PreColumbian and Indian Artifacts by HDEnterprises

Please check out the 'To Purchase an Item' section by going through the SALES POLICY link on the opening page. The DOMESTIC shipping cost by US Postal Mail (our choice of either First Class or Standard Post) is included in the listed price for every item NOT on sale or otherwise reduced in price. For INTERNATIONAL shipping cost, contact us for rates. If you have any questions, we always welcome your inquiries.

To see current promotions or special pricing, type either the single word 'sale' or the single word 'offer' into the search link appearing on any page. And we have added two superb Clovis points and a superb Dovetail to the remaining RLK consignment, all great items you must take a look at. You can type 'RLK.' into one of our search links to see them!! If you enjoy Native American stone, you won't be disappointed....and you might get lucky before any more sell!

And more specials! Check our PBF items - heavily discounted!! All remaining 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 finally, to start off the new year, all of the items in the Billy Branch (BB.) and Wendy Branch (WBJ.) Pre-Columbian, Native American, and jewelry collections are being offered at 25% off the listed prices, and domestic packaging and shipping costs will be included in the discounted prices.

Another for the New Year!! All of the MCH listings of Pre-historic Native American pottery are being offered with a 25% discount!!

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1013326 (stock #BB.N412)
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$12,000.00
This 57” x 114” Navaho area rug (BB.N412) is perhaps the most beautiful of those left in the Bill Branch estate collection. Dating c.1910-20, the bold-bordered, eye-catching design displays a repeated internal quadrant pattern consisting of eagle feather tips and a single feathered arrow. In overall good condition, it does have some minor staining from use but no significant damage or signs of wear...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1980 item #1274330 (stock #MAB.A39)
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This is the 39th page with a quantity of singly priced collectibles and artifacts (MAB 350, 352 thru 354) from the MAB estate collection. It includes three long-stemmed pipes believed to all be from the Ghana area of Africa, along with one hand-carved wood neck rest with the image of a woman embedded in one side, but no info on provenance, although it almost certainly is of African origin also...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1960 item #408405 (stock #MRWK.393)
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$10.00
The top of this early celluloid/bakelite jewelry box (MRWK393) is 3 ¼” in diameter and the round, satin-bottomed box that it covers is 2 7/8” across. The striking little box has a light lemon colored bottom and a black top. The bottom of the black cover has a circular groove that ‘locks’ it to the ribbed, ivory colored center. A pretty, very light lemon colored flower with a pearlized finish and a faux pearl center acts as a handle for the box lid...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1950 item #809857 (stock #RLK.3)
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$600.00
This attractively simple, earlier 20th century traditional Navajo jar (RLK3) has an appliqué fillet-rim and what has been described as a burnished pinon pitch finish. Measuring 7 ½” in height, this is a fine example of the style in overall very good condition with some fire clouding and a slightly rough texture that is original to the pot. It comes with a descriptive card, a map highlighting the Navajo country, and our certificate guaranteeing authenticity...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1980 item #1274329 (stock #MAB.A38)
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This is the 38th page with a quantity of singly priced items (MAB 325, 338, 339, 343 to 345, 348, 351 and 356 to 358) from the MAB estate collection, in this case a variety of metallic relics. It includes the following African pieces: two impressive old weapons; a group of perfect coppery gold-looking beads; the bronze frame for a divination plate; several heavy bracelet-like items; and a U-shaped decorated copper piece...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1950 item #1236237 (stock #JEP.NAI.E)
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The items listed on this page (JEP.90 and .91), from the estate of Walt Lewin, probably date to the earlier 20th century. Beautifully made, they come without specific provenance. Decorative in nature and perhaps used in rituals or as medicine man trappings, detailed descriptions of each along with price can be found on the item photo. Note that lengths mentioned refer to the length of the stone blade (the handles will add an additional 4”-5” to the length given...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #771589 (stock #NAI.JWL.1)
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This assorted and attractive group of individually priced Native American jewelry items (BB78; JI213A; WFJ423, 1117, 1128, 1262, 1268, 1286, 1308, 1314 & 1316) includes the following types: bracelet, buckle, ear studs, necklace and ring. Dating from the early 20th century (Old Pawn) to contemporary period, pieces containing coral, amber, mother-of-pearl, turquoise and jet were made by the Navajo, Zuni and one from either the Northwest Coast or Alaska...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1980 item #457330 (stock #BB.CLOIS.A)
