PreColumbian and Indian Artifacts by HDEnterprises

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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 if you'd like to see what remains of FIVE really great items for which one of our knowledgable collector-consigners is willing to consider offers, you've GOT to type RLK into one of our search links and take a look!! I don't believe you'll be disappointed....and you might get lucky (two down, and three to go)!

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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1930 item #1013330 (stock #BB.N425)
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$4500.00
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 : Eskimo : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #496976 (stock #BB.066)
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$2000.00
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 : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1020906 (stock #MLB.GROUP D)
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This group of twelve (MLB 15, 16, 24, 25, 30, 41, 48-52 and 70) represents a mixture of types, both Indian and western, from the diverse estate of Asa Battles. A fine ancient ¾-grooved axe, several stone pestles and a celt, two pipes of possible Mississippian age, and a later historic fish-shaped pipe, two hide fleshers, a late Indian Wars period canteen, and even an early WW I period compass from Hungary (told you it was a mix…)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1930 item #1013326 (stock #BB.N412)
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$12000.00
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 : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1020905 (stock #MLB.GROUP C)
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Here’s the third 'group of Twelve' listed from the Asa Battles collection (MLB 17, 28, 31-35, 38, 40, and 44-46), all Indian-related. Made up of of stone and wood ‘head-knockers’, iron tomahawks, a beaded Sioux cow-horn ceremonial club, and a bizarre dance wand or club with a skull-like appearance, this assortment is temptingly priced in the low range of $125 to $275. Each of these decorative eye-catchers is individually priced in its own photo group...
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...
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 : 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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #1020693 (stock #MLB.GROUP B)
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This group of moderately priced but very decorative Native American collectibles (MLB 20-22, 26, 27, 29, 30, 37, 42, 43, 47 and 68) is the second (but not the last) listing of 12 individually priced items from the Asa Battles estate. Widely recognized for his western and Native American art, Battles was also an avid and discriminating collector...
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 : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #809444 (stock #RLK.2)
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$2200.00
This decorative, early 20th century pipe-axe (RLK2) was purchased in March of 1988 at a shop in Ft. Collins, Colorado where a Native American named Night Walker was selling items from his personal collection, as well as those from others of the Northern Plains reservation to which he belonged in order to support needy tribal members...
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 : Regional Art : African : Pre 1980 item #810069 (stock #AFRICAN.F)
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Talk about variety! This group of eleven African collectibles (96.71 & 100.37BHD; AXH 1163, 1356, 2989, 2991, 2995, 2996 & 2998; BB 59; and WJF 480), each individually priced, contains items from West Africa, Tanganyika, Sudan, South Africa, Liberia, Kenya, Ghana and Niger. Included are: a superb shaman’s shirt from the secretive pan-tribal Poro Society of West Africa; a Neolithic quartz labret; drum; basket; quivers and arrows; hand forged sword blade; and a stone celt...
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 : 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 : Handiwork : Pre 1930 item #769333 (stock #KJH.87)
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$1200.00
This spectacular hand-carved 17” long ‘ceremonial club’ (KJH87) was purchased by Ken Hladek in March 2003 (as he recalls, it was an estate sale and the item number was 0962..."INDIAN TRADE WAR CLUB - LUKA) at a Lolli Brothers auction in Macon, Missouri. The only information that came with this lethal-looking weapon was a note that it was from the William R. Gauld collection of Elmo, Montana, a town located well within the boundaries of the Flathead Indian reservation. Many other items offe...
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. Each page shows first our i...