6/8/2017 - American Indian - Timed Bidsquare Auction - ends 6/19

Past Auction

June 08, 2017 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends June 19, 2017


Bidding Opens: June 8, 2017 at noon
Bidding Closes: June 19, 2017 at noon*

The sale features Southwest pottery from many pueblos and groups - Acoma, Laguna, Santa Clara, Jemez, Taos, Zuni, Zia, Picuris, Hopi, Kewa, San Ildefonso. Navajo and other weavings, Northwest Coast and Alaskan baskets, plus baskets from California, the Great Basin and the southwest (Tohono O’odham). Beadwork from the northern plains, including Anishinaabe bandolier bags. Western themed items including a Texas centennial hat, horn hat rack and cactus floor lamp. Pre-Columbian items from a New York State private historical society, including South American textiles and North American Stone tools. African spears, masks, musical instruments and more from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. And much more.

Items can be viewed by appointment at our Cincinnati Salesroom. Contact Danica Farnand for additional information or to request a condition report. 


Buyer's Premium for this auction is 23% for bids placed on www.bidsquare.com


Timed Auction
Special Collections items are available for absentee bidding only. You can browse the catalog and place bids at any time.

This platform operates using the “proxibid” method – you may place a high bid and the system will bid on your behalf up to that limit.

*1-Minute Closing Rule
Starting at 12:00 PM (Noon) on the Final Date, all lots will close starting with lot #1. There will be a 1 minute period between each item until all items close.

Extended Bidding
Any bids placed within 5 minutes of the closing time will extend bidding by another 15 minutes. This rule will apply continuously until no bids are placed within the 15 minute period.

Email Notification
You will receive an email notification:
-each time you place a bid
-when you are outbid on any lot
-at the close of the auction if you are the high bidder.

End of the Auction
You will receive an invoice from Cowan’s home office, detailing the hammer price, a buyer’s premium charge, sales tax (for Ohio residents) and a shipping quote. To schedule a payment, contact us at payment@cowans.com, or call our office at 513-871-1670.

There will be a Buyer’s Premium charge of 23% added to the final price of each item sold in this auction.

Exhibition Times

Contact Info

Danica Farnand