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 : Stone : Pre 1492 item #95171 (stock #101.32HD)
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$1,200.00
According to the previous owner, this 2 5/8” tall anthropomorphic axe god pendant (101.32HD) was characterized as displaying Olmecoid influence by the late nationally known Robert Stroessner, ex museum curator of the New World Department at the Denver Art Museum. In excellent condition, the marvelous greenstone piece tests out within the refractive index range of jadeite. Dating c.300BC-500AD, from Costa Rica, this pendant appears to have been string-sawn from an older and larger celt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83383 (stock #TF98.070)
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$45,000.00
It’s not often that a Precolumbian gold piece can be dated with science...but this superb gold crocodile (TF98.70) lent itself to that approach. Sent to Stoetzer, Inc. of Miami for authentication (check out their site at stoetzerinc.com), this stunning beauty was quickly determined to contain its original clay core...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #434185 (stock #WHISTLES.A)
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Illustrated in the photos associated with this page are twelve different whistles and ocarinas (AXH1265, EJW89, LLL513, LLL515, LLL517, LLL518, LLL524, LLL730R2N1, LLL755Q, LLL923, LLL928H and LLL928R) from the Heflin, Leutze and Langdon collections. The late Lynn Langdon found ten of the twelve in West Mexico in the mid-20th century. Dr. Allen Heflin found one in that area. A Mayan figural whistle from the Leutze collection came from an unknown location in Guatemala...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589300 (stock #AXH.CARD X)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 1400R6N3, 1402R2N3, 1407R8N1, 1408R3N4, 1427R4N3, 1429R2N2, 1490R2N2, 2322, 2395, 2647A & L, and 2733), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin, and all Post-Classic Aztec in origin dating from c.1300BC-1500AD. The various types shown in this group are: figurines, ear spool, awl, needle, pendant, scraper, bead, snake’s head, monkey heads, etc. Materials include bone, stone and clay...
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 : Stone : Pre 1492 item #744450 (stock #PBF.204)
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$780.00
This unusual and attractively styled necklace (PBF204) is made up of a mixture of larger, slightly graduated, cream-colored Pre-Columbian stone beads each of which has the general appearance of the truncated top of an ice cream cone (i.e., 2/3 of the lower part of the cone is missing), separated by small disk-shaped spacer beads of the same material...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1154771 (stock #CLP.33)
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$6,500.00
Sporting a nose ring, complex ear ornaments, armlets, and an open mouth that would seem to indicate a 'singing' drummer, this seated polychrome figure (CLP 33) is attributed to the Nayarit of West Mexico, Ixtlan del Rio style, dating c.100 B.C. to 300 A.D. Just TL-tested by the Ralf Kotalla Lab in Hamburg, Germany, it has been determined to be 1800 years old (+ or - 300) years...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581536 (stock #AXH.CARD K)
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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 #799337 (stock #RDM.A)
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This assorted group of individually photographed and priced colorful Pre-Columbian polychrome pitchers (RDM 1-5, 7-9, 31, 37, 74 and 116) is from the old Barney Mallonee collection, assembled and brought out of South America just before the end of WW I...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1113623 (stock #MAB.187)
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$600.00
Measuring 4 1/4" in height, this striking figural jar from the MAB collection (MAB.187) is dated c.1250AD in the Post-Classic Period and attributed to the Zapotec horizon in Oaxaca, Mexico. In spite of the kneeling figure missing both of its feet and having its head re-attached (graded at a 6-7), it still shows its artistry well. Please ask any question by either referring to the Item Number (5-7 digits long) or the Stock number (MAB.187) in the upper left portion of this page...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #769697 (stock #ANTIQ.B)
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Each of the twelve artifacts from Old World cultures in this group (100.57BSHD; 95.35 & 51HD; 96.68 & 998Ihd; 97.291HD; AXH230, 1901, 1907 & 1919; EB.1008; and ROW2) is individually priced as shown on its descriptive photo. The types include Egyptian scarabs, Roman bronze and bone pins, Luristan bronze carnelian and agate intaglio seals, stone, ancient dice, and ceramic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #550532 (stock #PC.STONE.C)
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The late Lynn Langdon’s collection continues with this group of twelve (LLL1205B, E, I, T, U, V, AB, AC, AK, AM, AN and AQ), each individually photographed and priced small stone pendants or beads. Each photo illustrates a different, but sometimes similar artifact that was used as a jewelry item, probably with amuletic intent. Collected durimg the mid-20th century in West Mexico, all of the pieces (mostly anthropomorphic) are attributed to the Pre-Classic Colima horizon dating c.300BC-200AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589295 (stock #AXH.CARD T)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 1407R5N2, 1410R6N2, 1417R4N2, 1418R1N2, 1449R3N3, 1487R5N1, 1490R7N1, 2344, 2401, 2449, 2647O & R), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. All Post-Classic Aztec pieces in this group, dating c.1300AD-1500AD, the various types represented are: bird’s head, warrior’s head, needle, vulture’s head, bead, ring, ear spools, adorno, fetish, etc. Materials include bone and clay. Each artif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #822033 (stock #RDM.E)
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This varied group of twelve individually priced ceramic bowls and jars (RDM62-66, 69-71, 79, 80, 84 and 85) is from the old Barney Mallonee collection. Primarily Bolivian in origin and related to the Tiwanaku horizon, the main collection was brought into the U.S. before WW I had ended. Included with the group are a few that appear to be Ecuadorian in origin but are mostly noted with the statement ‘provenience unknown’. Prices in the group range from $45 to $175, and condition from 3-7 with 1...
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 : 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. 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 : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1156017 (stock #MAB.A27)
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All but one of the individually priced items in this group (MAB 254A-D, 255-259, and 261) are from Central or South America. The odd set consists of four prehistoric Native American greenstone celts from DeKalb County, TN. The 'south of the border' items are: a Jalisco mother cradling a baby; a Jalisco seated young girl; a Pre-Classic hollow head from a large clay figurine; a Chiriquí rattle-leg tripod with zoomorphic elements; a large copper tumi from Peru or Ecuador; and a Classic Mayan jadei...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #473327 (stock #AXH.PC.B)
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The twelve individually illustrated and priced relics in this group of twelve (AXH Nos. 64.21, 1410R4N3, 1417.52, 1428R5N3, 1488R2N1, 1495R6N3, 2340, 2347, 2432, 2647K, 2692, and 2739) were all found at Aztec sites in the Valley of Mexico in the mid-20th century by the late Dr. Allen Heflin. An amazing facet of Heflin’s work was the consistent manner in which he documented the location and date of find for virtually every one of the approximately 10,000 items in his extraordinary collection. A...