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Asian Art


May 15 - 20

Led by an important oil painting by modern Vietnamese artist Le Pho (1907-2001), this auction features a superb collection of early Chinese ceramics from the estate of H.H. Pao, owner of Pao & Moltke Ltd., Toronto. Other highlights include the Larry Caplan collection of Japanese netsuke, jade carvings from the Estate of Lois Orkin, and the final installment of blue and white export and Nanking Cargo porcelain from the Estate of Johannes Van Wees.

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Asian Art


February 27 - March 4

A Four-Panel Blue and White Porcelain Inlaid Wood Screen, Early 20th Century
二十世纪早期 木嵌青花瓷板四扇屏风
Price Realised: $14,400

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Asian Art


December 5 - 10

A Large Chinese Yellow Embroidered Silk ‘Dragon’ Hanging, 19th Century
十九世纪 中国黄地祥云八宝五龙挂帐
Price Realised: $21,600

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Asian Art


OCTOBER 24-29

Consisting of over 200 lots, the auction includes enamelled metal wares, silk and embroidery, Buddhist sculptures, works on paper, and furniture. Other highlights include an assortment of Japanese netsuke, a Chinese export porcelain collection from the Qing dynasty, a selection of jade items, and Chinese paintings led by two delicate works by Zhang Shuqi.

Lot 145
A Pair of Pink Ground Square Vases with Handles, Qianlong Mark, 19th Century or Later

十九世纪或更晚 胭脂红铺首耳瓶一对 乾隆款
Estimate: $4,000—6,000

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ONLINE AUCTION

Asian Art


August 22 - 27

Waddington‘s is pleased to present “100 Objects in Asia,” the second auction presented by the Asian Art department this summer. This online auction highlights objects from across Asia dating from the 15th to early 20th century.

Many of the objects offered in this auction were originally purchased in the 1980s and were held in important private Toronto collections until now, presenting a fantastic opportunity for local and international connoisseurs to begin or enhance their holdings.

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Asian Art

Waddington’s Asian Art department is Canada’s leader in serving the demands of the rapidly growing Asian market. Specializing in jade, paintings, porcelain, religious works of art, textiles, woodblock and export wares, we present works from China, Japan, Korea, South East Asia, South Asia, and the Himalayan region.

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

A Gilt Bronze Figure of Vajrapani, Nepal, 15th Century or Later

A Gilt Bronze Figure of Vajrapani, Nepal, 15th Century or Later


December 05, 2019

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $14,400

Chinese Export Reverse Painted Mirrors, 18th Century

Chinese Export Reverse Painted Mirrors, 18th Century

十八世紀 外銷人物風景玻璃畫一套兩件


December 06, 2018

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $132,000

Ju Ming 朱銘 (1938-)

Ju Ming 朱銘 (1938-)

Taichi Series - Swing Kick


June 14, 2018

Estimate $120,000-$180,000

Realised: $120,000

Embroidered Summer Gauze Court Robe

Embroidered Summer Gauze Court Robe

19th/20th Century


December 04, 2017

Estimate $2,500-$2,800

Realised: $14,400

Attributed to Wang Qi 王琦 (1884-1937)

Attributed to Wang Qi 王琦 (1884-1937)

A Famille Rose Porcelain Plaque


June 12, 2017

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $72,000

An Imitation-Bronze Porcelain Censer, Yongzheng Mark

An Imitation-Bronze Porcelain Censer, Yongzheng Mark


April 02, 2020

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $10,800

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Asian Art

May 15 - 20, 2021

Led by an important oil painting by modern Vietnamese artist Le Pho (1907-2001), this auction features a superb collection of early Chinese ceramics from the estate of H.H. Pao, owner of Pao & Moltke Ltd., Toronto. Other highlights include the Larry Caplan collection of Japanese netsuke, jade carvings from the Estate of Lois Orkin, and the final installment of blue and white export and Nanking Cargo porcelain from the Estate of Johannes Van Wees.

Please contact us for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.

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  • Blue and White, Famille Rose, Blanc de Chine, and other Chinese Porcelains
  • Traditional and Modern Chinese Painting
  • Gilt Bronzes, Thangkas, and other Himalayan Works of Art
  • Netsuke, Woodblock Prints, and other Japanese Works of Art
  • Embroidered Textiles, such as Dragon Robes
  • Miscellaneous Chinese Works of Art, including Carved Huanghuali, Zitan, Ivory, Jade, and Snuff Bottles

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