This winter, Cowan's is offering two Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana live auctions auctions: The Live Discovery Auction on Friday, February 22 offers over 300 items that span many decorative arts categories, including furniture, fine art, textiles, porcelain, glass, rugs, and many more. The sale includes consignments from many of the same collections and consignors that are featured in the February 23 Premier Auction. In-person bidding is available for this auction.

On Saturday, February 23, the Premier Auction features nearly 400 lots of fine art, furniture, silver, rugs, glass, Folk Art, and advertising. The sale includes many notable items including a a large sand bottle by Andrew Clemens, a rare Shenandoah Valley Blanket Chest decorated by Johanes Spitler, English and American paintings of spaniels from a private collection, fine and rare examples of match safes from the noted Match Safe Collection of David and Holiday Winfield, a selection of art pottery, a variety of Tiffany Studios items, period weathervanes; and much more.


Live Discovery Auction
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:00 am

Premier Auction
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00 am

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 8:00 to 10:00 am 
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00 to 10:00 am

All times ET

Buyer's Premium
20% for bids placed in person, by phone or absentee on cowans.com
23% for bids placed on bidsquare.com and other 3rd-party online bidding platforms. 


Cowan's uses The Art Loss Registry to vet items in our Fine & Decorative Art, Modern Art, and Modern Ceramics auctions. Offering due diligence services to auction houses to help identify items consigned to them that have been reported stolen or subject to claim. 

Exhibition Times

Thu, Feb 21, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST
Sat, Feb 23, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST

Contact Info

Leah Vogelpohl