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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83383 (stock #TF98.070)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$45,000
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83320 (stock #100.80HD)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$39,750
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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #418998 (stock #LLL.0483)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$35,000
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83193 (stock #H4154)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$29,500
Weighing over 55 grams and measuring 3 ¼” in height, this wonderfully crafted anthropomorphic 20-22K gold image (H4154) is said to represent a shaman. Attributed to the Veraguas horizon in Panama, c.500-1200AD, it is one of three different available images that can be put in a row to depict the transformation sequence of shaman to his animal form, in this case a caiman, the South American crocodile. With a bale attached to the recessed back, this powerful piece can be worn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83319 (stock #100.81HD)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$25,000
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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #418996 (stock #LLL.0470)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$22,000
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1100922 (stock #RXB.6)
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$18,500
Measuring 3 13/16" in length and 1 5/16" at its widest, this Paleo-Indian Clovis Point (RXB.6) dates c.18,000-10,600 B.P. and is the second top quality artifact we are offering from the Rhonda Beck collection. With a paper tag marked "Obion Co., TN" (located in the extreme northwest county of the state), this black beauty exhibits a subtle brownish-red variegation on its tagged side...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83191 (stock #H4985)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$15,000
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 #83388 (stock #TFX117)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$13,500
Not exactly the same, but probably once hanging from the same necklace, this closely matched pair of 2 3/8” tall figural pendants (TFX117) are attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, dating c.500-1200AD. The figures, representing shamans wearing bat god masks, each hold a large tumi shaped blade in one hand, and what appears to be a sling in the other...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1930 item #1013326 (stock #BB.N412)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$12,000
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1100809 (stock #RXB.4)
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$8,500
This dynamite blade (RXB.4) is from the Rhonda Beck collection. The banded rock has been identified as Harrison County chert, a stone type used in Adena blade production in the Ohio Valley area in the northeastern quadrant of the U.S. Dating c.4000-2500 B.P., and measuring 6 1/2" in length and 1 15/16" at its maximum width, the gracefully shaped knife is intact with virtually no damage....as close to a 10 as one would hope to find...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1107135 (stock #RXB.9)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$8,000
After looking at this brown chert beauty (RXB.9), you may have already guessed that it indeed is another from the Rhonda Beck collection! Typed as a Dalton-Hemphill dating into the Early Archaic period, c.8000-7200BC, it measures 5 5/8" in length and is virtually flawless with an old, lightly inked notation on one side that reads "Hardin Co, ILL"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1093600 (stock #MAB.1)
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$7,795
This fiercely expressive ancient lion's head doorknocker (MAB 1), once mounted on a Roman patrician's entryway in Syria and dated c.1st Century A.D., was obviously designed to signify the power and importance of the home's head occupant! A beautifully molded and complete bronze assemblage with movable ring, it measures 7 1/4" across and weighs 3 pounds...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1093601 (stock #MAB.2)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$7,500
This second ancient lion's head doorknocker (MAB 2) appears to be a companion piece to MAB 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #295677 (stock #GL.655)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$7,500
This impressive, 10 ½" tall, 14 ¼" wide Tularosa Black-on-White olla (GL655) was found at the Horsecamp Ruin near Quemado, New Mexico. Attributed to the Anasazi group, and dating c.1100-1250AD, it is from the collection of the late Gene Lang of Denver. Approximately 15% of this large olla has been restored (much in the unpainted base). Originally from the Hatley collection, the pot has been in Denver for decades. The black and white photo does not show the 30%+ area of red-brown blush that occ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #154457 (stock #103.42HD)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$7,500
Unmistakably of the Sinu style, this matched pair of heavy gold earrings (103.42HD) is from the Gulf of Uruba area of Colombia and dates c.400-1600AD. Just over 2 ¾” in width and made in Precolumbian times using the cire perdue technique (lost wax casting), the earrings are in overall very good condition (one of them has been slightly bent at a corner and a few of the gold rings are cracked, but without any significant weakening of the piece). This spectacular set could be adapted for contemp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83195 (stock #H4015)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$7,500
Weighing a hefty 58 grams and lost wax cast from 14K gold, this beautifully preserved pectoral pendant (H4015) depicts the image of the harpy eagle, the most powerful of its type in the world, but now a practically extinct bird. This beautiful and wearable pendant, measuring 3 ¾” from wing tip to wing tip, is attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, c.500-1200AD. The image, commonly associated with the shaman, is thought to represent his animal manifestation as he soared above the dense ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #68097 (stock #95.225HD)
HD ENTERPRISES, INC.
$6,500
This spectacular large eagle pendant (95.225 HD) is attributed to the Veraguas horizon in Panama. The 100+ gram lost wax casting dates c.500-1100AD. The eagle (most likely worn by a powerful chieftain or shaman) measures an impressive 5 ¾” from wing tip to tip. The gold has been analyzed and tests approximately 14k. As was done to much of the Precolumbian alloyed gold, this piece was enriched at the surface in ancient days by the ‘depletion gilding technique’. This great display piece was...