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 : Pre 1920 item #1245250 (stock #MAB.A33)
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This medley of interesting items from the southwest U.S. dealer’s estate (MAB270, 285-287, 291, 307, 314 and MAB.318) includes a bronze face of the Greek god Pan, a Roman sling weight, three 300-year-old African copper combs, Chinese spade money…and more. Grades range from 3 to 9 on a 1-10 scale basis. Prices range from $15 to $795...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : American Indian : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #800998 (stock #JWL.ETHNO.A)
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This assortment of worn and never worn ethnographic jewelry (90.1018A & 101.1DHD; FP1361B; JI213, 228, 401, 403 & 408; KEB9 & 13; MAP109; and WJF1124) consists of rings, a bracelet, ear studs, earrings, a bead, and a cross. From African, Ethiopian, Native American, Islamic, Seljuk, and Mexican cultures, the materials used consist of gold, silver, lapis, amber, and faience. The various items date from c.1200AD until late 20th century; prices from $35-$195...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre 1492 item #603958 (stock #SCARAB.R)
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All of the items in this group of twelve individually priced ancient Egyptian artifacts (96.598HD, 96.601-603HD, 96.679HD, 96.692HD, 96.744HD, 96.844HD, 96.886HD, 96.887HD, 96.935HD, and 96.980HD) are from the Philip Mitry collection. Dating from the 12th to the 30th Dynasties, this selection includes scarabs, burron scarab, cowroid and a plaque. Most of the pieces have hieroglyphic symbols. Materials include faience and steatite. Conditions range from 7-10 and prices range from $400-$450...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1900 item #399397 (stock #89.652HD)
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$300.00
From the late 19th to early 20th century autograph collection of Henry Howland of Buffalo, NY, the 8 ¼” x 10 ¾” folded letter (89.652HD) on THE MICHIGAN LAND AND IRON COMPANY stationery reads…”Dear Sir, I am very much obliged to you for your kind attention to my request for information in regard to Ex. Gov. Hunt. Very Truly Yours, Horatio Seymour.” Dated September 30th, 1889 and addressed to “Hon. Henry A...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre 1492 item #420336 (stock #102.6HD)
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$250.00
This translucent green glass amulet (102.6HD) was found in Lebanon and dates into the Roman Period, c.100BC-100AD. 7/8” in length, the amulet is embossed in the center of its disk with what appears to be either the torso of a person or god (although it’s impossible to be sure). In overall very good condition, the glass is filled with bubbles, and a bit of mud still clings to its surface. The amulet or pendant comes with a small display card and a certificate guaranteeing authenticity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #154457 (stock #103.42HD)
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$7,500.00
Unmistakably of the Sinu style, this matched pair of heavy gold earrings (103.42HD) is from the Gulf of Uruba area of Colombia and dates c.400-1600AD. Just over 2 ¾” in width and made in Precolumbian times using the cire perdue technique (lost wax casting), the earrings are in overall very good condition (one of them has been slightly bent at a corner and a few of the gold rings are cracked, but without any significant weakening of the piece)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre 1492 item #504858 (stock #COINS.K)
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The twelve assorted Greek and Roman silver and bronze coins in this group (ROW 14, 20B2, 20H, 20i, 21, 22A-B, 24B-C, 25A-B, and 26) are all from the collection of the late Prof. Clyde Pharr, noted educator and author of publications on classical Greek and Roman writings. Pharr collected most of these coins in the early 20th century while visiting archaeological digs in the Mediterranean area...
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...
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 : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #75200 (stock #GL.582)
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$2,500.00
The zoomorphic handle (a dog head?) on this interesting prehistoric Indian pitcher (GL582) is original and intact. From the collection of the late Gene Lang of Denver, Colorado, he typed the piece as a Wingate Polychrome dating c.1125-1200AD from the Anasazi cultural group. Measuring 6 ½” in width, a rim ‘kill’ and some surface abrasion was restored by Lang...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #549113 (stock #102.53HD)
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$300.00
There is surprising detail on this 7/8” tall figural pendant (102.53HD) that was cast in copper and surfaced in Pre-Columbian days with a light silver coating. Attributed to the Chimu horizon of Peru, dating c.1000-1400AD, the amuletic character (a dancer or healer?), wearing a breechcloth, stands with legs slightly bent, and his remaining single arm flexed at the elbow with hand extended to the front (the left forearm is missing). A small ring at the top of his head appears to have been used ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #496976 (stock #BB.066)
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$2,000.00
This heavy, 9 ½” long black soapstone carving (BB66) depicts a powerful Eskimo hunter atop an ice flow below which lies two wounded seals. Reportedly from the Port Harrison area of Alaska, the highly polished piece is unsigned and in overall very good condition with a small chip on the rear corner of the carving just below the heel of the hunter’s right foot. Two ivory or bone implements (spear, knife, harpoon?) may not be in the location intended by the artist, and both of the pieces are d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #418829 (stock #WG.101)
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$750.00
Collector Walter Glowacki purchased this lot of 23 Columbian River points (WG101) at an Indian show in Denver in 1981. Measuring from ½” to a little over 1” in length, the stone types include black obsidian, mahogany obsidian, translucent chalcedony, jasper, agate, and opaque chalcedony of various other colors. Condition varies from overall good (minor nicks and dings on 9 points) to excellent (on the balance). The point types all fall in the Desert Tradition category, dating c.1600-400BP. ...
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. Ranging in age from the Pre-Classic Chupicuaro to the Post-Classic Chancay, and dating c.500BC-1400AD, the various types shown in this group are: ball of thread, adorno, needle, bone awl, whorl, weight, fetish, clay head, miniature...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1104041 (stock #111.6HD)
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$1,200.00
This second Pre-Columbian bead necklace (111.6HD) from the Orlandini Museum that once active in the city of Lima, Peru, comes with a copy of their certificate dated August 1955 stating that it was assembled from finds made in the Trujillo area on the North Coast of Peru. Acquired by Lorenzo Fritz from a private US collection decades ago, the beads in this necklace area almost certainly Moche in age dating c.100-800 AD. Though there's no way of telling whether the assembly produced by Orlandini e...
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). With ruler for scale, each individually priced adorno, or adornment, was initially molded to be added to pots, inc...
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Jewelry and Accessories : Strands : Pearls : Contemporary item #466335 (stock #JWL.PRL.NK)
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This group of twelve (CMK3, J246, JI248, JI549, JI592, JI595, JI607, JI610, WJF209, WJF248, WJF271 and WJF 388) pieces of contemporary jewelry illustrates stunning cultured pearl necklaces, a single bracelet and a single pendant enhanced with diamonds and sapphires. Each is photographed and priced individually with all pertinent information shown on each photo. Select or ask any question by referring first to the Trocadero Item Number on this page, and then to our Inventory Number shown on the g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #679569 (stock #PBF.209)
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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 ...