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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #684029 (stock #AXH.0089)
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$1,800.00
The world-renowned Dr. Allen Heflin collection contained one of the largest assortments of Pre-Columbian ceramic pipes seen on the market in recent years. He found this one (AXH89) at the Aztec site of Cuautitlan, Mexico in July 1960 (so-marked on the bottom of the stem in black ink). An impressive 13” in length, with a 6 ½” tall bowl, the pipe was found in four pieces that were later glued together without any new material or paint being added to the pipe...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1980 item #1237695 (stock #JEP.BEAD.B)
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This page (Group B) is the second of three pages showing the world-wide collection of old trade beads from the Walt Lewin estate. This group illustrates five glass bead necklaces that appear to be from the Old World (JEP 203, 207, 215, 217 and 220), one New World seed bead necklace (JEP 221), one frame of Indian glass beads from an Oklahoma site (JEP 226), an African amber necklace (JEP 219), a necklace of shell beads believed to be from one of the Southwest Indian tribes (JEP 222)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1093522 (stock #MAB.A10)
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The tenth page of relics from the MAB collection consists of eleven assorted Old World and SE Asian items (MAB 9A-C, 56, 70, 73, 76, 88 and 118 thru 120). Shown are Roman buckles, bronze jewelry chain lengths, nails, a lead weight with a cross, a pin and other. Also included are three old SE Asian bronze 'bar money' pieces. Note that many more MAB items remain to be listed but it will take a few months to get them all on...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #75200 (stock #GL.582)
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$2,500.00
The zoomorphic handle (a dog head?) on this interesting prehistoric Indian pitcher (GL582) is original and intact. From the collection of the late Gene Lang of Denver, Colorado, he typed the piece as a Wingate Polychrome dating c.1125-1200AD from the Anasazi cultural group. Measuring 6 ½” in width, a rim ‘kill’ and some surface abrasion was restored by Lang. There is some light stress cracking on the bottom of the jar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #474377 (stock #SCARAB.C)
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Each of the twelve ancient Egyptian scarabs in this group of twelve (95.40HD, 95.42HD, 96.296HD, 96.336HD, 96.337HD, 96.345HD, 96.377HD, 96.439HD, 96.528HD, 96.607HD, 96.905HD and 96.922HD) is individually photographed and priced. All of those beginning with the numbers ‘96’ are from the well-known Philip Mitry collection, a former dealer who once owned a shop in Cairo. In the early ‘50s he sold his store, then known as the Anglo-American Bookstore and Antiquities Shop, and moved to the US...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #546716 (stock #BB.JWL.K)
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The 3 pieces in this ‘group of twelve’ are carvings and scrimshaw done by Eskimo artists (BB224, 226 and 228). From the estate of the late Billy Branch of Denver, each photo illustrates a different and independently priced piece. Included in the scrimshaw group are: a walrus buckle and a Captain Ahab plaque. In the carved group: a polar bear. Inexpensive pieces for the collector of Eskimo art, each photo is annotated with the following information...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1980 item #773818 (stock #COSTUME.2)
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The individually and inexpensively priced silver and costume jewelry items in this group (J42, 445, 450 & 471; JI277, 358 & 512; MRWK17, 71, 321 & 332; and PH1983) include the following types: watch pin and other assorted types, bracelet, earrings, and necklaces. One item is a silver reproduction of a Pre-Columbian copper ring from the Langdon collection and another is an exotic silver bracelet from Bali. There are also two of the popular Zealandia costume creations incorporating fossil material...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1900 item #405494 (stock #3.00HJ)
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$45.00
‘Dr. Walker’s California Vinegar Bitters, Free From Alcohol’ (yech!)…one cannot imagine that this was a particularly popular drink in its day! J. Walker was the proprietor for this concoction, and his ‘patent medicine’ was sold through R. H. McDonald & Co., Druggists & General Agents with locations in San Francisco and New York. The cord-bound, 38-page, 5 ½” x 8” pamphlet (3.00HJ) was a bible for the Temperance Cause...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 2000 item #802307 (stock #BB.LAST)
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The two assorted collectibles in this small grouping (BB44 and 60) are from the varied estate of the late Billy Branch. Included are a hand-carved figural pipe stand and a whimsical cloisonné duck. Each photo lists the inventory number in brackets followed by a brief description and price (offers are being invited by the family so if you spot something you’d like, get yours in early)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1126892 (stock #MAB.A22)
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The relics in this assortment of twelve from the MAB collection (MAB 193,195-198, 200, 202, 203, 205, 206, 210 and 211.) span some 6000 thousand years of Old and New World history...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #432619 (stock #JHL.POT.D)
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This group of twelve individually priced prehistoric Indian pots (JHL6, 7, 17, 18, 19, 30, 41, 42, 48, 49, 52 and 65) are all from the estate of the late Gene Lang of Denver. Believed to be from the Williams Ranch collection, south of Quemado, New Mexico, Lang purchased the pots to restore them but was not able to complete the job. Most have been simply glued together with little restoration, and are usually missing a few shards. Each photo is noted first with the Inventory Number of the item in...
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. Select or ask any question by referring t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre 1492 item #420336 (stock #102.6HD)
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$250.00
This translucent green glass amulet (102.6HD) was found in Lebanon and dates into the Roman Period, c.100BC-100AD. 7/8” in length, the amulet is embossed in the center of its disk with what appears to be either the torso of a person or god (although it’s impossible to be sure). In overall very good condition, the glass is filled with bubbles, and a bit of mud still clings to its surface. The amulet or pendant comes with a small display card and a certificate guaranteeing authenticity. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589295 (stock #AXH.CARD T)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 1407R5N2, 1410R6N2, 1417R4N2, 1418R1N2, 1449R3N3, 1487R5N1, 1490R7N1, 2344, 2401, 2449, 2647O & R), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. All Post-Classic Aztec pieces in this group, dating c.1300AD-1500AD, the various types represented are: bird’s head, warrior’s head, needle, vulture’s head, bead, ring, ear spools, adorno, fetish, etc. Materials include bone and clay. Each artif...
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. Dating from the Neolit...
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. Here’s an...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #396836 (stock #WJF.0010)
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$1,600.00
6 1/8” long 14K gold Baume & Mercier lady’s watch (WF 10), c.1960s-1970s, Geneva, Switzerland. Elongated, rectangular watch with a band made up of three rows of flexible 14K gold rope. This manually wound watch could be easily converted to quartz movement if buyer chooses but is in working condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre 1920 item #1245248 (stock #MAB.A31)
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This listing (MAB.288-291, 298, and MAB.299-302) contains many ancient iron arrow and spear points along with a bronze knife and a few bronze points illustrating a broad variety of style used in areas such as Luristan, Bulgaria, Spain, Greek Anatolia, and others. From the estate of the previously mentioned southwestern U.S. ancient arts dealer, iron relics as typically recovered from battlefields dating into the period never survive the effects of moisture and exposure, thus the abundance of rus...