5/14/2018 - Pre-Columbian Art, Featuring the Collection of Ruth Begun: Live Online Auction

Past Auction

May 14, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cleveland


Included in this auction is a fine selection of pre-Columbian pottery, jade, and stone. The Collection of Ruth Begun is the culmination of a lifetime passion for pre-Columbian artwork, and features wonderful examples of Veracruz, Nayarit, and Jalisco pieces, including a redware Chinesco kneeling figure. Also featured are fine polychrome pottery vessels and carved stone and jade amulets.  

There is no in-person bidding for this auction. Live bidding will occur online or over the phone. You can register to phone bid on Cowan’s website or by calling 513-871-1670. Absentee bids will be accepted on Cowan’s website or Bidsquare.com

There is no preview for this auction. If you would like to look at an item in person at Cowan's Cleveland location, please contact the Cleveland office to set up an appointment by emailing lauren@cowans.com with the lot number of the piece(s) you would like to examine. Appointment times are limited and will be granted on a first come, first serve basis.

May 14, 2018 10:00 am ET

Lauren Casale

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