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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #286401 (stock #WJF.0413)
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$1950.00
This remarkably well-preserved set of ancient hollow high karat gold earrings (WJF413) came out of Afghanistan during the Russian occupation. In dented condition, they have been adapted for modern wear with gold studs. Measuring 1 1/8” across, and 1 ¾” from the bottom to the top of the original ear loop, the earrings are believed to date into the Pre-Islamic period sometime during the late first millennium BC to the middle first millennium AD. The ‘gems’ are garnet-colored glass beads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83370 (stock #TF97.148)
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$5800.00
This 2 5/8” tall, simply decorated, spread eagle pendant (TF97.148) is from the Veraguas horizon of Panama dating c.500-1200AD. Identified as a harpy eagle, and usually associated with shamanic transformation, this striking wearable pendant was lost wax cast with gold that tests out at about 14K. In overall very good condition, one of the wings has some incipient cracking caused by light bending of the crystallized gold...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #891834 (stock #LLL.FIG.F)
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This second group of naked but otherwise adorned ladies from West Mexico (LLL 739, 741, 828, 830, 958, 969 and 1006) is another assemblage of items found by the late Lynn Langdon during his trips to the area in the mid-20th century. Equally fascinating in terms of style and art, all are from the Pre-Classic Colima horizon dating c.100BC-300AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #338513 (stock #100.255ARH)
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$450.00
Either used to hold tools of various sorts, or perhaps coca leaves, this large dark but vari-colored bag (100.255ARHD) is attributed to the Nazca horizon of Peru, c.100-800AD. In only fair condition with significant stain and a fair amount of fabric material loss and pulling, the approximately 12” x 15” bag (counting the fringe) is still a displayable type piece for style, color, and pattern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83191 (stock #H4985)
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$15000.00
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83320 (stock #100.80HD)
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$39750.00
This phenomenal depiction of the shaman undergoing empowerment is almost pure gold! Worn in Precolumbian Panama by a member of the Veraguas group, the 3 7/8” long pendant (100.80HD) was authenticated and tested as 23K gold by the Orenda laboratory in Santa Fe, New Mexico...
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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #891643 (stock #AXH.CARDAB)
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Twelve more of those mystical adornos (AXH 1427R5N2, 1529, 1533, 1541, 1571, 1584, 1585, 1587, 1595, 1597, 1609 AND 1615) collected by the late Dr. Allen Heflin in the mid-20th century and every one site specific (Heflin’s faithful dedication to noting where almost every piece in his huge collection was found is indeed extraordinary, and gives each piece so marked special value)...
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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #73195 (stock #GLC.506)
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$4500.00
Doesn’t the squared dumbbell-like design framed in black in the center of this bowl (GLC506) look like a scowling face? Identified as a Tularosa Black-on-White dating c.1100-1250AD, this type is sometimes thrown into the Anasazi Group, sometimes the Mogollon. Glued together with only minimal restoration (just touched up along the cracks), the bowl measures just a little over 10 ¾” in diameter...
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 #744347 (stock #PBF.202)
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$2380.00
Assembled from beads and pendants found in the Calima cultural area in the middle Cauca valley of western Colombia and dating c.500BC-1200AD, this wearable necklace (PBF202) incorporates the following elements: 34 one-half inch long hammered and rolled 14K sheet gold tube beads; 46 disk-shaped brick red ceramic separator beads; two one-inch long 14K gold avian pendants produced by ancient goldsmiths using the lost wax casting technique; and a tiny but superb 11mm long, pop-eyed 20-22K seated gol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #75211 (stock #GL.595)
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$3800.00
The late Gene Lang of Denver, Colorado purchased this 9 7/8” wide prehistoric Indian bowl (GL595) from the Chris Robinson collection (I believe Gene told me that Robinson starred in one of the TV soaps). The bowl has been typed as a Mimbres Black-on-White dating c.975-1150AD and is attributed to the Mogollon cultural horizon. It has been glued together and has minor abrasion restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #608300 (stock #SCARAB.T)
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This is the last group of twelve (96.235HD, 96.266HD, 96.663HD, 96.876HD, 96.976HD, 96.979HD, JAM12, JAM22, JAM38, JAM40, JAM42 and JAM48) from the large Phillip Mitry collection of ancient Egyptian scarabs and artifacts. Dating from the 12th to the 30th Dynasties, this selection includes scarabs, ring faces easily mounted in contemporary rings, button scarabs, a plaque, along with one scarab and one cowroid that still have their original gold bezels attached. Most of the illustrated items have ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #727882 (stock #LFG.NATIVE)
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All from the collection of research anthropologist and former Southwestern primitive arts dealer, Lorenzo Gordon Fritz, this intriguing and magical assortment of native-made items (LFG 430, 431, 435, 440, 457, 473, 477, 480, 481, 491, 492 and 498) date from the Late Inca Period up to the early 20th century. Collected by Fritz in the highlands of Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador, the group consists largely of magical stone fetishes (illas and sipjas) said to bring prosperity, good fortune, and fecundity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #427229 (stock #LLL.FIG.A)
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The photos on this page present twelve Pre-Columbian ‘Little People’ (LLL694, LLL740, LLL748, LLL751, LLL825, LLL860, LLL889, LLL938, LLL977, LLL993, and LLL1012) from the Pre-Classic Colima horizon of West Mexico dating c.300BC-300AD. All from the collection of the late Lynn Langdon, the figurines were found in the mid-20th century. Most were found with some degree of damage (so noted), and Langdon had those repaired (so noted) by local artisans during his annual visits to the area. Represe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #444656 (stock #PC.POINT.A)
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All found in the Jalisco area of West Mexico and attributed to that horizon, c.300BC-600AD, each of the twelve obsidian atlatl points (103.22X, Y, AK, AM, AN, AP, AW, BB, BC, BY, BJ and BNHD) illustrated in the photos on this page can be purchased by itself. Conditions range from fairly good to good. Each photo shows the illustrated point’s inventory number in brackets, its length in inches, and its price. Select or ask any question by referring first to the Trocadero Number on this page, and ...