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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #418998 (stock #LLL.0483)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$35,000.00
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 $3,000 from its listed price of $35,000 (that is: $32K on 3/1; $29K on 4/1; $26K on 5/1; $23K on 6/1; $20K on 7/1; $17K on 8/1; $14K on 9/1; $11K on 10/1; $8K on 11/1; and $5K on 12/1). From the estate of the late Lynn Langdon, he acquired this spectacular burnished red-ware olla (LLL483) in the mid-20th century in West Mexico...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #142501 (stock #AXH.1462)
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$750.00
10 ½” in height and modeled in the round, this stone carving (AXH1462) was found in Vera Cruz and was attributed by its finder, the late Dr. Allen Heflin, to the Huasteca dating c.900-1300AD. With somewhat muted features, resulting both from the fashion in which it was made and from subsequent weathering, the crested head may be a representation of the ever-popular wind god...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #139562 (stock #TF99.057)
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$850.00
About 6” in height, this Precolumbian figural stirrup jar (TF99.57) is attributed to the Moche horizon of Peru, c.100-800AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #724413 (stock #LFG.PCMTL)
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The twelve Pre-Columbian silver, copper and bronze items in this lot (LFG 433. 434. 445-448, 453, 456, 462, 471, 472 and 474) are all from Bolivia or Peru, with the majority attributed to Tiwanaku near Lake Titicaca. Tupos or shawl pins, tumis, pendants and pins are shown in this selection, all from a single collection. An interesting and representative group, each individually priced, a number of these could well serve as ‘type’ examples...
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83319 (stock #100.81HD)
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$25,000.00
Weighing a massive 73.4 grams, this 1 11/16” tall Precolumbian 22K gold bell (100.81HD) is attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, c.500-1200AD. Still retaining its original loose clapper, the toucan-topped bell renders a pleasing though non-resonating tinkling sound. The twin birds represent a theme of dualism frequently noted in Precolumbian art...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589287 (stock #AXH.CARD P)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 64.20, 1092, 1415R1N4, 1433R3N2, 1490R1N3, 1946, 2335, 2438, 2697, 2709, 2710 and CH1390), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin but one that is from the Carrol Howe collection. Ranging in age from Pre-Classic to Post-Classic Aztec, and dating c.500BC-1500AD, the various types shown in this group are: figurine, needle, bone awl, whorl, stamp seal, ear plug, dog’s head, etc...
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 : Pre 1492 item #745950 (stock #PBF.212)
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$100.00
This assortment (PBF212) of tiny Pre-Columbian shell, ceramic and bone beads has been enhanced with 23 modern gold-plated beads to add color to the wearable collection. The ancient non-metallic beads were found in the area of Yumbo, an old town in the middle Cauca Valley of western Colombia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #543990 (stock #BWO.3)
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$300.00
Measuring 3 ¼” in height, this attractively decorated black-on-red, negative resist, hollow-pedestal bowl with rattle (BWO3) is in overall good condition with a noticeable and poorly repaired chip on the rim is attributed to the Narino of Colombia dating c.850-1500AD. It comes with a map of Colombia, and our guarantee of authenticity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #95168 (stock #AXH.1403R3)
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$275.00
What a sweet little lady! Measuring a mere 1 3/8” in height, this hand-modeled miniature female figurine (AXH1403R3N4) was found at the site of Cuautitlan by the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Wearing ear spools, and a headdress with a crescent-shaped object on its top, this rare miniature dates into the unattributed Preclassic Period, c.1200-900BC. In overall very good condition, her little nose is slightly dinged and there are some patches of caliche or mud filling some of the surface depressions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1117840 (stock #LFG.A)
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This assortment of Pre-Columbian items from the collection of Lorenzo Fritz, research anthropologist and former Southwestern Primitive Arts dealer (LFG 458, 1000, 1002-1004, 1006, 1008, 1013, 1019, 1020 and 1021), consists of 6 small, hand modeled clay figurines from West Mexico and one from Peru, a fine serpentine bowl with a use-polished pestle from the mystical Tiahuanaco, a Tiahuanacan basket in very good condition, and two Inca period textiles from Peru, one a small wool bag and the other a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #429709 (stock #WHORLS.A)
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NOTE: Although these photos indicate the illustrated whorls have sold, we have more of the same types at the same prices, so if interested, just state which styles are of interest and photos will be sent. This group of twelve individual Pre-Columbian spindle whorls [XKJ (BIRD, FISH, GEOMETRIC, JAGUAR, MONKEY, OWL, PACHOTA, PELICAN, POSSUM, PREENING BIRD, REPTILE, and SPECIAL)], each with a different image type, is uniquely attributed to the Manteno horizon of Ecuador dating c.800-1500AD...
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)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #744446 (stock #PBF.211)
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$475.00
This semi-polished, mottled light gray and green stone bird pendant (PBF211) was found in the shaft tomb region of southern Colombia close to the border of Ecuador and is attributed to the Narino Capuli period, c.900-1400AD. Measuring 1 7/8” in length from the tip of its toucan-like beak to the tip of its rounded tail, it could easily be mistaken as jade, but with a measured specific gravity of 2.78, it is too light to be so identified. Generically still relatable to the metamorphic environmen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #506196 (stock #AXH.PC.E)
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The twelve individually illustrated and priced relics in this group of twelve (AXH Nos. 234R6N8, 1405R1N3, 1408R2N4, 1409R2N1, 1410R10N7, 1423R3N3, 1486R5N4, 1490R5N1, 2349, 2350, 2647E and 2647W) 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 c...
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; $14K on 6/1; $12K on 7/1; $10K on 8/1; $8K on 9/1; $6K on 10/1; $4K on 11/1; and $2K on 12/1). 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 o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #581370 (stock #AXH.CARD H)
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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 ...