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 : Pre 1492 item #344885 (stock #BB.014)
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$5,625.00
This massive, 18” tall male figurine (BB14) rests a large ball against his right shoulder while holding it in his cupped right hand. Intently staring ahead in preparation to throw the ball, he is decorated with elaborate ear ornaments, a nose ring, and a band around his neck representing a necklace. Standing naked, his powerful body striped with what probably represents tattooing, and with plaited hair, the figure is attributed to the Nayarit horizon of west Mexico dating c.300BC-300AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1492 item #1235081 (stock #JEP.NAI.A)
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Each of the pictured and individually priced prehistoric Indian artifacts in this group (JEP 18, 35, 36, 39, 71, 76, 85, 86 and 88) were once attached to a large relics frame from the Walt Lewin collection (frame shown last on bottom row of thumbnail photos). Walt was an old Casper, Wyoming friend with whom I hunted historical relics in the early ‘60s and '70s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #359712 (stock #FP.1366B)
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$900.00
This approximately 15” x 26” rectangular textile fragment (FP1366B) is attributed to the Chancay horizon of Peru dating c.1100-1400AD. In fair to very good condition, depending upon which part of the fabric you’re viewing, the eight bordered panels making up the fragment are each centered with a fan-tailed bird that may represent a pelican, or some other shore bird. The textile is sewn onto brown paper backing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #434185 (stock #WHISTLES.A)
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Illustrated in the photos associated with this page are twelve different whistles and ocarinas (AXH1265, EJW89, LLL513, LLL515, LLL517, LLL518, LLL524, LLL730R2N1, LLL755Q, LLL923, LLL928H and LLL928R) from the Heflin, Leutze and Langdon collections. The late Lynn Langdon found ten of the twelve in West Mexico in the mid-20th century. Dr. Allen Heflin found one in that area. A Mayan figural whistle from the Leutze collection came from an unknown location in Guatemala...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1492 item #1113599 (stock #MAB.A20)
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This second page of rings and things from the MAB collection (MAB.164C; 165C, F, I, L & O; 166C, F, H & L; 182; and 186) brings more jewelry from the Persian Empire, a couple of early Christian rings from the Eastern Mediterranean, and two photos of Pre-Columbian items. Each photo in this group shows first our inventory number in brackets followed by a brief description, and then a grade estimate (1-10)...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1970 item #395648 (stock #96.1107HD)
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$1,200.00
Richard Wise, noted northeastern goldsmith and author of the recent SECRETS OF THE GEM TRADE, made this fine 14K gold custom ring (96.1107HD) centered with a late 19th to early 20th century bloodstone intaglio depicting either Victory (note the wings) or possibly Neptune (note the trident and what appears to be a couple of fish in his left hand). In new and unworn condition, the intaglio carving has been treated with a gold jeweler’s rouge to enhance the image on the polished dark green stone...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #597842 (stock #SCARAB.H)
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All of the items in this group of twelve individually priced ancient Egyptian artifacts (96.172HD, 96.403HD, 96.556HD, 96.629HD, 96.636HD, 96.721HD, 96.771HD, 96.831HD, 96.890HD, 96.892HD, 96.968HD and JAM27) are from the Philip Mitry collection. Dating from the 12th to the 30th Dynasties, this selection includes scarabs, a ring face, button seal, and amulets (Toth, the Baby Horus, Eye of Horus). Most of the scarabs have hieroglyphic symbols....some do not...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1900 item #286403 (stock #WJF.0447)
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$750.00
In overall very good condition with a small cut out area at the top between the two bales where the interior core can be seen (appears to be a resin of some sort), this attractive high karat gold pendant (WJF447) is decorated on both sides with two birds, one each standing aside a central flower. Measuring just shy of 1 ¼” across, and about ¼” thick, this exotic piece of ethnic jewelry is from Afghanistan and dates into the 18th-19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #581370 (stock #AXH.CARD H)
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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 : 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 : Stone : Pre 1492 item #689032 (stock #AXH.0065)
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$975.00
This 15” x 17” shadowbox frame (AXH65) contains 66 authentic Pre-Columbian atlatl points and arrowheads all found by the late Dr. Allen Heflin in the Lake Sayula area of Jalisco, west Mexico. As is typical of points actually found in the field, a number of them have minor dings and chips, but on the whole are in good condition. The pieces in this interesting and representative frame were made mostly from obisidian (different types and colors) with at least one made from basalt...
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...
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 : Egyptian : Faience : Pre 1492 item #420340 (stock #96.1047HD)
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$450.00
This disk shaped, embossed, bluish green faience amulet (96.1047HD) has the image of Bes on one side and the Eye of Horus on the other. Measuring ¾” in diameter and 1/8” in thickness, the molded amulet, in overall very good condition and wearable, has a small dark casting flaw on its edge. The amulet dates into the Graeco-Roman Period, c.332BC-395AD. It comes with a small display card and a guarantee of authenticity.
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Jewelry and Accessories : Ethnic : American Indian : Contemporary item #813061 (stock #BOWERS.2)
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The dozen individually priced crucifix pendants (KEB 23A-L), handsomely decorated and fashioned in sterling silver by skilled Navajo silversmiths in the late 20th century, are among the few remaining pieces from the once large inventory base of Kendra Bowers, a well known anthropologist and former ethnographic arts dealer. Only one of a handful in the US who has been board-certified by the American Society of Appraisers for Personal Property/Native American Art, Kendra’s credits also include b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #464254 (stock #PC.GOLD.C)
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Here’s a mixed group of individually priced Pre-Columbian gold pieces (100.141D, F, and H HD, 102.58BHD, 94.113AAHD, DN3, MAX64 and 76, TF97.151, WJF317A and C, and WJF389) from Colombia, Panama, and Peru. Mostly nose ornaments that can also be worn as rings, a large nose ring that can be worn as a bracelet, a large tube bead easily adapted for modern wear, and a packet of 20 sheet gold beads that cannot be worn without risk of damage but make a great display, this group should give anyone int...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #724413 (stock #LFG.PCMTL)
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The twelve Pre-Columbian silver, copper and bronze items in this lot (LFG 433. 434. 445-448, 453, 456, 462, 471, 472 and 474) are all from Bolivia or Peru, with the majority attributed to Tiwanaku near Lake Titicaca. Tupos or shawl pins, tumis, pendants and pins are shown in this selection, all from a single collection. An interesting and representative group, each individually priced, a number of these could well serve as ‘type’ examples. Each photo shows first our inventory number in brack...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #546711 (stock #BB.JWL.I)
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This 'group of twelve' includes sets of silver earrings made by Native Americans from the southwest pueblo areas (BB202, 208-212, 214, 219, 221 and 239). 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 unique inventory number of the illustrated item. Next is a brief d...