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Our COVID-19 Update


UPDATED FEBRUARY 19, 2021

Waddington’s is committed to keeping our community safe.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions for the city of Toronto, Waddington’s Toronto gallery is not accessible to the public.

We are pleased to provide safe options for picking up your purchased items, as well as dropping off consignments, Mondays through Fridays. Please note that all appointments require two business days’ notice. To find out more or to book an appointment, please contact us.

In-person previews are unavailable at this time. Please contact a specialist for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Asian Art


February 27 - March 4

Standouts from this auction include a beautiful Longquan celadon bowl of the Southern Song style and a selection of Chinese jade carvings. In addition to Chinese antiques, look for a large quantity of Japanese ceramics, metal wares, netsuke, and other collectibles. This auction also includes the final installment of snuff bottles from the Estate of Lois Orkin, Toronto, and Hoi An Hoard ceramics from the Estate of Johannes Van Wees, Victoria. With offerings from Korea to Southeast Asia, all the way to Tibet and the Middle East, we are thrilled to offer a variety of objects that will speak to each and every collector.In-person previews are unavailable at this time.

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Inuit Engravings


FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 4

This concise auction features a carefully curated selection of engravings from Kinngait (Cape Dorset). With examples from the very first experimental run of engravings in 1963 through to the 1980s, look for works by critically acclaimed artists Kenojuak Ashevak, Johnniebo Ashevak, Kananginak Poootooogook, Pitseolak Ashoona, Pauta Saila, Peter Pitseolak, and Kiawak Ashoona.

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Discovery Art


FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 4

This instalment of Discovery Art features work by Québécois painters including Bruno Côté, Claude Langevin, and Mario Mauro as well as work by Indigenous artists including Norval Morrisseau, Christian Morrisseau, Carl Beam, and Floyd Kuptana as well as a large Joseph Jacobs steatite carving. Other genres to look for include Folk Art and the Canadian landscape, with several summer and winter examples by artists including James Henderson, Tom Roberts, Harry Britton, Serge Deherian, Andrew Plum, Alex Korenfeld, Ken Kirkby, George McLean, Adam Sheriff Scott, Bernice F. Martin, and Daniel Izzard.

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Fine Wine


MARCH 1 - 9

Our first Fine Wine auction of 2021 is composed of nearly 400 lots with an emphasis on classified Bordeaux, in-demand Italians and cult Californian wines. It is a balanced auction with a strong combination of Old and New World offerings to cellar for investment or drink now for enjoyment. Click here to browse the digital catalogue.

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Fine Spirits


MARCH 1 - 9

Our March Spirits Auction is a collector’s delight. Highlights include a Pappy Van Winkle Vertical Collection, a wonderful assortment of bottles from the Rare Malts Selection, an Independent Bottler, extremely rare Japanese whiskies, as well as finds from several now-closed distilleries. Canadian collectors should take note of very rare 40 year old and 41 year old bottles of Canadian Club.

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Katilvik


Inuit & Canadian Indigenous Art Resource

A virtual resource place to discover, learn and research unique works of art and the artists who create them.

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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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Upcoming Auctions & Events

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Border Crossings Auction – Perfect Vision 20/20: Looking Forward 2021

February 20 - 28, 2021

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Asian Art

February 27 - March 04, 2021

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Discovery Art

February 27 - March 04, 2021

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Inuit Engravings

February 27 - March 04, 2021

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