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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #822778 (stock #RDM.F)
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The twelve ceramic pieces illustrated in this group of twelve (RDM 6, 10-13, 15-19, 29 and 46) are among the best from the old Barney Mallonee collection. Mostly Bolivian in origin and related to the Tiwanaku horizon, Barney brought these pots into the U.S. shortly before the end of WW I...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #679569 (stock #PBF.209)
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If you’re familiar with the Pre-Columbian Calima gold work of Colombia, you’ll recognize and appreciate another marvelous zoomorphic depiction of their figural artistry in this armadillo pendant (PBF209) dating c.100-1600AD. Even though measuring a diminutive 1” in length, the details noted on this ancient lost wax casting leave no doubt as to what its native creator meant it to represent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #462776 (stock #PC.GOLD.A)
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The 12 Precolumbian gold nose ornaments in this group (93.303C-DHD, 93.305BHD, MAX 59, 62, 66, 71, 72, 74, 77, 78 and 79) are all from the Salinar culture of Peru dating c.400-200BC. Made from hammered sheet gold testing at approximately 18K using calibrated needle and acids from a jeweler’s gold testing kit, the ornaments were formed by stone-cutting them out of the relatively thin alloyed precious metal. The ornaments in this interesting group are similar, but none are identical...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #744450 (stock #PBF.204)
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$780.00
This unusual and attractively styled necklace (PBF204) is made up of a mixture of larger, slightly graduated, cream-colored Pre-Columbian stone beads each of which has the general appearance of the truncated top of an ice cream cone (i.e., 2/3 of the lower part of the cone is missing), separated by small disk-shaped spacer beads of the same material...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #339455 (stock #100.166BHD)
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$900.00
This style of ‘antenna handled’ ancient bronze sword (100.166BHD) is found in the lower Ganges Valley of India. Assigned to the Uttar Pradesh period, dating c.1800-1000BC, the 16” long sword is in overall very good condition with excellent patina, minor metal loss, and a small, leaf like area along one blade edge that has partially loosened but is still attached (care should be taken not to apply pressure to the area as it wouldn’t take too much to break off the piece)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #430330 (stock #SCARAB.B)
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This group of twelve individually priced ancient Egyptian scarabs and cowroids (96.240HD, 96.256HD, 96.326HD, 96.451HD, 96.457HD, 96.462HD, 96.499HD, 96.673HD, 96.681HD, 96.803HD, 96.900HD and 96.903HD) is from the well-known Philip Mitry collection. All in this group are dated from the 12th through the 18th Dynasties, c.1991-1307BC. The selection is from his huge collection that once numbered over 1200 individual pieces. Mitry was a registered antiquities dealer who owned a shop in Cairo...
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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #295663 (stock #97.56HD)
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$1,300.00
This beautifully crafted, almost 1¼ pound bronze circlet (97.56HD) was found during the Russian occupation in the ancient oasis kingdom of Bactria located in the deserts of north Afghanistan and now known as BMAC (Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex). Heavily patinated and encrusted with copper salts, it is a spectacular example of the early bronze worker's art...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #541333 (stock #BB.JWL.C)
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The two rings are later-20th century Native American silver and turquoise ring (BB111 and 112). From the large and varied collection of pawn and other examples of southwestern styles assembled by the late Billy Branch of Denver, the rings appear to have been purchased new at the time he acquired them. Workmanship is very good. Each photo, a composite of two views of the same ring (i.e., top view and oblique bottom view), is annotated at the bottom with the following information...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581540 (stock #AXH.CARD L)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #886336 (stock #JBB.8)
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$215.00
Here’s an old friend that’s come back home for re-sale….for awhile anyway! Found at an ancient Hohokam site north of Tucson, Arizona in the mid-1990s by the late Carrol Howe, well known amateur archaeologist, researcher of ancient Native American history and art, adventurer, historical author, humorist, Oregon State legislator…..and more…..he identified this symmetrical grooved stone (JBB8) as an anvil attributing it to the Hohokam, c.1000AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #99484 (stock #102.116HD)
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$6,500.00
Made and cut out in 3” circles from 16-18K hammered sheet gold, this beautifully decorated pair (102.116HD) of matched Precolumbian bangles is attributed to the Chimu horizon of Peru, c.1000-1400AD. In excellent condition with some minor wrinkling and bending, the Precolumbian native goldsmith decorated the museum quality set by utilizing the repoussee technique. The center image is a bird framed by sun-like and feathered rays, around which are two encircling rows of designs...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581538 (stock #AXH.CARD B)
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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 ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1210822 (stock #BB.JWL.D)
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This assorted group of four individually photographed and priced Native American silver Concho belts (BB 124, 125, 129 and 132) date from the mid to the late 20th century. Sporting decorative motifs (including the ‘Man in the Maze’, and ‘Story Teller’ types), they are all from the estate of the late Billy Branch. On leather belts that are in overall good to excellent condition, the prices range from $575 to $2650 and include one with a buckle stamped “Jim Yazz” and another ‘LC’. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581367 (stock #AXH.CARD G)
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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 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #726306 (stock #LFG.ANTCOL)
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The twelve individually priced antique and colonial items (LFG 425, 439, 444, 450, 451, 454, 455, 459, 461, 466 and 467) in this interesting group are from the collection of an anthropologist and former primitive arts dealer. Included are assorted tupos (shawl pins) and crucifixes, all from Bolivia unless otherwise indicated. Each of the photographs is annotated first with our inventory number in brackets that is followed by a brief description of the item. Next will be a note about provenance a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #543991 (stock #BWO.2)
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$900.00
This 1 1/6” tall ancient Egyptian faience amulet (BWO2) is the human-headed bird or owl, an image representing the soul. In excellent condition, wearable, and very rare (according to Petrie), the amulet dates to the 26th Dynasty, c.664-525BC. It comes with our certificate guaranteeing authenticity. NOTE: if you would like to view a large number of our various listings, and at the same time limit your browsing, try our ‘TWELVE different items on a single page format’ by simply spelling out ...