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 : Pre 1492 item #1129406 (stock #MAB.A24)
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Mostly from Mexico with a couple of ceramics from Peru (MAB 222, 223, 225-231), this varied group contains: a miniature Mayan jadeite celt; two Chancay figural ceramics; a number of stone and ceramic beads, whorls and ear spools. All from the MAB collection, and all brought into the US in the mid-20th century, it offers an interesting assortment not only to the collector, but to the artist looking for unusual bead types...
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Jewelry and Accessories : Contemporary item #1246257 (stock #JEP.JWL.I)
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This listing (JEP 623, 624, 634, 650, 654, 655, 657, 658, 660, 667 and 672) represents all of remaining items we have on consignment from the estates of Walt Lewin and his daughter. This entire multi-faceted estate group can be seen by entering ‘JEP.’ into the search box in this catalog. This final group is made up of 9 rings, one collector’s watch, and a group of three simulant diamonds. Touch marks of ‘LSP CO’ and ‘14K Italy’ are noted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1113623 (stock #MAB.187)
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$600
Measuring 4 1/4" in height, this striking figural jar from the MAB collection (MAB.187) is dated c.1250AD in the Post-Classic Period and attributed to the Zapotec horizon in Oaxaca, Mexico. In spite of the kneeling figure missing both of its feet and having its head re-attached (graded at a 6-7), it still shows its artistry well. Please ask any question by either referring to the Item Number (5-7 digits long) or the Stock number (MAB.187) in the upper left portion of this page...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #1021205 (stock #MLB.10)
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$825
This 20” silver squash blossom necklace (MLB.10), dating into the 1950s-1970s, is from the estate of Asa Battles, an artist and collector known throughout the west for his great accuracy in presenting the Indian culture. Purchased originally at the old Kohlbergs store, a well-known and popular curio shop that was located in downtown Denver for years and closed in the mid-90s, it still has their tag attached noting the $429 price at the time of purchase...
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Jewelry and Accessories : Contemporary item #1237731 (stock #JEP.JWL.B)
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The pictured and individually priced jewelry pieces in this group (JEP 107, 108, 109, 114, 115, 119, 123, 134, 135, 137, 139 and 149) are a mix from Walt Lewin’s and his daughter’s estate. Included are Native American rings, bracelets and a squash blossom necklace, along with other contemporary rings, bracelets and earrings...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #543991 (stock #BWO.2)
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$900
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589290 (stock #AXH.CARD R)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 234R6N1, 1411R7N1, 1422R3N2, 1423R4N3, 1434R2N1, 1447R4N2, 1488R4N4, 1490R3N1, 1539, 2111, 2647Q and 2701), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Ranging in age from the Classic Teotihuacan to the Colonial Period Aztec, and dating c.300AD-1600AD, the various types shown in this group are: needle, disoidal, effigy mano, adorno, ear spool, fetish, bird’s head, etc...
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1960 item #436407 (stock #SPOONS.B)
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This group of twelve individually photographed and priced sterling and plated souvenir spoons and other dining ware (CI7, CI8, CI12, CI15, CI27, CI59, CI61, CI63, CI64, CI86, DDG38 and DDG41) is made up of older pieces dating into the mid-20th century and earlier. Most of the photos will show the front and back of the object, as well as a close-up of any image in the bowl of the spoon...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1093190 (stock #MAB.A5)
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This fifth listing from the large Old and New World MAB collection illustrates a group of modestly priced ancient Roman toga pins or fibulas in the $25-$45 range (MAB 18C, 20, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32-34, 92 and 99). Made from bronze and iron, with some decorated and others not, in a range of conditions, this popular artifact easily lends itself to specialized collecting due to the tremendous variety that have survived the ages...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #775037 (stock #PC.MISC.1)
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This group of twelve (97.44BHD; AXH1188, 1429R4N1, 1403R2N1, 1455R1N1, 1870, & 2531; EJW93; LLL776, 801, & 1203Q) contains items previously listed but herein reduced in price. Included are stone, clay, shell and textile. Types include: axe, whorls, effigy maul, celt, shaman rattle, mold, and a candelario or personal incensario. Most of the pieces originated in Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Bolivia and are from the Heflin, Langdon, Howe, and Leutze collections...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #929975 (stock #ROW.COIN.C)
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The Clyde Pharr consignment is made up of mostly ancient Greek and Roman coins, a lesser number of Byzantine coins, a few groups of antiquities, and a handful of middle age and historic coins...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1910 item #399479 (stock #89.579HD)
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$200
Written on a folded 7 ¾” x 9 ½” sheet with an address of 526 Holly Avenue (penciled above is the notation ‘St. Paul Minn’), this letter (89.579HD) was written and signed by ommissary General Michael R. Morgan who as a Brevet Brigadier General sat at the court martial of General George Armstrong Custer at Fort Leavenworth in 1867. Although this letter does not address the trial, Custer was found guilty on all counts and suspended from rank and command for one year, and forfeited his pay...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #94410 (stock #TF97.019)
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$450
Measuring 23” in length, this heavy carved wood staff handle (TF97.19) displays at its top a seated, long-faced, and rather gaunt-looking male with a tumpline around his brow holding a small burden on his back. Attributed to the Paramonga of Peru, c.1100-1400AD, this may have been the burden-carrier’s walking stick and the image on top, a depiction of how he probably felt at the end of a long walk carrying his burden. Well weathered and patinated with some light splitting from dehydration, t...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1970 item #419784 (stock #MAJP4)
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$800
Dating into the 1960s, this sweet cultured pearl and diamond evening ring (MAJP4) measures 7 ½ on a jeweler’s ring mandrel, and justifiably whispers to be worn. The eight well matched, 2.5mm pearls, with nacre intact, are set in the open loops of two intertwined ropes of gold. A pair of 2.5-point single cut diamonds set slightly apart is centered at top of the ring. This very attractive pre-owned ring is in excellent condition and ready to wear. It comes in a colorful silk pouch to protect th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1113601 (stock #MAB.A19)
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This last page of rings and things from the MAB collection (MAB.162; 164I; 165A, D, G, J & M; 166G, J, K & M; and 189) brings more jewelry from the Persian Empire; Christian, Byzantine, Bactrian and Roman rings; and another Pre-Columbian tumbaga pendant in relic condition. Each photo in this group shows first our inventory number in brackets followed by a brief description, and then a grade estimate (1-10). Next comes the cultural affiliation, approximate period, material, the stated dimension i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #675179 (stock #AXH.NAI.E)
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Each of the twelve individually priced prehistoric Indian artifacts in this group (AXH231.2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 14, 19, 35, 47 & 52; AXH2755 and 2865) was found in various western and southern states (NV, NM, LA and AR) by the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Included in this inexpensive group are: bone awls, parched corn kernels, possible Mississippian bear teeth, an antler tip flaking tool, cut bird bone, a drilled bone pendant, and what appears to be a bone ear plug. Each is attached to its own descriptive c...