Our COVID-19 Update
UPDATED April 19, 2021
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April 23, 2021
We’re excited to launch a streamlined bidding experience, complete with helpful, new account features. Browse the galleries and sign into your account to bid, all from our main website.
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May 8 - 13
Our Major Spring 2021 auction features classic sculpture from the 1950s, experimental early 1960s prints from Kinngait, and contemporary works.
Highlights include a double-sided Judas Ullulaq sculpture, works on cloth by Marion Tuu’luq and Irene Avaalaaqiaq, and a collection of graphics by Jessie Oonark. Other notable artists include Kenojuak Ashevak, Joe Talirunili, Johnny Inukpuk, John Tiktak, and Karoo Ashevak.
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Decorative Arts & Design
MAY 8 - 13
From local estates and private collections, a good selection of Georgian, Victorian and later English, Continental European, Colonial, Asian, American and Canadian silver, numbering more than 100 lots; Lalique and other art glass; English, Canadian and Continental pottery and porcelain, including Pablo Picasso ceramics; a collection of miniature painted portraits and silhouettes; bronze and marble sculptures; Pueblo pottery; clocks, treen, prints and posters, works of art, mirrors, lighting and decorations.
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Studio Ceramics: The Paul Duval Collection – Part III
MAY 8 - 13
The third and final auction from the collection of influential art critic, editor, artist, and author Paul Duval featuring work by ceramicists both Canadian and international. Among the standouts in this sale are three beautiful iridescent pieces by renowned artist, potter, and writer Beatrice Wood alongside pieces by David Gilhooly, John Ward, Robert Archambeau, Shōji Hamada, Tessa Kidick, Kayo O’Young and others. We invite collectors to appreciate Duval’s broad approach to collecting and his unique taste.
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MAY 8 - 13
Centred on accessible work by well-known Canadian artists, this auction is focused around the diversity of this country’s landscape. Look for work by Alexander Colville, William Kurelek, Carl Beam, John Kasyn, William Ronald, Floyd Kuptana, Claude Langevin, Frederick Arthur Verner and more.
In-person previews are unavailable at this time. Please contact us for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.BROWSE OR BID
Essential Travel: An Artful Journey Presented by ParkerArtSalon
MAY 6 — 16
ParkerArtSalon is Vancouver’s much anticipated annual fine art event featuring over 60 artists from the Parker Street Studios, a cultural landmark and mammoth warehouse boasting four floors of artists diverse in both style and discipline. In such an environment the buzz of creativity is ongoing night and day, and it is here where a unique community of les beaux arts thrives.
Waddington’s is proud to sponsor this auction.
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MAY 15 - 20
Led by an important oil painting by modern Vietnamese artist Le Pho (1907-2001), this auction features a superb collection of early Chinese ceramics from the estate of H.H. Pao, owner of Pao & Moltke Ltd., Toronto. Other highlights include the Larry Caplan collection of Japanese netsuke, jade carvings from the Estate of Lois Orkin, and the final installment of blue and white export and Nanking Cargo porcelain from the Estate of Johannes Van Wees.
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