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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581533 (stock #AXH.CARD I)
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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 #472680 (stock #AXH.NAI.B)
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Each of the twelve individually priced prehistoric Indian artifacts in this group (AXH66.3, 6, 11, 14, 15, 20, 27, 28, 33, 35, 39, and 43), all found by the late Dr. Allen Heflin in Louisiana in the 1940s, was attached to a frame with Elmer’s glue. Included in the group are what appear to be the following point types: Evans, Gahagen, Gary, a gouge, Hidden Valley, Langtry, Langtry-Arenosa, Marcos, and Smith)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #686165 (stock #LLL.STONE1)
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This group of twelve contains assorted lots of stone relics (LLL732R2N2C, R3N1B, 1E and 1F; 757R2N3B; 1207 C, D, E, i and J; and 1209G), all found by the late Lynn Langdon in the deep shaft tomb area of West Mexico during the mid-20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1237709 (stock #JEP.PC.A)
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The Walt Lewin collection contains a fair number of Pre-Columbian relics. This first of two groups (JEP 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 512, 513, 514, 515, 517B, 517C and 519) has some miniature pots, a stone flake knife core, a copper bell, some spindle whorls and beads, and a truly unique magical bird stone. Although Walt never dug for Mexican relics, he had a deep interest and purchased or traded for them whenever the opportunity arose...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #608300 (stock #SCARAB.T)
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This is the last group of twelve (96.235HD, 96.266HD, 96.663HD, 96.876HD, 96.976HD, 96.979HD, JAM12, JAM22, JAM38, JAM40, JAM42 and JAM48) from the large Phillip Mitry collection of ancient Egyptian scarabs and artifacts. Dating from the 12th to the 30th Dynasties, this selection includes scarabs, ring faces easily mounted in contemporary rings, button scarabs, a plaque, along with one scarab and one cowroid that still have their original gold bezels attached...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #686167 (stock #LLL.STONE2)
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This group of twelve obsidian relic lots from the well-known Lynn Langdon collection (LLL838A; 845M, O, P, T & V; 846K; 1204B; and 1214C thru F) includes the following types: beads, inlays, crescents, an effigy shark (?), razor sharp flake knives, an axe-shaped pendant, duck’s head pendants, and a spatula shaped pendant. This great assortment of volcanic glass relics well illustrates some of the skills possessed by the ancient knappers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83320 (stock #100.80HD)
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$39,750.00
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 : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1980 item #1237698 (stock #JEP.BEAD.C)
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This (Group C) is the last of three pages showing collection of trade beads from the Lewin estate. This group illustrates seven glass bead necklaces that appear to be from the Old World (JEP 202, 206, 208, 212, 216, 224 and 225), one group of 9 probably Indian made clay beads (JEP 223), and the last with two large African amber beads (JEP 227). Little information came with the beads, so we’ll leave it to the viewer to recognize their attributes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre 1492 item #603955 (stock #SCARAB.O)
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All of the items in this group of twelve individually priced ancient Egyptian artifacts (96.444HD, 96.461HD, 96.492HD, 96.522HD, 96.588HD, 96.591HD, 96.593HD, 96.608HD, 96.700HD, 96.708HD, 96.718HD and 96.723HD) are from the Philip Mitry collection. Dating from the 11th to the 25th Dynasties, this selection includes scarabs, cowroid, scaraboid and a plaque. Most of the pieces have hieroglyphic symbols. Materials include faience, lapis lazuli, feldspar and steatite...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #338513 (stock #100.255ARH)
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$450.00
Either used to hold tools of various sorts, or perhaps coca leaves, this large dark but vari-colored bag (100.255ARHD) is attributed to the Nazca horizon of Peru, c.100-800AD. In only fair condition with significant stain and a fair amount of fabric material loss and pulling, the approximately 12” x 15” bag (counting the fringe) is still a displayable type piece for style, color, and pattern...
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Jewelry and Accessories : Contemporary item #1246255 (stock #JEP.JWL.H)
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Another group of jewelry with rings and one ‘DKNY’ chain with diamond simulants, all from the estate of the daughter of Walt Lewin (JEP 626, 630, 631, 639-643, 647, 653, 656, 662, 664, 671 and 673), it includes a ring mounted with an 1887 US gold $1 coin, some others with touch marks or stamps (Sterling, Italy, Thailand and Double Gold), and prices ranging from $15 to $175. Also included is a set of five damaged pieces for $95 that may be restorable at a low cost...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Pre 1900 item #675457 (stock #COINS.O)
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Most of the relic coins in this group of twelve were found by yours truly using a metal detector. Each piece (100.106HD, 51.88HJ, 63.88HJ, 64.88HJ, 84.88HJ, 91.88HJ, 93.88HJ, 105.88HJ, 111.88HJ, 4.90HJ, 5.90HJ and FP1174) is shown and priced in its own photo. Information concerning the type of coin, location found, date found, and price are all given...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #429709 (stock #WHORLS.A)
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NOTE: Although these photos indicate the illustrated whorls have sold, we have more of the same types at the same prices, so if interested, just state which styles are of interest and photos will be sent. This group of twelve individual Pre-Columbian spindle whorls [XKJ (BIRD, FISH, GEOMETRIC, JAGUAR, MONKEY, OWL, PACHOTA, PELICAN, POSSUM, PREENING BIRD, REPTILE, and SPECIAL)], each with a different image type, is uniquely attributed to the Manteno horizon of Ecuador dating c.800-1500AD. From a ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #546710 (stock #BB.JWL.H)
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This group of twelve individual photographs includes 10 sets of silver earrings made by Native Americans from the southwest pueblos and two sets made by Mexican silversmiths (BB200, 201, 203-205, 207, 215-218 and 220). All are from the estate of Billy Branch of Denver, and all but one of the sets include at least one of the following colorful materials: coral, lapis lazuli, shell, malachite, turquoise, etc. Each photograph is annotated with the following information. First, in brackets, is the u...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #432116 (stock #AFRICAN.A)
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The African gold beads and pendants in this group of 12 (100.78CHD, 100.78FHD, 100.78PHD, 100.78AGHD, 100.78BFHD, 100.78BKHD, 100.78BRHD, 100.78CFHD, 100.78COHD, 101.1FHD, 101.1GHD and 102.44CHD) represent a mixture of Akan and Baule tribal styles dating from the 19th century into the 20th century. Among the various types are tube, disk, and rectangular, all very wearable and can be used either individually or as spacers in complex necklaces. Due to the age of the beads, gold content can range f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83383 (stock #TF98.070)
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$45,000.00
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. A sample of that clay was extracted from the inside of the crocodile through a slightly widened hole in one of its legs and then submitted to the Kotalla laboratory in Germany for ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #338464 (stock #BB.010)
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$4,125.00
This 13” long Pre-Columbian redware vessel (BB10) depicts a mutt with a dental smile! Standing at the ready with legs spread apart in a stable stance, this baby is ready to take on anything or anyone! Attributed to the Colima horizon of west Mexico, it dates c.200BC-300AD. An x-ray indicates the dog has undergone minor restoration with no major new material added. The upper part of its tail, and a band starting at its nose and running over the back of the dog’s head have a deeper red color t...