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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589302 (stock #AXH.CARD Y)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 1403R1N2, R1409R1N1, 1410R5N3 & R8N2, 1417R2N1N, 1422R4N3, 1496R9N2, 1522, 2343, 2647F & U, and 2738), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin, and all Post-Classic Aztec in origin dating from c.1300AD-1500AD. The various types shown in this group are: figural heads, needle, pendant, adorno, whorl, ear spool, duck head, dog head, food, flaking tool, etc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83195 (stock #H4015)
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$7,500
Weighing a hefty 58 grams and lost wax cast from 14K gold, this beautifully preserved pectoral pendant (H4015) depicts the image of the harpy eagle, the most powerful of its type in the world, but now a practically extinct bird. This beautiful and wearable pendant, measuring 3 ¾” from wing tip to wing tip, is attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, c.500-1200AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1154771 (stock #CLP.33)
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$6,500
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #768293 (stock #PBF.201)
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$780
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 : Pre 1492 item #589290 (stock #AXH.CARD R)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 234R6N1, 1411R7N1, 1422R3N2, 1423R4N3, 1434R2N1, 1447R4N2, 1488R4N4, 1490R3N1, 1539, 2111, 2647Q and 2701), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Ranging in age from the Classic Teotihuacan to the Colonial Period Aztec, and dating c.300AD-1600AD, the various types shown in this group are: needle, disoidal, effigy mano, adorno, ear spool, fetish, bird’s head, etc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83319 (stock #100.81HD)
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$25,000
Weighing a massive 73.4 grams, this 1 11/16” tall Precolumbian 22K gold bell (100.81HD) is attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, c.500-1200AD. Still retaining its original loose clapper, the toucan-topped bell renders a pleasing though non-resonating tinkling sound. The twin birds represent a theme of dualism frequently noted in Precolumbian art...
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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #141431 (stock #AXH.1451R2)
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$750
The late Dr. Allen Heflin assembled a large and exceptional collection of Precolumbian molds while working in Mexico from 1946-1962. He attributed this one (AXH1451R2N3) to the Aztecs from the Valley of Mexico (so-noted in black ink on the outside surface of the mold). Made from fired clay, the mold was used to make a number of solid clay female figural casts that perhaps served as either religious or fertility icons...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #464189 (stock #PC.GOLD.B)
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This group of individually priced Pre-Columbian gold tube beads (Note: only 2 left now: 94.113V and 94.113W) is attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama dating c.500-1200AD. In very good to perfect condition, the lengths of the approximately 16K beads range from 30mm to 48mm. This is a great opportunity to add an inexpensive example of the ancient goldsmith’s art to a Pre-Columbian collection, a collection of ancient beads, or a collection of ancient jewelry...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #891643 (stock #AXH.CARDAB)
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Twelve more of those mystical adornos (AXH 1427R5N2, 1529, 1533, 1541, 1571, 1584, 1585, 1587, 1595, 1597, 1609 AND 1615) collected by the late Dr. Allen Heflin in the mid-20th century and every one site specific (Heflin’s faithful dedication to noting where almost every piece in his huge collection was found is indeed extraordinary, and gives each piece so marked special value)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83370 (stock #TF97.148)
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$5,800
This 2 5/8” tall, simply decorated, spread eagle pendant (TF97.148) is from the Veraguas horizon of Panama dating c.500-1200AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #418996 (stock #LLL.0470)
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$22,000
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; $14K on 6/1; $12K on 7/1; $10K on 8/1; $8K on 9/1; $6K on 10/1; $4K on 11/1; and $2K on 12/1). 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 o...
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581536 (stock #AXH.CARD K)
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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, and many were simply the fragments and parts from ritually broken offerings to ancient gods, or pieces ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #769697 (stock #ANTIQ.B)
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Each of the twelve artifacts from Old World cultures in this group (100.57BSHD; 95.35 & 51HD; 96.68 & 998Ihd; 97.291HD; AXH230, 1901, 1907 & 1919; EB.1008; and ROW2) is individually priced as shown on its descriptive photo. The types include Egyptian scarabs, Roman bronze and bone pins, Luristan bronze carnelian and agate intaglio seals, stone, ancient dice, and ceramic. Afghanistan, Iran, Syria, Italy, Ostia were most of the countries and sites represented in the group, and Sassanians, Mesopota...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #724413 (stock #LFG.PCMTL)
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The twelve Pre-Columbian silver, copper and bronze items in this lot (LFG 433. 434. 445-448, 453, 456, 462, 471, 472 and 474) are all from Bolivia or Peru, with the majority attributed to Tiwanaku near Lake Titicaca. Tupos or shawl pins, tumis, pendants and pins are shown in this selection, all from a single collection. An interesting and representative group, each individually priced, a number of these could well serve as ‘type’ examples. Each photo shows first our inventory number in brack...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83193 (stock #H4154)
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$29,500
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. You’ll seldom fi...