PreColumbian and Indian Artifacts by HDEnterprises

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #332710 (stock #100.255APH)
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$500.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581367 (stock #AXH.CARD G)
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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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #141431 (stock #AXH.1451R2)
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$750.00
The late Dr. Allen Heflin assembled a large and exceptional collection of Precolumbian molds while working in Mexico from 1946-1962. He attributed this one (AXH1451R2N3) to the Aztecs from the Valley of Mexico (so-noted in black ink on the outside surface of the mold). Made from fired clay, the mold was used to make a number of solid clay female figural casts that perhaps served as either religious or fertility icons...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1286066 (stock #PCG.X2)
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This mixed group of individually priced Pre-Columbian gold pieces (94.113AAHD, 94.113VHD, 94.113WHD, 102.58AHD, 102.58BHD, TF97.151, WJF317C, and WJF389) originated in Colombia, Panama, and Peru. All were brought into the U.S. in the mid-20th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83191 (stock #H4985)
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$15,000.00
Immense might be a good word to describe this large Precolumbian bold eagle pendant (H4985). Attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, c.500-1200AD, the bird represents the powerful harpy eagle, once a prevalent and revered bird in Central and South America. Weighing 154 grams (6 ounces!) and measuring 6 3/8” from wing tip to wing tip, the bird tests out at about 14K gold using a jeweler’s streak plate and calibrated acids...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #775037 (stock #PC.MISC.1)
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This group of twelve (97.44BHD; AXH1188, 1429R4N1, 1403R2N1, 1455R1N1, 1870, & 2531; EJW93; LLL776, 801, & 1203Q) contains items previously listed but herein reduced in price. Included are stone, clay, shell and textile. Types include: axe, whorls, effigy maul, celt, shaman rattle, mold, and a candelario or personal incensario. Most of the pieces originated in Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Bolivia and are from the Heflin, Langdon, Howe, and Leutze collections...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #724529 (stock #LFG.412)
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$1,350.00
This almost perfect Pre-Columbian polychrome basket (LFG412) is attributed to the Tiahuanacan Period of highland Bolivia, c.400-1200AD. Measuring 6” across, and approximately 3 ½” in height, the four top coils down from the basket’s rim are woven with two different alternating colors of reed in a fashion that defines a simple geometric pattern around the upper part of the body...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #544293 (stock #BWO.4)
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$600.00
This 3” tall ceramic vessel (BWO4) is in the form of a coiled snake and poised in a position to strike! In only fairly good condition with close to 50% of its original black burnished surface eroded and two small holes in its side just below the rim, the exposed and somewhat punky red clay, when handled can produce small specks of loose paint and sandy grit...
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1286067 (stock #PCG.X1)
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The ovoid Pre-Columbian gold nose ornaments in this group (93.303CHD, 93.303DHD, 93.305BHD, MAX 72, 74, 76 and 79) are all from the Salinar culture of Peru dating c.400-200BC. Made from hammered sheet gold, each tests approximately 18K using calibrated needle and acids from a jeweler’s gold testing kit. The ornaments were then 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581535 (stock #AXH.CARD J)
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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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #581541 (stock #AXH.CARD C)
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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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1129284 (stock #MAB.224)
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$1,975.00
The finely detailed and interesting design on the beveled under side of this 3" tall and 4 3/8" wide silver vessel (MAB 224) depicts the repeated image of a seated Peruvian lord drinking from a cup, and standing birds around its cone-shaped stem. Attributed to the Lambayeque (or Sican) culture of north coastal Peru and successors to the Moche, the cup is dated c.800-1350AD. In overall good condition with interior encrustation and some metal loss (on a 1-10 scale, I'd grade it a 7-8), its outer ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #726389 (stock #LFG.442)
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$1,350.00
This incredibly well preserved set of Pre-Columbian wood ear plugs (LFG442), on which the geometrically decorated shell and dark greenstone elements are each held in place with an almost invisible touch of contemporary glue, is attributed to the Moche horizon of Peru, c.100-800AD. Not wearable today due to the fragile nature of the wood that has dried and shrunk through the many centuries of entombment, there are certainly few other such pairs that have survived this well. Measuring one inch fro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #154592 (stock #103.45HD)
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$4,975.00
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. In excellent condition with no metal loss and only a few minor casting flaws hidden at the base of the ring bands, and measuring 2 ½” at their widest, each of the ornaments has a small piece of carnelian within the hollow interior that must have been...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #891641 (stock #AXH.CARDAA)
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This group of twelve photos (AXH 1517, 1547, 1557, 1564, 1586, 1598, 1601, 1604, 1605, 1607, 1632 and 1635), with ruler for scale, illustrates individually priced ‘adornos’, or adornments, originally molded to be added to pots, incensarios and figures. The types represented in this group are: feathered eye; starfish; trefoil; shell; serpent’s eye; flower; and of course, some unidentifiable styles. To the ancients, each type of adorno had special significance: power; protection; god worship...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589290 (stock #AXH.CARD R)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 234R6N1, 1411R7N1, 1422R3N2, 1423R4N3, 1434R2N1, 1447R4N2, 1488R4N4, 1490R3N1, 1539, 2111, 2647Q and 2701), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Ranging in age from the Classic Teotihuacan to the Colonial Period Aztec, and dating c.300AD-1600AD, the various types shown in this group are: needle, disoidal, effigy mano, adorno, ear spool, fetish, bird’s head, etc. Materials include bon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589280 (stock #AXH.CARD M)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 183R6N1, 234R8N8, 1086, 1425R3N2, 1435R2N1, 1498R4N5, 1566, 2137, 2139, 2332, 2696 and LLL377R4N5), all but one from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Ranging in age from Pre-Classic Olmec to Post-Classic Aztec, and dating c.1200BC-1500AD, the various types shown in this group include a figurine, shaman’s casting stone, adorno, needle, ear flare, pendant, flaking tool, nose pin, etc. Each ...