One of the first auction houses which started selling online

Posted by Jenna Miller on June 14th, 2021

With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Denver, Cowan's auction hold more than 40 auctions each year, with annual sales exceeding $ 16 million. We reach buyers around the world and pride ourselves on our reputation for integrity, customer service, and excellent results. Cowan's Auctions, a full-service house, specializes in American history, Native American and ethnographic, decorative arts, firearms and military, and modern and contemporary art and design. In 2019, Cowan's and Leslie Hindman Auctioneers collaborated to enhance their presence in the nation by launching Hindman.

Prehistoric Pieces From the Art Gerber Collection

Before Arthur Joseph Gerber Jr. became involved in photography and art collection, he served as a medic in the US Air Force. Gerber wrote a memoir titled The Art Gerber Story during the last years of his life. The book describes his interest in ancient hunting artifacts, photography, and travel. The next sale, presented by Cowan auction house Cincinnati, features numerous artifacts from the Art Gerber collection. The event is the third and final auction featuring his collection.

The catalog features several key pieces from the Ohio Valley. One of the highlighted lots is "Snowy" and "Little Snowy", a pair of anthropomorphic Mississippian effigy figures made of aragonite. This particular type of aragonite is believed to be unique to Wyandotte Cave in Crawford County, Indiana.

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