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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #1058887 (stock #LS20113)
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$20,000.00
This is a carved portrait of Christ in gem quality emerald from Columbia. It has been specific gravity tested. It originated from the Chivor mining area in Columbia which produced higher grade specimens than the Muzo or Coscuez areas. It dates to around the middle 1600's and shows no evidence of modern tool marks. It is 233.24 carats. It is 1 1/2" tall, 1/1/4" wide and 1" deep. The patina is beautiful. It is a fabulous hand or pocket piece. I don't know of another Christ carving in emerald...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1027838 (stock #LS20107)
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$75.00
This 45-70 cartridge case was found with a metal detector by a friend of mine at the "Dull Knife Battle Site" fought in November, 1878 from the "Big Hole in the Wall" area in Wyoming.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #967821 (stock #LS201005)
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$500.00
Like many of you, I love the colorful gem points the most. You might have noticed that I specialize in this type of point and most of my points are in the gem category. I do not know what material this point is made from. It is that unusual. I can only classify it as a chalcedony. I do not know what type this point is. It was found in Nebraska. It is expertly chipped. In fact, you cannot tell which side is side A. Both sides are equally masterfully chipped. A G-10 all the way. It is 1 5/8" long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #966815 (stock #LS20103)
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$500.00
This is a beautiful Pelican Lake point found in Wyoming that I purchased from the Arley Hudson collection in 1987. It is made from a gorgeous waxy translucent orange moss agate with two ribbons of white agate showing on the lower right side. The reverse side is heavily patinated from exposure. It is 2" long. It is extremely well chipped. You won't be disappointed with this one.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #965299 (stock #LS201001)
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$195.00
This nicely translucent Rose Springs was found in Colorado. It measures 1 5/16" X 11/16". It is made from a beautiful translucent waxy agate. It comes with a Jackson COA. A very nice point.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #964348 (stock #LS2009130)
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$3,000.00
This is a hammered sheet silver breastplate with the neatest iconography that I have seen. This piece screams pre-Columbian. It depicts a fanged anthropomorphic transformational diety war god figure in full regalia holding 3 double-headed snakes/serpents wearing an elaborate feline/monster headdress showing fierce demon facial features. It shows many levels of patination. It is 7.2" X 5.7". It is attributed to the Chavin culture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #910842 (stock #LS2009128)
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$900.00
This beautiful Columbia River Lanceolate point is made from multi-colored petrified bog wood. It has short flutes on both sides. It is mildly translucent on the edges and on the base when backlit. It is 2 3/4" long. There is no damage on this point at all. Very fine flaking and an early point. G-10. Purchased from Richard E. Bachman. Pictured in Prehistoric Antiquities & Archaeological News, May 1997, page 35 #4.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #906740 (stock #LS2009127)
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This incredible Olmec true blue translucent jadeite spoon, used to ingest hallucinogenic substances, is in the effigy of a jaguar tooth with an engraving showing the gum line. It has two holes drilled for suspension. The tooth is just shy of 2 1/2" and 1/2" wide. The material has specific gravity tested to be true jadeite. The blue color is evenly dispersed throughout the piece and it is the highest quality blue jade I have ever seen. It is true gem quality. It has a modern 18K gold loop...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #899186 (stock #LS2009125)
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$695.00
This is a very nice group of petrified wood points. The longest is 2 3/4". All are "early man" points except the 4th one. It is made from opalized wood and is a Samantha. Will consider selling separately.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre AD 1000 item #878462 (stock #LS2009124)
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$350.00
This extremely rare Neolithic Chinese bone comb was dug out in present day Province of Shaanxi, Southern region, close to Yellow River (Xi'an , Banpo settlements). It is 4" wide by 2 1/8" high. It has been cleaned and is in perfect condition. Purchased from a world-famous collection. One would be hard-pressed to find a finer example.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #875112 (stock #LS2009120)
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$600.00
This seated figurine is dressed in Chieftain regalia and is wearing a fierce mask of a demon. It is carved from antler and has some glued repairs, but no restoration. It is from the Chimu, Peru culture, C950AD. See "The Gold of Peru", page 242 for similar carvings. It is 2" long by 1" wide and stands alone for display. It is from a Dutch private collection. Comes with certificate of authenticity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #871662 (stock #LS2009118)
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$2,000.00
This is a very rare and finely carved jade tubular bead with raised collars. It dates to the Costa Rican Nicoya and Guanacaste period, C50 BC. It is 4 3/4" long and 1/2" thick. It has a beautiful patina. One end has a single break (shown in the pictures). It has been professionally repaired and does not distract.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #870801 (stock #LS2009115)
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$800.00
This rare Archaic E-Notch point, made from translucent gray glossy flintridge, is in perfect condition. It has heavy grinding on the base and in the bottom portion of the notches. This is a classic example of the type and is beautifully beveled. It was found near Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. Comes with a Gregory Perino certificate of authenticity and shows very nice mineralization and patination.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #870718 (stock #LS2009114)
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$350.00
This rare bone point was found by Carrol Howe and is pictured in his book "Ancient Tribes of the Klamath County", page 243. It dates to 4500BP and was found by Carrol at Nightfire Island, Siskyou County, California. It is 3 1/8" long and exhibits a beautiful patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre AD 1000 item #870713 (stock #LS2009113)
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$1,000.00
This outstanding frame of bone points are from the Columbia River, Oregon and are C700-1200. They were pictured in the Oregon Archaeological Society Magazine "Screenings" Volume 5 Number 6 on August 13, 1956. A copy of the article is included. They were recovered from the Wakemap Mound. The longest is 3". These are extremely rare bone items with beautiful patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #870254 (stock #LS2009112)
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$195.00
These four points were found in the Arkansas River area of southeast Colorado and are from the old-time collection of Arley Hudson. The longest one is 1 1/8". All are very thin and expertly chipped. They are from the Mississippian Period C1000AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #870214 (stock #LS2009110)
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$125.00
This Classic Mayan mother-of-pearl figurine is 1 1/8" wide. It was found by Dr. Allen Heflin. Although I could not capture it in photos, it is nicely opalescent. It would make a very unusual jewelry finding. It is C300-900AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #870076 (stock #LS2009107)
Ancient Artifacts
$175.00
This finely carved shell skull was found by the famous Dr. Allen Heflin on 9-16-61 in Cuautitlan, Mexico. This Aztec piece dates to 1200AD. It is drilled for suspension. A nice little ancient piece that could be used in jewelry. It is 1/2" long and solid.