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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #726389 (stock #LFG.442)
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$1350.00
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 : Stone : Pre 1492 item #395556 (stock #LLL.0640)
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$600.00
If this one had only been complete, it would almost certainly been a treasured piece in a museum collection! However, buried alabaster artifacts seldom survive the dissolving effects of ground water, even as well as this one did. Found in West Mexico in the mid-20th century by the late Lynn Langdon, he glued together all that remained from broken pieces that had once formed a translucent and unbelievably beautifully crafted three-legged zoomorphic jar (LLL640)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #479282 (stock #AXH.PC.C)
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The twelve individually illustrated and priced relics in this group of twelve (AXH Nos. 183R2N13, 224.50, 1408R2N3, 1409R1N1 & R4N1, 1423R4N2, 2360, 2430, 2647J and 2647AH) 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #418998 (stock #LLL.0483)
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$35000.00
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 $3,000 from its listed price of $35,000 (that is: $32K on 3/1; $29K on 4/1; $26K on 5/1; etc). From the estate of the late Lynn Langdon, he acquired this spectacular burnished red-ware olla (LLL483) in the mid-20th century in West Mexico...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #462776 (stock #PC.GOLD.A)
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The 12 Precolumbian gold nose ornaments in this group (93.303C-DHD, 93.305BHD, MAX 59, 62, 66, 71, 72, 74, 77, 78 and 79) are all from the Salinar culture of Peru dating c.400-200BC. Made from hammered sheet gold testing at approximately 18K using calibrated needle and acids from a jeweler’s gold testing kit, the ornaments were formed by stone-cutting them out of the relatively thin alloyed precious metal. The ornaments in this interesting group are similar, but none are identical...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #891753 (stock #LLL.FIG.D)
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This mesmerizing group of twelve little naked ladies (LLL 428, 818, 836, 837, 850, 852, 854, 934, 937, 951, 989 and 998) was assembled from finds made by the late Lynn Langdon in the mid-20th century during his annual trips to West Mexico. Never before displayed with such unabashed candor, you’ll love the poses, the characters, and the condition. Each is separately illustrated and priced...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #397732 (stock #LLL.0814)
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$275.00
Classically shaped and finished with a moderately high polish, this slightly tapered stone ear spool (LLL814) was found in west Mexico in the mid-20th century. In excellent condition, and a fine example of the type, the spool measures 1 3/8” in height, and just over 1 1/8” across its top. Made from black basalt, and dated c.300B-600AD, the spool is attributed to the Nayarit horizon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581367 (stock #AXH.CARD G)
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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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #99484 (stock #102.116HD)
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$6500.00
Made and cut out in 3” circles from 16-18K hammered sheet gold, this beautifully decorated pair (102.116HD) of matched Precolumbian bangles is attributed to the Chimu horizon of Peru, c.1000-1400AD. In excellent condition with some minor wrinkling and bending, the Precolumbian native goldsmith decorated the museum quality set by utilizing the repoussee technique. The center image is a bird framed by sun-like and feathered rays, around which are two encircling rows of designs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #544293 (stock #BWO.4)
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$600.00
This 3” tall ceramic vessel (BWO4) is in the form of a coiled snake and poised in a position to strike! In only fairly good condition with close to 50% of its original black burnished surface eroded and two small holes in its side just below the rim, the exposed and somewhat punky red clay, when handled can produce small specks of loose paint and sandy grit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589304 (stock #AXH.CARD Z)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 234R3N2, 1410R5N4, 1413R3N1, 1418R4N2, 1426R5N3, 1487R1N4, 1490R5N2, 1496R7N5, 1540, 2647P, 2590 and 2736), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin and all Aztec in age, dating c.1300AD-1500AD. The various types shown in this group are: figurines, pendant, needles, adorno, whorl, ear spool, duck’s head, ear plug, bird’s head, gouge, etc. Materials include bone, clay and obsidian...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #503903 (stock #LLL.0468)
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Although this melon-shaped, geometrically decorated, bichrome jar (LLL468) has moderate paint loss and some small surface scratches, it displays well and might serve as a type piece from West Mexico dating c.300BC-200AD. From the collection of the late Lynn Langdon who found the jar in the mid-20th century and attributed it to the Colima horizon, the jar has undergone no repair or restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #744347 (stock #PBF.202)
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$2380.00
Assembled from beads and pendants found in the Calima cultural area in the middle Cauca valley of western Colombia and dating c.500BC-1200AD, this wearable necklace (PBF202) incorporates the following elements: 34 one-half inch long hammered and rolled 14K sheet gold tube beads; 46 disk-shaped brick red ceramic separator beads; two one-inch long 14K gold avian pendants produced by ancient goldsmiths using the lost wax casting technique; and a tiny but superb 11mm long, pop-eyed 20-22K seated gol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #682632 (stock #LLL.POTS.C)
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This additional group of twelve Pre-Columbian ‘blackware’ pottery pieces (LLL 435, 438, 448, 451, 599, 608, 649, 680, 681, 1047, 1092 and 1114) is also from the estate of the late Lynn Langdon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #679569 (stock #PBF.209)
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$1150.00
If you’re familiar with the Pre-Columbian Calima gold work of Colombia, you’ll recognize and appreciate another marvelous zoomorphic depiction of their figural artistry in this armadillo pendant (PBF209) dating c.100-1600AD. Even though measuring a diminutive 1” in length, the details noted on this ancient lost wax casting leave no doubt as to what its native creator meant it to represent. Consider either for a wonderful and somewhat whimsical addition to the contemporary lady’s jewelry ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #682495 (stock #LLL.POTS.B)
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This group of twelve Pre-Columbian ‘blackware’ pottery pieces (LLL 406, 425, 437, 477, 497, 587, 605, 626, 628, 688, 718 and 1014) is from the estate of the late Lynn Langdon. Found and collected in the mid-20th century, Lynn’s main area of interest was in the western states and cultures of Colima, Jalisco and Nayarit. The pottery items in this group, mostly illustrating ceramics with a darkened blackish brown to black burnished surface, are believed to be mostly Colima and Nayarit in orig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #686165 (stock #LLL.STONE1)
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This group of twelve contains assorted lots of stone relics (LLL732R2N2C, R3N1B, 1E and 1F; 757R2N3B; 1207 C, D, E, i and J; and 1209G), all found by the late Lynn Langdon in the deep shaft tomb area of West Mexico during the mid-20th century. Lynn’s diverse and interesting collection is herein offered on many pages, and there’s still more to come! The following types will be found in this group of twelve: complex bead types, flake knife blade holders, greenstone pendants, stone ‘buttons...
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. To the ancients, each type of adorno had special significance: power; protection; god worship...