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This group of twelve individually and lot-priced Chinese cloisonne figurines and vases (BB37, BB39-42, BB45-47, BB50.53, and BB51.52) date from the late 19th to the mid-20th century (the two vase lots are from the later 20th century). All from the local Bill Branch collection, the pieces range in condition from slight repairs to excellent. Each is priced on its own photo. The individual inventory number appears first in brackets followed by a brief description of the item...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #1236102 (stock #JEP.NAI.C)
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This group (JEP.NAI.C) is made up of nine pages (JEP 10, 11, 12, 15, 28, 43, 70, 72 and 80) of Indian stone artifacts (except for two shell carvings) ranging in age from Pre-Historic to Early Historic, each from the estate of the late Walt Lewin..An extra frame photo is included that shows how Lewin displayed the artifacts. The front and back of each artifact is shown in its grouping, along with its individual reference number on an attached small circular label...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #496976 (stock #BB.066)
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$2,000.00
This heavy, 9 ½” long black soapstone carving (BB66) depicts a powerful Eskimo hunter atop an ice flow below which lies two wounded seals. Reportedly from the Port Harrison area of Alaska, the highly polished piece is unsigned and in overall very good condition with a small chip on the rear corner of the carving just below the heel of the hunter’s right foot...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1960 item #436407 (stock #SPOONS.B)
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This group of twelve individually photographed and priced sterling and plated souvenir spoons and other dining ware (CI7, CI8, CI12, CI15, CI27, CI59, CI61, CI63, CI64, CI86, DDG38 and DDG41) is made up of older pieces dating into the mid-20th century and earlier. Most of the photos will show the front and back of the object, as well as a close-up of any image in the bowl of the spoon...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1930 item #1013330 (stock #BB.N425)
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$4,500.00
Measuring 48” x 81”, this Navajo boldly patterned wool rug (BB.N425), herein called a Nine Panel, has repeated colorful interlocking rectangular blocks. From an old Denver estate, the floor rug is in overall good used condition with minor stain. Graded at an 8, it comes with a small display card, our certificate guaranteeing authenticity, and a biographical sketch of its previous owner Billy Branch, as he was affectionately known to his many friends...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1237806 (stock #JEP.NAI.G)
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This page (JEP.NAI.G) describes ten individual or groups (JEP 521, 523, 525, 526, 527, 530, 532, 533, 537 and 538) of additional artifacts from the estate of the late Walt Lewin that were not mounted in the frame shown in Lewin’s first four artifact pages. Included are pipes (one group of two from unidentified ghost town), a grooved stone from the Northwest, a Hohokam plate, a group of tools from the Schuyler site in Nebraska, beads, and other assorted Indian tools...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #809444 (stock #RLK.2)
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$2,200.00
This decorative, early 20th century pipe-axe (RLK2) was purchased in March of 1988 at a shop in Ft...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #544298 (stock #BWO.6)
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$600.00
Here’s a fascinating enigma! This carved, 4 ¾” tall, dark greenish black steatite elbow pipe (BWO6) came to its owner as possibly Aztec in origin. In overall very good condition, even with its head glued on (along a simple break) and a number of surface scratches and bruises from repeated handling, this piece has all of the attributes of being hand-made albeit with the possible help of historical period tools. To test the theory of antiquity, the pipe was sent to Cal Howard, authenticator f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1237802 (stock #JEP.NAI.F)
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This group of Indian artifacts from the Lewin collection (JEP 520, 522, 524, 528, 529, 531, 534, 535, 536, 539 and 541) includes a stone pipe, hide flesher, shaft straighteners, historic period handled jar, mortar and pestle, arrowheads, a pipe bowl ‘geofact’ and more. The size in inches of the largest artifact in each group is noted on its photo to allow the viewer to make an estimate of size of any others in that photo. Walt was from Casper, Wyoming, hunting artifacts mostly in Wyoming and...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #496983 (stock #BB.071)
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$900.00
Dating c.1900, this 7 ½” wide southern California Mission basket (BB71) is in overall good condition with some minor weft loss and fairly heavy fading of its still visible but once dark geometric design. Woven on bundled coil, the sturdy basket grades at about a 7. From the collection of the late Billy Branch of Denver, the basket was made by a member of one of the half dozen tribes in the southwestern Mission area and comes with a small display card and our certificate guaranteeing authentic...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1980 item #1013317 (stock #BB.TEXT1)
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This group of Native American textiles, all from the estate of the late Billy Branch, has some very fine examples of the various styles. All of the illustrated single and double saddle blankets, pictorials and small to larger area rugs are ‘used’ but none shows significant wear, although some do have small spots and stains that are so noted. Navajo in origin (BB.N423, 426, 429, 432, 435 and 437), each one of the twelve is shown in its own photo group with its unique inventory number in brack...