Our COVID-19 Update
UPDATED FEBRUARY 19, 2021
Waddington’s is committed to keeping our community safe.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions for the city of Toronto, Waddington’s Toronto gallery is not accessible to the public.
We are pleased to provide safe options for picking up your purchased items, as well as dropping off consignments, Mondays through Fridays. Please note that all appointments require two business days’ notice. To find out more or to book an appointment, please contact us.
In-person previews are unavailable at this time. Please contact a specialist for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.read our covid-19 policies
Rugs & Carpets
With a range of 20th century examples from Iran, Turkey, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Morocco, highlights include a very fine silk Hereke rug, a Shirvan rug, a Gendje runner, a fine part-silk Tabriz circular rug, a Sarouk carpet, a Bidjar carpet, and a Hamadan carpet.
In-person previews are unavailable at this time. Please contact us for more information, additional photographs, condition reports, etc.BID NOW
Border Crossings Auction Perfect Vision 20/20: Looking forward 2021
The Border Crossings Auction in Partnership with Waddington’s.
Over 70 artists are represented in this auction in support of Border Crossings Magazine. Included are Wanda Koop, Eleanor Bond, Sarah Anne Johnson, Andrew Valko, Paul Butler, Simon Hughes, Guy Maddin, William Eakin, Michael Dumontier & Neil Farber, Aganetha Dyck, Paul Robles and Micah Lexier.
Night Vision, 2019
Paper maquette, prism, 14 x 20”
February 27 - March 4
Standouts from this auction include a beautiful Longquan celadon bowl of the Southern Song style and a selection of Chinese jade carvings. In addition to Chinese antiques, look for a large quantity of Japanese ceramics, metal wares, netsuke, and other collectibles. This auction also includes the final installment of snuff bottles from the Estate of Lois Orkin, Toronto, and Hoi An Hoard ceramics from the Estate of Johannes Van Wees, Victoria. With offerings from Korea to Southeast Asia, all the way to Tibet and the Middle East, we are thrilled to offer a variety of objects that will speak to each and every collector.In-person previews are unavailable at this time.
Please contact us for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.BROWSE GALLERY
FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 4
This concise auction features a carefully curated selection of engravings from Kinngait (Cape Dorset). With examples from the very first experimental run of engravings in 1963 through to the 1980s, look for works by critically acclaimed artists Kenojuak Ashevak, Johnniebo Ashevak, Kananginak Poootooogook, Pitseolak Ashoona, Pauta Saila, Peter Pitseolak, and Kiawak Ashoona.
In-person previews are unavailable at this time. Please contact us for more information, additional photographs, condition reports, etc.BROWSE GALLERY
FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 4
This instalment of Discovery Art features work by Québécois painters including Bruno Côté, Claude Langevin, and Mario Mauro as well as work by Indigenous artists including Norval Morrisseau, Christian Morrisseau, Carl Beam, and Floyd Kuptana as well as a large Joseph Jacobs steatite carving. Other genres to look for include Folk Art and the Canadian landscape, with several summer and winter examples by artists including James Henderson, Tom Roberts, Harry Britton, Serge Deherian, Andrew Plum, Alex Korenfeld, Ken Kirkby, George McLean, Adam Sheriff Scott, Bernice F. Martin, and Daniel Izzard.
In-person previews are unavailable at this time. Please contact us for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.BROWSE GALLERY
MARCH 1 - 9
Our first Fine Wine auction of 2021 is composed of nearly 400 lots with an emphasis on classified Bordeaux, in-demand Italians and cult Californian wines. It is a balanced auction with a strong combination of Old and New World offerings to cellar for investment or drink now for enjoyment. Click here to browse the digital catalogue.
Contact [email protected] for more information.BROWSE GALLERY
Upcoming Auctions & Events
Border Crossings Auction – Perfect Vision 20/20: Looking Forward 2021
February 20 - 28, 2021
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