Online Auction

Ethnographic Art & Artifacts

Auction begins to close:
June 20, 2024 at 2:00 pm ET

With over 100 lots of predominantly African art and artifacts, the auction also contains pieces from Papua New Guinea, Southeast Asia, Australia, South America and the United States. Masks, figures, weapons, utilitarian items, textiles from wood, ivory, stone, pottery and metals are all represented. Highlights include a fine Dan mask, groups of Yorbua Ijebi twin figures, a Fang reliquary figure, Benin textiles, Ogoni masks, a Dogon bentwood figure, and more.

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Auction Details

On View at Waddington's Toronto

Monday, June 17 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday, June 18 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


Andrew Brandt

Specialist, Rugs & Carpets

416-847-6168 /


  • Each lot is subject to a buyer’s premium of 25% on the hammer price up to and including $25,000 CAD as part of the purchase price. Hammer prices in excess of $25,000 will be charged a buyer’s premium of 22%.
  • Unless exempted by law, the buyer is required to pay Ontario Retail Sales Tax and Federal Goods and Services Tax on the total purchase price including the buyer`s premium.
  • Taxes are exempt for any items directly shipped from our premises out of Canada.
  • The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot from sale at any time, to divide any lot or to combine any two or more lots at his sole discretion, all without notice.
  • All prices in Canadian funds
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Restrictions exist regarding the import and export of species protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species).This includes but is not limited to items made of or containing bone (whalebone etc.), ivory, tortoise shell, seal skin, rhinoceros horn and any other animal part and is strictly controlled or forbidden by most countries. Please review your country’s laws before bidding on pieces made of or containing these restricted items. It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to inquire about and obtain the proper permits for artwork purchased that may contain restricted materials, if such permit can be obtained. Please contact the department for further assistance. For more information please visit WWW.CITES.ORG

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