. From the international collection of Dr. Peter Hilton, the selection represents a variety of stone and type. From the early days of Peter’s collecting, he did not at that time keep detailed records concerning provenance or type of each of the pieces. The descriptions (without specific provenance in most cases) are thus my best guesses based upon rock type and morphology...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1099901 (stock #CLP.B)
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The photos in this second group of twelve (CLP 6-9,11-13,19,20,25 and 31) from the Claudia Proto collection of West Mexican art also illustrates individually priced relics of West Mexican Pre-Columbian art. This one also has ceramic and stone artifacts that should appeal to all levels of collecting interest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #823988 (stock #RDM.I)
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This group of twelve figurines and whistles (RDM 89, 92-95, 97, 98, 100, and 102-104) are all from the Barney Mallonee collection. Individually photographed and priced, most of the items appear to be from Ecuador. Included in the diverse grouping are owls, dog, parrots, jaguar, and a coatamundi. The Guangala and La Tolita horizons are represented, and there are a few of unknown provenance that are believed to be from Ecuador also...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589292 (stock #AXH.CARD S)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 234R5N6, 1404R5N4, 1408R5N1, 1420R6N1, 1424R2N4, 1425R1N2, 1428R3N4, 1486R2N2, 2362, 2647N, 2718 and 2770), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin except one that is a small bag of scrap Chancay silver. All from the Post-Classic Aztec dating c.1300AD-1500AD, the various types shown in this group are: awl, gouge, needle, fetish, jewelry, spool, head, monkey, bird, earplug, etc. Materials i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #474377 (stock #SCARAB.C)
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Each of the twelve ancient Egyptian scarabs in this group of twelve (95.40HD, 95.42HD, 96.296HD, 96.336HD, 96.337HD, 96.345HD, 96.377HD, 96.439HD, 96.528HD, 96.607HD, 96.905HD and 96.922HD) is individually photographed and priced. All of those beginning with the numbers ‘96’ are from the well-known Philip Mitry collection, a former dealer who once owned a shop in Cairo. In the early ‘50s he sold his store, then known as the Anglo-American Bookstore and Antiquities Shop, and moved to the US...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1920 item #1245246 (stock #MAB.A29)
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All of the pieces in this second group of the final listings from the previously mentioned southwestern U.S. dealer’s estate appear to be from New World locations in Central and North America (MAB.267, 269, 271, 292, 293, 294, 305 and MAB.310). Most have specific provenance, but a few have no information. New World areas include Panama, El Salvador and probably the western U.S. Grades range from 3 to 9 on a 1-10 scale basis with most of them on the high side from 7 to 9. Prices range from $35 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #886335 (stock #JBB.1)
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$175.00
Now each priced at $125.00 (reduced from $250.00), the five 24” prehistoric Native American shell bead necklaces in this group of five (JBB1 through JBB5) were hand selected and assembled from a hoard of shell disk beads found together on private lands in La Plata Canyon, New Mexico in the later 1900s. In excellent condition and fitted with hook and eye clasp, the beads on each strand range in diameter from about 4 to 6mm. Ready for casual and comfortable wear, each necklace, basically the sam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #142185 (stock #AXH.1461B)
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$900.00
Possibly a representation of the wind god, this 9” tall stone sculpture (AXH1461B) is from the Dr. Allen Heflin collection. Marked on the back on a white ink panel is Heflin’s note that it was found in Vera Cruz, Mexico. Though he didn’t attribute it to a specific group, it is thought to be Huasteca in origin, dating c.900-1300AD. Made from dense volcaniclastic stone, the figure from the front depicts a crested, open-mouthed face. When examined from the side or top, there’s an apparent s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #431501 (stock #JHL.POT.C)
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This group of twelve individually priced prehistoric Indian pots (JHL35, 38, 39, 158, 159, 160, 162, 164, 168, 170, 178 and 185) are all from the estate of the late Gene Lang of Denver. Believed to be from the Williams Ranch collection, south of Quemado, New Mexico, Lang purchased the pots to restore them but was not able to complete the job. Most have been simply glued together with little restoration, and are usually missing a few shards. Each photo is noted first with the Inventory Number of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #477545 (stock #MAD.GRP.C)
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All of the individually and inexpensively priced artifacts and artifact lots in this group of twelve (MAD 6, 56, 90, 135H, 135I, 138, 161, 171, 190, 196, 208 and 209) are from the early Rev. Maurice Dametz collection. A popular teacher at old Colorado College (now Colorado Christian University), his specialties were geology, anthropology, history, archaeology, and the Bible. Dametz found most of the artifacts in his collection in the mid-20th century, and usually mounted them on cardboard proven...