PreColumbian and Indian Artifacts by HDEnterprises

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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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #473326 (stock #AXH.PC.A)
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The twelve individually illustrated and priced relics in this group of twelve (AXH Nos. 64.41, 224.32, 1242H, 1405R3N1, 1407R5N3, 1415R4N3, 1427R5N1, 1428R3N2, 1488R4N3, 1630, 2348, and 2647T) were all found at Aztec sites in the Valley of Mexico in the mid-20th century by the late Dr. Allen Heflin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83193 (stock #H4154)
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$29,500.00
Weighing over 55 grams and measuring 3 ¼” in height, this wonderfully crafted anthropomorphic 20-22K gold image (H4154) is said to represent a shaman. Attributed to the Veraguas horizon in Panama, c.500-1200AD, it is one of three different available images that can be put in a row to depict the transformation sequence of shaman to his animal form, in this case a caiman, the South American crocodile. With a bale attached to the recessed back, this powerful piece can be worn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83370 (stock #TF97.148)
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$5,800.00
This 2 5/8” tall, simply decorated, spread eagle pendant (TF97.148) is from the Veraguas horizon of Panama dating c.500-1200AD. Identified as a harpy eagle, and usually associated with shamanic transformation, this striking wearable pendant was lost wax cast with gold that tests out at about 14K. In overall very good condition, one of the wings has some incipient cracking caused by light bending of the crystallized gold...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #549498 (stock #PC.SEALS)
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Each of the twelve seals and molds in this group of twelve (AXH1447R5N3, 1453R1N2, 1454R2N1, 1454R3N1, LLL758R2N1A-F, R2N2, 2, and 1027R3N8) is individually photographed and priced. The ones prefixed with the letters AXH were found in the Valley of Mexico in he mid-20th century by the late Dr. Allen Heflin. The late Lynn Langdon found those prefixed LLL in West Mexico during the same period. The pieces vary in condition from fragmentary to complete...
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #154592 (stock #103.45HD)
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$4,975.00
Cast from richly colored coppery gold tumbaga, this beautifully matched pair of hollow semi lunar ear ornaments (103.45HD), each with three rows of continuous ring decoration, is attributed to the Tairona horizon of Colombia dating c.1000-1500AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #68097 (stock #95.225HD)
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$6,500.00
This spectacular large eagle pendant (95.225 HD) is attributed to the Veraguas horizon in Panama. The 100+ gram lost wax casting dates c.500-1100AD. The eagle (most likely worn by a powerful chieftain or shaman) measures an impressive 5 ¾” from wing tip to tip. The gold has been analyzed and tests approximately 14k. As was done to much of the Precolumbian alloyed gold, this piece was enriched at the surface in ancient days by the ‘depletion gilding technique’...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #891681 (stock #AXH.CARDAC)
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This fun group of twelve artifacts, each shown with a centimeter scale for size and individually priced, consists of ceramic parts that were used for the assembly of Pre-Columbian puppets! All from the Dr. Allen Heflin collection, each torso, arm, leg, or body (AXH 1429R3N2, 2125i, 2325F-J-K-0, 2326D-G-K, 2327C-D and 2354) has been attached to a card with water soluble Elmer’s glue, and each card annotated with a brief description and the price. The ruler is divided into centimeters...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #543990 (stock #BWO.3)
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$300.00
Measuring 3 ¼” in height, this attractively decorated black-on-red, negative resist, hollow-pedestal bowl with rattle (BWO3) is in overall good condition with a noticeable and poorly repaired chip on the rim is attributed to the Narino of Colombia dating c.850-1500AD. It comes with a map of Colombia, and our guarantee of authenticity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #142185 (stock #AXH.1461B)
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$900.00
Possibly a representation of the wind god, this 9” tall stone sculpture (AXH1461B) is from the Dr. Allen Heflin collection. Marked on the back on a white ink panel is Heflin’s note that it was found in Vera Cruz, Mexico. Though he didn’t attribute it to a specific group, it is thought to be Huasteca in origin, dating c.900-1300AD. Made from dense volcaniclastic stone, the figure from the front depicts a crested, open-mouthed face...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #726389 (stock #LFG.442)
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$1,350.00
This incredibly well preserved set of Pre-Columbian wood ear plugs (LFG442), on which the geometrically decorated shell and dark greenstone elements are each held in place with an almost invisible touch of contemporary glue, is attributed to the Moche horizon of Peru, c.100-800AD. Not wearable today due to the fragile nature of the wood that has dried and shrunk through the many centuries of entombment, there are certainly few other such pairs that have survived this well...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589289 (stock #AXH.CARD Q)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (97.42HD and AXH Nos...
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. Not all of them were large, or impressive, or complete, or of museum quality, but many were simply the fragments and parts from ritually broken offerings to ancient gods, or pieces ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #688925 (stock #AXH.0061)
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$1,950.00
Here’s another interesting arrowhead frame (AXH61) from the internationally recognized Dr. Allen Heflin collection! Made up of 137 obsidian projectile points, all found in the state of Jalisco in West Mexico, the points are mostly in very good condition with no restoration, but some do have the typical marks of usage (tip dings, small chips, roughness, etc.). Arranged in a well-balanced display in a glass-fronted 12 1/2" x 16 1/2" frame with foam backing, the back of the frame has Heflin’s h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #473327 (stock #AXH.PC.B)
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The twelve individually illustrated and priced relics in this group of twelve (AXH Nos. 64.21, 1410R4N3, 1417.52, 1428R5N3, 1488R2N1, 1495R6N3, 2340, 2347, 2432, 2647K, 2692, and 2739) were all found at Aztec sites in the Valley of Mexico in the mid-20th century by the late Dr. Allen Heflin. An amazing facet of Heflin’s work was the consistent manner in which he documented the location and date of find for virtually every one of the approximately 10,000 items in his extraordinary collection. A...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1129284 (stock #MAB.224)
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$1,975.00
The finely detailed and interesting design on the beveled under side of this 3" tall and 4 3/8" wide silver vessel (MAB 224) depicts the repeated image of a seated Peruvian lord drinking from a cup, and standing birds around its cone-shaped stem. Attributed to the Lambayeque (or Sican) culture of north coastal Peru and successors to the Moche, the cup is dated c.800-1350AD. In overall good condition with interior encrustation and some metal loss (on a 1-10 scale, I'd grade it a 7-8), its outer ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #888593 (stock #OBSID.A)
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From the Dr. Allen Heflin collection, this group of twelve Pre-Columbian obsidian amulets, ornaments, protective fetishes and miscellaneous artifacts (AXH 221.20 and 27; 224.18; 183R6N12; 234R2N9, R3N2 & 9; R5N4; RR6N5 & 12; R8N4 & 10) include the following types: lip plug, pendant, discoidal, star, dog, bird (?), bat, and crescent. Found in the West Mexican states of Jalisco and Sayula, the Aztec site of Xico, the great city of Teotihuacan, and in the Valley of Mexico, they are in overall good ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #418996 (stock #LLL.0470)
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$22,000.00
Starting on March 1, 2014 and on the first day of each following month through the last day of December, 2014, this bowl will be reduced an additional $2,000 from its listed price of $22,000 (that is: $20K on 3/1; $18K on 4/1; $16K on 5/1; etc). The impressive red-ware gourd olla (LLL470) measures 13” in diameter and is attributed to the Pre-Classic Colima horizon of West Mexico dating c.200BC-300AD. The olla’s shelf-like shoulder supports four three-dimensional, life-sized turtles. From the...