Waddington’s Canada 150 Auction



The Canada 150 auction is a special Waddington's event celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary featuring art and objects of historical and cultural significance. Some may be whimsical, others more important, all drawn together to celebrate and tell the stories of 150 years of Canadian art and culture.

Waddington's is proud to be Canada's oldest auction house, founded pre-Confederation. Our deep well of expertise crosses multiple collecting categories, showcasing our rich passion and capacity for scholarship and linking our heritage to Canada's. This specialized auction will share in the excitement of Canada’s sesquicentennial.

We are pleased to accept consignments for this auction, please contact Sean Quinn for further information: sq@waddingtons.ca

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CITY OF TORONTO QUEEN VICTORIA DIAMOND JUBILEE ENAMELLED GOLD MEDAL, 1897

Estimate: $2,000—3,000

PROVINCE OF CANADA LAND GRANT TO SIR SANFORD FLEMING, 1856

Estimate: $300—400



LARGE SILVER CANADIAN INDIAN PEACE MEDAL, 1860

Estimate: $2,000—3,000





AFTER JOHN S.C. SCHAAK (ACTIVE WESTMINSTER 1761-1769), BRITISH MAJOR GENERAL JAMES WOLFE, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTY’S FORCES ON THE EXPEDITION AGAINST QUEBEC, 1759

Estimate: $3,000—5,000

JOHN MARSHALL & CO. ‘CANADIAN SPORTS’ LARGE BASIN, 1880S

Estimate: $150—250
Posted: 1/27/2017 9:00:00 AM
By: Tess McLean
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UPCOMING AUCTIONS & EVENTS



Ethnographic Arts and Artifacts Online Auction
including the collection of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum
April 22 - 27, 2017


On View:
Sunday, April 23, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, April 24, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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"Off the Wall" Art Online Auction
April 22 - 27, 2017


On View:
Sunday, April 23, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, April 24, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Fine Spirits Online Auction
May 8 - 16, 2017


This auction will start closing at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


Fine Wine Online Auction
May 8 - 16, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


"Off the Wall" Art Online Auction
May 13 - 18, 2017


On View:
Sunday, May 14, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, May 15, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Decorative Arts Online Auction
May 13 - 18, 2017


On View:
Sunday, May 14, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, May 15, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Jewellery & Watch Auction
including Numismatics
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:00 pm


On View:
Sunday, May 14, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, May 15, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Inuit Art Online Auction
May 27 - June 1, 2017


On View:
Saturday, May 27, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 28, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm


Canadian Fine Art Auction
Monday, May 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm


On View:
May 23 - May 26, 2017
from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 27, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 28, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, May 29, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


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Inuit Art Auction
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm


On View:
May 23 - 26, 2017
from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 27, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 28, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, May 29, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


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Asian Art Online Auction
June 10 - 15, 2017


On View:
Friday, June 9, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 12, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Decorative Arts Online Auction
June 10 - 15, 2017


On View:
Friday, June 9, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 12, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Asian Art Auction
Monday, June 12, 2017 at 6:00 pm


On View:
Friday, June 9, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 12, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


International Art Auction
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm


On View:
Friday, June 9, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 12, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Fine Jewellery Auction
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm


On View:
Friday, June 9, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 12, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Decorative Arts Auction
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm


On View:
Friday, June 9, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 12, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


The Canada 150 Auction
Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm


On View:
Friday, June 16, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 17, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 18, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, June 19, 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Fine Wine Online Auction
September 11 - 19, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


Fine Wine Online Auction
November 20 - 28, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO