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.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 2000 item #802307 (stock #BB.LAST)
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The two assorted collectibles in this small grouping (BB44 and 60) are from the varied estate of the late Billy Branch. Included are a hand-carved figural pipe stand and a whimsical cloisonné duck. Each photo lists the inventory number in brackets followed by a brief description and price (offers are being invited by the family so if you spot something you’d like, get yours in early)...
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. 183R4N7, 1325, 1409R2N3, 1423R2N4, 1498R5N3, 1560, 2125E, 2328B, 2452, 2466 and 2698), all from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin except one from Peru...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1930 item #399489 (stock #89.648HD)
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$300.00
This letter (89.648HD), written on a folded 8 ½” x 11” sheet of THE MERIDEN BIRD CLUB stationery and signed by Ernest Harold Baynes, is dated “7th of Feb. 1923” and is addressed to Mr. Howland. It reads, “Dear Mr. Howland, I know that there is every intention on the part of the publishers of Nature Magazine to continue it indefinitely. I have contracted to do one article a month for a year at least, and I have already written three, which have been paid for...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #83191 (stock #H4985)
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$15,000.00
Immense might be a good word to describe this large Precolumbian bold eagle pendant (H4985). Attributed to the Veraguas horizon of Panama, c.500-1200AD, the bird represents the powerful harpy eagle, once a prevalent and revered bird in Central and South America. Weighing 154 grams (6 ounces!) and measuring 6 3/8” from wing tip to wing tip, the bird tests out at about 14K gold using a jeweler’s streak plate and calibrated acids...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1129406 (stock #MAB.A24)
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Mostly from Mexico with a couple of ceramics from Peru (MAB 222, 223, 225-231), this varied group contains: a miniature Mayan jadeite celt; two Chancay figural ceramics; a number of stone and ceramic beads, whorls and ear spools. All from the MAB collection, and all brought into the US in the mid-20th century, it offers an interesting assortment not only to the collector, but to the artist looking for unusual bead types...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581538 (stock #AXH.CARD B)
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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1980 item #544298 (stock #BWO.6)
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$600.00
Here’s a fascinating enigma! This carved, 4 ¾” tall, dark greenish black steatite elbow pipe (BWO6) came to its owner as possibly Aztec in origin. In overall very good condition, even with its head glued on (along a simple break) and a number of surface scratches and bruises from repeated handling, this piece has all of the attributes of being hand-made albeit with the possible help of historical period tools...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #589280 (stock #AXH.CARD M)
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This group of twelve photographs illustrates individually priced Pre-Columbian artifacts (AXH Nos. 183R6N1, 234R8N8, 1086, 1425R3N2, 1435R2N1, 1498R4N5, 1566, 2137, 2139, 2332, 2696 and LLL377R4N5), all but one from the estate of the late Dr. Allen Heflin. Ranging in age from Pre-Classic Olmec to Post-Classic Aztec, and dating c.1200BC-1500AD, the various types shown in this group include a figurine, shaman’s casting stone, adorno, needle, ear flare, pendant, flaking tool, nose pin, etc...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 2000 item #1237174 (stock #JEP.BTLS.B)
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Another 11 bottles from the Walt Lewin collection (JEP 302, 305, 306, 320, 321, 322, 323, 326, 328, 330 and 331) made up of medicines, sodas, a couple of nice whiskies and a great milk glass ‘bitters type (Hartwig Kantorowicz dug at the old Rawlins, Wyoming dump). Text below the bottle photos gives first our inventory number in brackets, any embossed names, bottle height and color of glass, any damage or stain with a grade based on damage, and finally the price...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1113595 (stock #MAB.A18)
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This page of twelve (MAB.164A & D; 165B, E, H, K & N; 166B, D, E & I; and 183) from the MAB collection offers ancient jewelry from the Persian Empire, France, Spain, Jerusalem and England, plus a rare Pre-Columbian tumbaga priest pendant (unfortunately a curio only and not wearable). Each photo in this group shows first our inventory number in brackets followed by a brief description, and then a grade estimate (1-10)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Latin American : Pre 1800 item #702292 (stock #COINS.V)
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This group of twelve (97.53BHD; 100.63B, C, D, Y, AC, AD, Ai, AJ, AV, and BG HD; and TF99.122) is made up of 11 one reales and one four reales Spanish Colonial silver cob coins minted in Lima (Peru), Potosi (Bolivia), and Mexico, and priced from $20-$125. Dating from 1694 to 1746, the reigns of Charles II, Louis I, and Philip V are represented. Two of the coins are rare due to having Costa Rica and Guatemala counterstamps. Ten of the one reales coins are from a coin-linked belt, drilled to allow...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Bottles : Pre 1900 item #424019 (stock #BTL.INK.B)
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This group of 12 glass and crock bottles (100.24HD, 156.86HJ, 239.86HJ, 241.86HJ, 242.86HJ, 1.05HJ, 2.05HJ, 3.05HJ, FP990, SHJ66, SHJ68) includes those that were dug at western ghost town and fort sites, as well as a few Civil War Period bottles from the east coast that came out of old collections. The individual photo for each of the bottles is marked first with its inventory number, then the type, location where found when known, size, condition, and price. Each bottle comes with a small displ...
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 : 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. The basket reed is in overall very good condition with a few areas of light wear, a minor number of non-weakenin...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #697441 (stock #COINS.R)
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The twelve old coins in this group (100.31A & BHD; 100.32HD; 100.188A, B, C, and EHD; FP1206P; FP1236M, N, Q and T) include silver hemidrachms, billon tetradrachms, and several bronze types, all from Afghanistan, India and surrounding areas. Included are those from the Gupta, Indo-Scythian, Kushan, and Scythian eras dating from c.35BC-1000AD. Ranging in condtion from fairly good to very good, they are inexpensively priced from $35-$75. Each photo is annotated first with that coin’s unique inve...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #581549 (stock #AXH.CARD F)
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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 : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #891665 (stock #ANC.BRCLTS )
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This group contains 12 individually priced ancient Roman-Period glass and bronze bracelets (96.104HD; 97.3, 6, 7, and 8HD; 113D, F, H, I and JHD; AXH230.73 and 233.50), all from the Near Eastern countries of Egypt, Iran, Syria and Turkey. Two are from the Dr. Allen Heflin collection, while the balance is from other antiquities dealers. In overall good condition, each comes with a descriptive card, a map of the country in which it was found, and our certificate guaranteeing authenticity. Select o...