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 : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1093600 (stock #MAB.1)
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$7,795.00
This fiercely expressive ancient lion's head doorknocker (MAB 1), once mounted on a Roman patrician's entryway in Syria and dated c.1st Century A.D., was obviously designed to signify the power and importance of the home's head occupant! A beautifully molded and complete bronze assemblage with movable ring, it measures 7 1/4" across and weighs 3 pounds...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #142501 (stock #AXH.1462)
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$750.00
10 ½” in height and modeled in the round, this stone carving (AXH1462) was found in Vera Cruz and was attributed by its finder, the late Dr. Allen Heflin, to the Huasteca dating c.900-1300AD. With somewhat muted features, resulting both from the fashion in which it was made and from subsequent weathering, the crested head may be a representation of the ever-popular wind god...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #768293 (stock #PBF.201)
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$780.00
This 22” necklace (PBF201) is made up of assorted Pre-Columbian ceramic, shell, greenstone and gold beads, all found in the Narino area of Colombia during the mid-20th century and dating into the Capuli Period, c.900-1400AD. Positioned at its center is a 1” tall greenstone pendant that represents an anthropomorphic figure kneeling in a position of prayer or obeisance. The two rolled sheet gold beads shown near the bottom of the necklace measure about 3/8” in length...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #552503 (stock #PC.STONE.D)
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This group of twelve includes Precolumbian stone relics from both the Heflin (prefixed by AXH) and the Langdon (prefixed by LLL) collections. All were collected in the mid-20th century...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #419548 (stock #MAJP1)
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$600.00
This striking 14K gold woman’s ring (MAJP1) has 30 channel-set, square, emerald cut natural rubies and 18 single cut diamonds. The diamonds have a total carat weight of approximately ¼ carat with good clarity (SI) and color (G-H). Measuring size 7 ¾ on a jeweler’s mandrel, the pre-owned ring dates into the 1960s-1970s and is in excellent wearable condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1117841 (stock #LFG.B)
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This new assortment of Pre-Columbian items from the collection of Lorenzo Fritz (LFG 347, 436, 457, 1001, 1005, 1007, 1009-1011, 1014 and 1017) is made up of 7 hand modeled clay figurines from West Mexico, two pieces of pottery (one from Tiahuanaco and the other from Mexico), an Inca period decorated bone weaving batten, and a set of four West Mexican carved shell beads in the shape of frogs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #135346 (stock #103.53HD)
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$1,200.00
This 24” long double-stranded necklace (103.53HD) is assembled from mostly Precolumbian silver beads that had to have been found at a single site! From the Trujillo area of Peru, the interesting necklace is 24” in length and attributed to the Chimu horizon, c.1000-1400AD. In addition to very small and intermediately sized hollow round beads, there are four ½” square hollow silver spacer beads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #891641 (stock #AXH.CARDAA)
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This group of twelve photos (AXH 1517, 1547, 1557, 1564, 1586, 1598, 1601, 1604, 1605, 1607, 1632 and 1635), with ruler for scale, illustrates individually priced ‘adornos’, or adornments, originally molded to be added to pots, incensarios and figures. The types represented in this group are: feathered eye; starfish; trefoil; shell; serpent’s eye; flower; and of course, some unidentifiable styles...
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1960 item #408405 (stock #MRWK.393)
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$10.00
The top of this early celluloid/bakelite jewelry box (MRWK393) is 3 ¼” in diameter and the round, satin-bottomed box that it covers is 2 7/8” across. The striking little box has a light lemon colored bottom and a black top. The bottom of the black cover has a circular groove that ‘locks’ it to the ribbed, ivory colored center. A pretty, very light lemon colored flower with a pearlized finish and a faux pearl center acts as a handle for the box lid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #562973 (stock #AXH.CARD A)
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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 : 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)...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #75273 (stock #GL.503)
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$2,200.00
This large, heavy, 11 ¼” wide prehistoric Indian bowl (GL503) is from the estate of the late Gene Lang of Denver...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre 1492 item #603952 (stock #SCARAB.N)
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All of the items in this group of twelve individually priced ancient Egyptian artifacts (96.150HD, 96.171HD, 96.201HD, 96.224HD, 96.230HD, 96.242HD, 96.274HD, 96.342HD, 96.413HD, 96.426HD, 96.969HD and JAM36) are from the Philip Mitry collection. Dating from the 12th to the 25th Dynasties, this selection includes scarabs, cowroid and scaraboid. Most of the scarabs have hieroglyphic symbols. Materials include faience, amethyst, steatite, and paste (an ‘almost’ glass). Conditions range from 6-...
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). A large example o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #727874 (stock #LFG.NAI.A)
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Most of the pieces in this assorted group of artifacts (LFG 236, 483-490, and 1023-1026) were found by Lorenzo Gordon Fritz (1024 and 1026 are from old Kansas/Missouri collections), research anthropologist and former Southwestern Primitive Arts dealer, in the following areas: the Hillsboro and Leon River areas of Texas; Pima County, Arizona; and Dona Ana County, New Mexico. Mostly dating from the Paleo to the Late Archaic, the stone artifacts include atlatl points, knives, preforms, and a few dr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1092936 (stock #MAB.A2)
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This is the second listing, another group of ancient Roman rings (MAB 11; 13A-C; 79A, B, E, F, I, & M; and 109), from the large MAB collection of predominantly Old World and New World antiquities. Because of the size of the collection, it will probably take a few months to get all of the single items and lots listed, but new pages can be viewed as soon as placement occurs if the viewer will simply type MAB into the search link on any of our pages. Most of the rings in this group are presented ju...