American Indian and Southwestern Jewelry: TIMED Bidsquare Auction - ends 11/21

Past Auction

November 10, 2016 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends November 20, 2016


Cowan's American Indian and Southwestern Jewelry: Timed Bidsquare Auction, from November 10th through November 21th, is comprised of a wide range Native American and Southwestern Jewelry from  the Estate of Lorraine Abell (New Jersey, 1929-2015) including bolos, turquoise bracelets, pendants, Navajo silver, Mexican silver, Zuni carved fetishes, and more. 

All bidding for this auction will be on  

Bidding Opens: November 10, 2016 at noon
Bidding Closes: November 21, 2016 beginning at noon. 


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.

5-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 5 minute period.

Email Notification
You will receive an email notification from
-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, 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.