American Indian & Ethnographic

The American Indian and Ethnographic artifacts are a path to understanding the daily lives and beliefs of people from around the world. The antique American Indian and Ethnographic auction on Bidsquare features a wide range of artifacts and works of art from Africa and Oceania, material culture from the American Plains, Woodlands and Southwest, Northwest Coast, and related paintings, photography, and other artwork. The collection of artifacts is a testimony to the aesthetic, technical and practical skills of indigenous people and is of great national and international significance. 

Interest in vintage American Indian and Ethnographic artifacts began in the 19th century when anthropologists started acquiring and studying the quality, diversity, and beauty of these objects. Nowadays, these objects are valued for their craftsmanship and decorative quality while being of historical and social significance and are of great interest to major dealers and avid collectors. 

Antique American Indian & Ethnographic Auction

The auctions on Bidsquare feature some of the finest and unique artifacts of Native America as well as other objects drawn from major tribal cultures from around the world and includes African and Oceanic Art, Plains Indian Art, Other Native American Artifacts, Photography, Domestic Arts.Widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the business, Bidsquare’s American Indian and Ethnographic auction draw international interest from collectors and bidders with items achieving record prices regularly. 

Quick Facts on American Indian & Ethnographic Artifacts

  • Native American stone artifacts are axes and hammerstones, arrowheads and spear points, fishing net weights, and canoe anchors.

  • Native American bone and shell tools include fishing hooks, awls and needles, projectile points, dippers and spoons, scrapers, harpoons, and combs.

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  • Vintage Native American Red and Orange Wool Mat
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    $800 - $1,200

    Vintage Native American Red and Orange Wool Mat

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    $800 - $1,200
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    $400
  • Pre-Columbian Stone Metate and Mano
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    $600 - $900

    Pre-Columbian Stone Metate and Mano

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    $600 - $900
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    $300
  • Six Pre-Columbian Pottery Vases and Pitchers
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    $400 - $600

    Six Pre-Columbian Pottery Vases and Pitchers

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Three Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowls
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    $400 - $600

    Three Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowls

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Zapotec Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure
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    $400 - $600

    Zapotec Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Small Figurals
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    $300 - $500

    Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Small Figurals

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Small Figurals
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    $300 - $500

    Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Small Figurals

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Two Ethnographic Stone Sculptures
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    $300 - $500

    Two Ethnographic Stone Sculptures

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Oil Lamps
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    $200 - $400

    Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Oil Lamps

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    $200 - $400
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    $100
  • Six Pre-Columbian Pottery Diminutive Vessels
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    $400 - $600

    Six Pre-Columbian Pottery Diminutive Vessels

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels
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    $400 - $600

    Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Five Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Small Bowls
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    $400 - $600

    Five Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Small Bowls

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Six Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowls & Plates
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    $400 - $600

    Six Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowls & Plates

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Pre-Columbian Stone Metate and Mano
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    $600 - $900

    Pre-Columbian Stone Metate and Mano

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    $600 - $900
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    $300
  • Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Water Jugs
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    $500 - $700

    Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Water Jugs

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    $500 - $700
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    $250
  • Three Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowls
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    $400 - $600

    Three Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowls

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Eight Pre-Columbian Pottery Bowls and Plates
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    $400 - $600

    Eight Pre-Columbian Pottery Bowls and Plates

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Hanging Figures
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    $300 - $500

    Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Hanging Figures

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel
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    $200 - $400

    Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel

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    $200 - $400
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    $100
  • Two Pre-Columbian Stone Metates and a Mano
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    $600 - $900

    Two Pre-Columbian Stone Metates and a Mano

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    $600 - $900
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    $300
  • Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels
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    $400 - $600

    Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure of an Animal
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    $300 - $500

    Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure of an Animal

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Two Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Objects
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    $300 - $500

    Two Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Objects

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Double Handled Urns
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    $300 - $500

    Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Double Handled Urns

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Pre-Columbian Jalisco Painted Pottery Figure
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    $400 - $600

    Pre-Columbian Jalisco Painted Pottery Figure

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Pre-Columbian Jalisco Painted Pottery Figural Urn
    Estimate
    $400 - $600

    Pre-Columbian Jalisco Painted Pottery Figural Urn

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    $400 - $600
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    $200
  • Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figure of Bird
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    $300 - $500

    Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figure of Bird

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    $300 - $500
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    $150
  • Two Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Footed Bowls
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    $300 - $500

    Two Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Footed Bowls

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    $300 - $500
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    $150