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.

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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #823253 (stock #RDM.G)
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Here’s another group of twelve Pre-Columbian ceramics (RDM 36, 39, 41, 49, 51-55, 58, 60 and 61) from the old Barney Mallonee collection. Individually photographed and priced, most of the pieces are from the Tiwanaku horizon of Bolivia with once again, a few being from Ecuador. There are polychromes, bowls and jugs, some with anthropomorphic overtones, some with zoomorphic. Represented are the Tiwanaku and Chorrera horizons, and perhaps a few others...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #724529 (stock #LFG.412)
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$1,350.00
This almost perfect Pre-Columbian polychrome basket (LFG412) is attributed to the Tiahuanacan Period of highland Bolivia, c.400-1200AD. Measuring 6” across, and approximately 3 ½” in height, the four top coils down from the basket’s rim are woven with two different alternating colors of reed in a fashion that defines a simple geometric pattern around the upper part of the body...
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 : Pre 1492 item #1212583 (stock #LFG.PCFET)
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$600.00
The two rare pictured silver fetish pendants (LFG 1027 & LFG 1028), illustrated on these pages and assigned to the late Tiahuanaco Period of Bolivia and Peru, are popularly known as ‘chambi’ or ‘Lawraka’. Probably used as hair ornaments, similar ornaments of bronze were worn historically by the Chipaya Indians of the Altiplano and are now popular among Andean shamans who use them in ritualistic ceremony...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #888600 (stock #OBSID.B)
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Another group of twelve Pre-Columbian obsidian artifacts from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin, this group (AXH 183R8N1; 221.2, 8, 15, 21, 26 & 39; 234R1N5 & 8; R2N1; R8N7 & 12) was assembled from finds made in the state of Sayula in West Mexico, and at the site in the Valley of Mexico known to the Aztecs as the “Place of the Gods”….Teotihuacan! Dating from the Pre-Classic into the Post Classic Periods, the group includes pendants, discs, a dog, a cat (?), a human figure, and beads...
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 #822033 (stock #RDM.E)
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This varied group of twelve individually priced ceramic bowls and jars (RDM62-66, 69-71, 79, 80, 84 and 85) is from the old Barney Mallonee collection. Primarily Bolivian in origin and related to the Tiwanaku horizon, the main collection was brought into the U.S. before WW I had ended. Included with the group are a few that appear to be Ecuadorian in origin but are mostly noted with the statement ‘provenience unknown’...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #888616 (stock #OBSID.C)
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This group of Twelve Pre-Columbian obsidian artifacts (AXH 225B; 244.12 & 19; R234R1N3; R2N6 & 8; R3N5; R5N8; R6N4, 8 & 15; and R8N13), all from the Dr. Allen Heflin estate, were found in the Aztec cities of Chalco and Xico, in the ceremonial center of Teotihuacan, and in the state of Jalisco in West Mexico. Dating from the Pre-Classic to the Post Classic Period, the group includes disks, pendants, Aztec projectile points, dogs, cat, human figure, and more...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589292 (stock #AXH.CARD S)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 234R5N6, 1404R5N4, 1408R5N1, 1420R6N1, 1424R2N4, 1425R1N2, 1428R3N4, 1486R2N2, 2362, 2647N, 2718 and 2770), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin except one that is a small bag of scrap Chancay silver. All from the Post-Classic Aztec dating c.1300AD-1500AD, the various types shown in this group are: awl, gouge, needle, fetish, jewelry, spool, head, monkey, bird, earplug, etc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #332710 (stock #100.255APH)
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$500.00
This woven textile is well over 60” in length, and must have been used as a sash. Measuring 7 ½” in width at its colorful center where a 9” wide panel of birds can be seen, the textile (100.255APHD) is in overall fairly good condition, except for the two colored textile ends...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #525173 (stock #PC.STONE.A)
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The late Lynn Langdon collected a great variety of small but interesting artifacts during his mid-20th century travels into West Mexico. Each of the photos in this group of twelve Pre-Columbian relics (LLL732R1N1D, N2B and R2N1D; 753Q; 968; 1027R3N5; 1205N; 1205AT, AW and AZ; 1211C; and 1212C) illustrates either a single piece or a group of items. The price shown on each photo is for all of the items in that photo. Included are figural pendants, beads, a perforator handle, a great selection of e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1099675 (stock #CLP.A)
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The photos in this group (CLP 4,5,10,15-18,21-24 and 32) illustrate twelve individually priced relics from the Claudia Proto Pre-Columbian collection of West Mexican art. An interesting assortment of ceramic and stone artifacts that will appeal to all levels of collecting interest. Note that each photo has our grade (1-10, with ten being the best) in brackets at the end of the first line of the item description. A purchase comes with a small display card; a sketch about the history of Ms. Proto'...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1099927 (stock #CLP.1)
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$1,500.00
This highly burnished red ware melon jar (CLP 1) is one of my favorite items from Claudia Proto's collection of West Mexican Pre-Columbian art. 8" wide and 6 1/4" tall, it simply bubbles with fun and style in spite of the its obviously damaged condition ( in our opinion, it still deserves a quality rank of '7', with 10 being the tops). Assigned to the Colima horizon dating c,100-300AD, it suffers a bruised nose and a rim that is missing a couple of chunks with some glue to hold another in place...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589286 (stock #AXH.CARD O)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 64.14, 183R3N12 & R5N5, 234R8N5 & N6, 1421R4N3, 1427R6N2, 1486R8N3, 1500R3N1, 2361, 2443 and 2707), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Ranging in age from Pre-Classic to Post-Classic Aztec, and dating c.500BC-1500AD, the various types shown in this group are: pendants, needles, bone awl, whorl, ear plug, nose pin, fetish, etc. Materials include bone, clay, copper and stone. Each arti...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1154771 (stock #CLP.33)
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$6,500.00
Sporting a nose ring, complex ear ornaments, armlets, and an open mouth that would seem to indicate a 'singing' drummer, this seated polychrome figure (CLP 33) is attributed to the Nayarit of West Mexico, Ixtlan del Rio style, dating c.100 B.C. to 300 A.D. Just TL-tested by the Ralf Kotalla Lab in Hamburg, Germany, it has been determined to be 1800 years old (+ or - 300) years. In overall good condition (I'd rank it at a grade 7 1/2 with 10 being the top) with a moderate amount of strong mangane...