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Ethnographic Art & Textiles

May 21 - 26, 2022

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Tuesday, May 24 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 25 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Featuring over 150 lots of Ethnographic arts, artifacts and textiles, this auction primarily features offerings from Africa, complemented by examples from Papua New Guinea, South America, the Middle East, Central Asia, Europe, and New Mexico. Textile highlights include a Navajo Eye Dazzler Rug, Ottoman metallic thread table cloth and a Greek Soumak embroidery. Art and artifacts include masks, figures, ivory and metal works, including a Dogon Kanaga Mask, Shona stone sculptures, an Iatmul Kundu Drum, an Australian aboriginal bark painting and more.

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Cabinet of Curiosities

May 21 - 26, 2022

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Tuesday, May 24 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 25 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

From a fossilized 11,000,000 year old skull of a sabre-toothed big cat to a Roman sarcophagus fragment, weaponry, scientific instruments, rare books and cultural artefacts, our always-diverting Cabinet of Curiosities auction features nearly 300 lots sure to pique your interest.

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Discovery Art

May 21 - 26, 2022

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Tuesday, May 24 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 25 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

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Landscapes of all seasons are complimented by a selection of abstract works and several bronzes in our ever-popular Discovery Art auction. Canadian and international artists include Jean-Paul Riopelle, David Blackwood, Arthur Lismer, William Kurelek, Floyd Kuptana, William Ronald, Carl Beam, Robert Pilot, Robert Genn, Francesco Iacurto, Harry Britton, Joseph A. Browne, Maurice C. Wilks, Charles J. Way, Leonard Brooks, Thomas M. Martin, Robert F. Gagen, Ron Baird, Terry Tomalty, Chan Tinyan, Denis Cliff, Tim Tait, Henry H. Vickers, László Neogrády, J.E.H. MacDonald, Thoreau MacDonald, John A. Hammond, John Gould, and Deborah Harris.

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Fine Spirits

May 23 - 31, 2022

Join us for our May Fine Spirits Auction featuring over 300 lots which include rare and collectible bourbons from Little Book Chapters, Michter’s, Pappy van Winkle, Wild Turkey, Blanton’s, Eagle Rare and more. Unique Japanese whiskies and Single Malt whisky expressions are offered, and there is a very special lot honouring The Game of Thrones with eight single malt whiskies, from renowned distilleries, representing the Houses of Westeros in Game of Thrones and the Night’s Watch.

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Fine Wine

May 23 - 31, 2022

Our May Fine Wine Auction showcases the best of Old and New World wines in our largest auction to date with nearly 700 lots.

Highlights include many lots featuring the iconic 1982 Bordeaux vintage, along with a wide assortment of blue-chip Bordeaux cuvées in their original wood. We are also excited to bring attention to twelve bottles of 1998 Château Lafite Rothschild, a great selection of white and red Burgundies, an abundance of Super Tuscans, a great selection of Porto, and iconic Californians. With such a wide selection of thoughtfully curated wines there is truly something for every Oenophile.

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Asian Art

June 04 - 09, 2022

Our major Asian art auction centres around an imperial 18th/19th century gilt-copper and cloisonné caparisoned elephant, ‘taiping youxiang’ 太平有象. Other Chinese art highlights include Ming and Qing white jade objects, Han and Tang bronzes, Qing and Republican period porcelain, late Qing and modern Chinese paintings, imperial Chinese embroideries, and two Buddhist stone steles certified by Martin Fung. Japanese works of art include a beautiful gilt painted floor screen attributed to Kano Shoei (1519-1592) and a sculpture of Jizo Bosatsu from the Kamakura to Momoyama period (14th-16th century). Also included are selections of Himalayan and Indian bronzes, Southeast Asian sculptures, and Persian Safavid ceramics.

我们很高兴为您呈现本年度第一场沃丁顿重要亚洲艺术品拍卖。中国艺术品板块由一只清中期官造18世纪/19世纪鎏金铜胎掐丝珐琅’太平有象’摆件所领衔, 包含一批工艺精美、传承有序、材料优良的明清白玉与翡翠器皿,汉唐金铜造像,清至民国时期精品瓷器,晚清/近现代中国书画,中国皇家织绣品和佛教石刻。日本艺术类包含一扇由Kano Shoei(1519-1592年)制作的描金六开落地屏风和一尊镰仓/桃山时代(14至16世纪)的地藏菩萨立像,年代久远、品相完好。其他精选拍品包含喜马拉雅艺术,东南亚雕塑造像,以及本地拍场较罕见的波斯萨法维陶瓷。敬请期待!

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Inuit Art Select

June 04 - 09, 2022

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Sunday, June 05 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, June 06 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Complimenting offerings in The Canada Auction, our Inuit Art Select auction features a range of contemporary and 20th century sculpture and graphics. Prints in the auction highlight the contributions of female artists in Kinngait (Cape Dorset) and celebrate the legacy of Alma Houston, who championed artists including, Kenojuak Ashevak, Lucy Qinnuayuak, Pitseolak Ashoona, Pitaloosie Saila, Mary Pudlat, Sharni Pootoogook, and Ulayu Pingwartok. Sculptures selected for the auction include works by artists John Pangnark, Barnabus Arnasungaaq, Ennutsiak, John Tiktak, David Ruben Piqtoukun, Charlie Ugyuk, and Henry Evaluardjuk, among others.

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The Canada Auction

June 04 - 09, 2022

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Thursday, June 02 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday, June 03 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 04 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, June 05 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, June 06 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Our major auction of the season, the Canada Auction brings together the best of Canada, historical and contemporary fine art, First Nations and Inuit art, cultural, and historical items. The focus is on meaningful contributions to our collective identity and crucial individual voices.

Drawing on the diverse expertise of our specialists, we present an outstanding selection of works by A.Y. Jackson, Franklin Carmichael, J.E.H. MacDonald, P.C. Sheppard, Jack Bush, Joe Fafard, Henri Beau, John Meredith and Rita Letendre; an exemplary private collection representing all seven members of the Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. (PNIAI) including works by Daphne Odjig, Norval Morrisseau and Alex Janvier; and important works by Inuit artists Manasie Akpiliakpik, Jessie Oonark, JoeTalirunili, John Tiktak, Andy Miki, John Pangnark, Ennutisak, and Karoo Ashevak.

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International Art

June 11 - 16, 2022

Our major spring auction brings together an exceptional selection of paintings, drawings, mixed-media works and sculptures spanning the 19th-21st centuries. Renowned maritime painters Montague Dawson and Hermanus Koekkoek the Elder are featured alongside other notable artists of their time such as Gustave Courbet, Alfred Fontville de Breanski, Edward Seago, Charles II Van den Eychen and Félix Ziem. Collectors of early to mid-20th century art will enjoy works by Marie Laurencin, Henri Matisse, Marino Marini, Maria-Mela Muter, Federico Castellón, Romare Bearden and Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev. Sculptors Auguste Rodin, Francisco Zúñiga and Antoniucci Volti are represented and works by Lui Liu, Miao Xiaochun and Mark Evans highlight our contemporary offerings.

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Silver & Costume Jewellery and Luxury Accessories

June 11 - 16, 2022

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Discovery Art

June 17 - 23, 2022

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Sunday, June 19 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, June 20 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

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Discovery West

June 25 - 30, 2022

All artworks are located in Vancouver and shipping from Vancouver is the responsibility of the successful bidders.

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