Buy & Sell

Waddington’s is Canada’s most complete provider of auction, appraisal and collection management services. Unique in the breadth of our knowledge, we are pleased to offer a wide range of services to assist our clients with selling, buying, appraising and managing their valuables.

How to Buy

Everything You need to know to get you started bidding on Auctions at Waddington’s.

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How to Sell

Find out why selecting Waddington’s is the right choice for consigning your works of art, wine or specialty items.

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Notable Sales

Zhang Shuqi (1901-1957), Bird, Butterfly, and Peony

Zhang Shuqi (1901-1957), Bird, Butterfly, and Peony

张书旂 (1900-1957) 杞菊延年 设色纸本 镜框


October 29, 2020

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $8,400

Gilt Bronze Figure of Vairocana, Qing Dynasty

Gilt Bronze Figure of Vairocana, Qing Dynasty

清 铜鎏金大日如来坐像


October 29, 2020

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $13,200

TOM THOMSON

TOM THOMSON

A QUIET SUMMER EVENING, c.1913


September 17, 2020

Estimate $250,000-$350,000

Realised: $360,000

ALEXANDRA LUKE

ALEXANDRA LUKE

UNTITLED COMPOSITION, 1957


May 28, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $10,800

WALTER HAWLEY YARWOOD, R.C.A.

WALTER HAWLEY YARWOOD, R.C.A.

A VERY SMALL TOTEM


November 19, 2018

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $18,000

PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD, O.S.A., R.C.A.

PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD, O.S.A., R.C.A.

A NORTHERN LAKE


November 19, 2018

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $21,600

ALBERT HENRY ROBINSON, R.C.A.

ALBERT HENRY ROBINSON, R.C.A.

SPRINGTIME IN THE HILLS, 1927


November 19, 2018

Estimate $80,000-$120,000

Realised: $102,000

Christian Marcel Barbeau

Christian Marcel Barbeau

FOL OISEAU, 1972


October 25, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $7,200

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Our Specialists

Working with Waddington's means partnering with industry leading experts who are passionate about their specialties, and are backed by a market leading company.

Bill Kime
Bill Kime

Senior Specialist, Ceramics, Glass and Silver

Decorative Arts & Design

[email protected]

416-847-6189

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Rochelle Konn
Rochelle Konn

Associate Specialist

Inuit Art

[email protected]

416-847-6191

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Elizabeth  Edwards
Elizabeth Edwards

Client Experience Manager

Appraisals & Consignments

[email protected]

416-847-6193

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Jacqui Dixon
Jacqui Dixon

Director, Client Services

Waddington's Vancouver

[email protected]

778-837-4588

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Stacey Blouin
Stacey Blouin

Coordinator, Appraisals & Consignments

Appraisals & Consignments

[email protected]

416-847-6175

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Seeking Consignments

Waddington’s welcomes consignments for our upcoming auctions including the following:

  • American, Modern and Contemporary fine art
  • Antique & Modern Silver & Gold
  • Bordeaux and Burgundy First Growth Wines
  • British Paintings
  • Bronze & Marble Sculpture
  • Canadian 19th Century Topographical Paintings
  • Canadian Fine Art by:
    – F.A. Verner
    – Paul Kane
    – Tom Thomson
    – Emily Carr
    – David Milne
    – William Kurelek
    – Sorel Etrog
    – Alex Colville
    – Christopher Pratt
    – Mary Pratt
  • Canadian Fine Art by artists affiliated with:
    – Group of Seven
    – Beaver Hall
    – Les Automatistes
    – Les Plasticiennes
    – Painters 11
    – Regina Five
  • Canadian Historical Maps, Documents
  • Chandeliers, Sconces & Decorative Lighting
  • Continental Paintings
  • Fine Prints and Photography
  • Inuit sculpture and graphics from the 1950s & 1960s
  • Lalique, Gallé, Daum, Baccarat, Venini, Orrefors, Tiffany, Steuben & other Signed Glass
  • Maps & Militaria
  • Old Master and Related Works
  • Fine Jewellery
  • Signed Designer Pieces of costume & silver jewellery
  • Studio & Art Pottery, including Doulton, Martin Bros., Rookwood, Weller, Harlander, Deichmann, etc.
  • Watches

Please visit our individual department pages for more detail.

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