ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Arts, Culture & History


DECEMBER 4 - 9

Representing diverse interests from coast to coast to coast, our Canadian Arts, Culture and History includes a good collection of Grenfell Industries hooked mats, John A. Macdonald’s mortgage for a farm in Hastings, ON,  a number of works by RCAF WWII artist George Broomfield, a good library of volumes relating to Northwest Passage and Arctic exploration, early photography of Fort William (now Thunder Bay, ON), a Newfoundland passport, a pair of 18th century portrait miniatures of a St. John’s Newfoundland couple, a Métis Assomption sash, and a polarimeter from Frederick Banting’s lab at the University of Toronto. The auction also includes an extensive archive of documents of historical and political interest.

Please contact us for more information.

BROWSE OR BID

ONLINE AUCTION

Decorative Arts & Design


NOVEMBER 25 - 30

A good selection of antique and modern silver, including impressive Indian testimonial and trophy silver from the Sir Renwick Haddow Collection; English and Continental pottery and porcelain; Canadian studio ceramics; Lalique, Murano, Quezal, Lotton, Swarovski, Waterford and other glass; a collection of Paisley shawls; fine English and French furniture and decorative accessories, including from the collection of the late Robert W. Macaulay, Q.C.; clocks, metalwork, portrait miniatures, sculpture, lighting, etc.

Russian Silver-Gilt and Shaded Cloisonné Enamel Tea Service, Vasily Agafanov, Moscow, 1899-1908

Price Realised: $22,800

VIEW PRICES REALISED

ONLINE AUCTION

Decorative Arts & Design


SEPTEMBER 25 - 30

‘Formose’, Lalique Moulded and Grey-Cased Opalescent Glass Vase, c.1930

Price Realised: $16,800

View Prices Realised

ONLINE AUCTION

The Orkin Collection


SEPTEMBER 25-30

Chelsea Flower-Painted Baluster Vase, c.1755

Price Realised: $13,200

view prices realised

ONLINE AUCTION

The Cabinet of Curiosities


JULY 3 - 8, 2021

Emily Brontë
WUTHERING HEIGHTS, A NOVEL BY ELLIS BELL

Price Realised: $78,000

VIEW PRICES REALISED

ONLINE AUCTION

The Orkin Collection


SEPTEMBER 25 — 30, 2021


Chelsea Flower-Painted Baluster Vase, c.1755
Realised: $13,200

View Prices Realised

ONLINE AUCTION

Decorative Arts & Design


MAY 8 - 13, 2021

‘Visage aux Points’, Pablo Picasso (1881-1973),
Ceramic Jug, 93/350, c.1969

Price Realised: $15,600

VIEW PRICES REALISED

NEWS

Appraisal Services


Waddington’s has been providing professional appraisal services for generations; our specialists are recognised as experts in their fields. We prepare comprehensive written appraisals with objective, justified values that can be prepared to ISA and USPAP standards.

Whether a simple valuation for sale or a complex inventory, we can provide you with the information you need. We can also provide verbal appraisals when circumstances warrant a more informal, lower cost approach.

Contact us to discuss appraisal and consignment opportunities.

CONTACT US

Decorative Arts & Design

Decorative Arts & Design at Waddington’s encompasses a broad and diverse variety of objects. We are specialists in bronzes, items of Canadian historical interest, ceramics, devotional works of art, glass, lighting, militaria, mirrors, objets de vertu, porcelain, silver, scientific instruments, travel and exploration maps, and fine rugs and carpets.

Notable Sales

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

‘Chouette Femme’ (Wood Owl Woman) Ceramic Vase


May 13, 2021

Estimate $2,500-$3,500

Realised: $20,400

Chelsea Flower-Painted Baluster Vase, c.1755

Chelsea Flower-Painted Baluster Vase, c.1755


September 30, 2021

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $13,200

Limehouse Moulded Prunus Cup, c.1746-48

Limehouse Moulded Prunus Cup, c.1746-48


September 30, 2021

Estimate $1,000-$2,000

Realised: $6,000

Lund’s Bristol Shell Pickle Dish, c.1750

Lund’s Bristol Shell Pickle Dish, c.1750


September 30, 2021

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $5,100

Eugene-Antoine Aizelin

Eugene-Antoine Aizelin

NYMPHE DE DIANE


November 26, 2020

Estimate $10,000-$12,000

Realised: $11,400

Search Prices Realised

Our Prices Realised page provides a comprehensive index of our past auctions - sorted by name or date, with filters for department and year. View the results in a gallery or convenient list format.

Upcoming Auctions and Events

Online Auction

Canadian Arts, Culture and History

December 04 - 09, 2021

Representing diverse interests from coast to coast to coast, our Canadian Arts, Culture and History includes a good collection of Grenfell Industries hooked mats, John A. Macdonald’s mortgage for a farm in Hastings, ON,  a number of works by RCAF WWII artist George Broomfield, a good library of volumes relating to Northwest Passage and Arctic exploration, early photography of Fort William (now Thunder Bay, ON), a Newfoundland passport, a pair of 18th century portrait miniatures of a St. John’s Newfoundland couple, a Métis Assomption sash, and a polarimeter from Frederick Banting’s lab at the University of Toronto. The auction also includes an extensive archive of documents of historical and political interest.

Please contact us to arrange a preview or for more information.

Auction Details Browse or Bid
Online Auction

Paperweights From The Ken Wright Collection

April 02 - 07, 2022

Please contact us for more information.

Auction Details

Seeking Consignments

Waddingtons.ca is seeking consignments for our upcoming auctions.

  • Antique & Modern Silver & Gold
  • Antique Firearms, Edged Weapons & Armour
  • Bronze & Marble Sculpture
  • Canadian Historical Maps & Documents
  • Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments
  • Chandeliers, Sconces & Decorative Lighting
  • Good Quality Ceramics & Glass
  • Studio & Art Pottery, including Moorcroft, Doulton, Martin Bros., Rookwood, Weller, Harlander, Deichmann, etc.
  • Lalique, Gallé, Daum, Baccarat, Venini, Orrefors, Tiffany, Steuben & other Signed Glass
  • Maps & Militaria
  • Mirrors
  • Works of Art, including Enamels, Wood & Ivory Carvings, Religious Artifacts, etc.

Contact Us

Start Collecting

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

Learn More

How to Sell

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

Learn More

Become a Member

Sign-up for your Waddington’s account today to gain access to special member’s benefits and more.

Sign Up

Our Team

Working with Waddington's means partnering with industry leading experts, backed by a market leading company.