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A Special Message


UPDATED May 29, 12:00 PM

As we all do our best to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic, we sincerely hope that you, your family and those close to you remain safe and healthy. 

In accordance with Canadian, Ontario and local authorities, and in the best interest of the entire community, please be advised that our offices are currently not open to visitors. We are working remotely and are fully able to assist you in any way.

As of May 19, we are pleased to provide curbside pick up of purchased items from our Toronto location. Contact us to make arrangements.

We’re also pleased to announce our June Auction Schedule.

Find out more about how we are operating under the Covid-19 business restrictions in Our Update.

 

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We can help with appraisals for insurance, estate planning, or consignment opportunities

We’ve been providing professional appraisal services for generations. Our specialists are internationally recognized as experts in their fields.

Contact us to find out more about the true value of your fine art, decorative arts, jewellery and fine wine & spirits.

We’re working from our remote offices, but we’re fully equipped to help you with all your appraisal and consignment needs.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Fine Wine


May 25 - June 2

This auction showcases First Growth Bordeaux, Rare Burgundies, Cult Californian, Esoteric Australian and a great Italian selection.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Fine Spirits


May 25 - June 2

Our Fine Spirits Auction offers a remarkable selection of Old Rip Van Winkle and other exceptional Bourbons, Rare Single Malts and Japanese Whisky.

Click here to see our selection of Pappy Van Winkle and find out more about the World’s most coveted Kentucky bourbon in our blog.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Jewellery


JUNE 6 - 11

The auction contains approx. 200 lots of primarily gold jewellery including rings, bracelets, bangles, chains, pendants, earrings, brooches and necklaces, including examples set with diamonds, jade and gemstones.

The jewellery is a selection of contemporary pieces, mixed with jewellery from the 19th and 20th centuries. While a few diamond-set lady’s wristwatches are included; pocket watches and men’s wristwatches will be in a later auction.

In the coming months we look forward to presenting online auctions of fine jewellery, unmounted gemstones, wrist & pocket watches, numismatics, and silver & costume jewellery.

Unfortunately, public previews are not available at this time. Please contact us for additional information, photographs, condition reports.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Inuit Art


JUNE 13 - 18

This online auction presents a selection of art from some of the most sought-after Inuit artists. Joe Talirnili’s classic Owl sculpture, a beautiful Polar Bear and Dog by Henry Evaluardjuk and two very different Spirit figures by George Arluk to name a few, and an excellent selection of early works from Port Harrison / Inukjuak.

The print selection in this auction is rich with Cape Dorset works, Kananginak Pootoogook, Pauta Saila, Pudlo Pudlat, Shuvinai Ashoona and Kenojuak Ashevak, and a whimsical drawing by Ningeokulu Teeve.

Please note we are unable to hold a public preview, but are pleased to provide additional photographs, conditions reports, etc. Please contact Rochelle Konn for more information.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Art Select


JUNE 13 - 18

A carefully selected offering of Canada’s most beloved artists. The June Canadian Select auction includes works from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Cornelius Krieghoff’s “Winter Trapper”, A.Y. Jackson’s “Summer, Georgian Bay”, a fine 1957 collage by Jack Bush and “Sally’s Fright” – an impressive quadriptych in acrylic by William Ronald, illustrate some of the wide range of artworks available.

Unfortunately, public previews are not available at this time. Please contact us for additional information, photographs, condition reports.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Old Masters


JUNE 20 - 25

From adoring saints to stately portraits, this auction highlights works from European schools and their followers from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Featuring Italian devotionals, Northern European genre scenes, British landscapes, and a collection of studio drawings, this sale offers 400 years of Western art history for established and new collectors alike.

Please note we are unable to hold a public preview for this auction, but are pleased to provide additional photographs, conditions reports, etc. Please contact Susan Robertson for more information.

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Notable Sales

RENÉ MARCIL

RENÉ MARCIL

UNTITLED (PORTRAIT), 1983


February 27, 2020

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $3,912

JOHN KASYN

JOHN KASYN

ON MCCAUL STREET NEAR QUEEN, 1980


November 18, 2019

Estimate $7,000-$9,000

Realised: $9,600

ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON

ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON

GEORGIAN BAY


November 23, 2015

Estimate $25,000-$35,000

Realised: $35,400

CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF

CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF

HUNTER ON SNOWSHOES


November 18, 2019

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $26,400

WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS

WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS

JACK PINE


May 27, 2019

Estimate $3,000-$3,500

Realised: $14,400

Odoardo Fantacchiotti (Italian, 1811-1877)

Odoardo Fantacchiotti (Italian, 1811-1877)

BUST OF PANDORA


March 26, 2020

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $31,200

ALLEN SAPP

ALLEN SAPP

AFTER CHRISTMAS ON POUNDMAKER RESERVE


March 12, 2020

Estimate $2,000-$2,500

Realised: $4,500

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Upcoming Auctions & Events

Online Auction

Fine Wine

May 25 - June 02, 2020

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Fine Spirits

May 25 - June 02, 2020

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C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction

June 03 - 16, 2020

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Online Auction

Jewellery

June 06 - 11, 2020

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