ONLINE AUCTION

Rugs & Carpets


SEPTEMBER 18 - 23

This auction features 50 lots of hand-woven rugs and carpets, with an emphasis on Iranian examples. Turkey, India, Central Asia, and the Caucasus regions are also represented. Look for early 20th century rugs, including a Caucasian Kazak and a Persian Kashan Tree of Life prayer rug.

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ONLINE AUCTION

The Canadian Society of Decorative Arts 40th Anniversary Fundraiser


SEPTEMBER 22 - OCTOBER 1

Celebrating 40 years in operation, The Canadian Society of Decorative Arts (CSDA), is holding their first online fundraising auction in tandem with their annual symposium this fall. The CSDA a charitable organization that seeks to make decorative arts and design accessible to all people through education, events, community partnerships and volunteer opportunities.

This auction features a selection of pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, and books, among other decorative objects, and exciting experiences, all generously donated by friends of the organization.

Waddington’s is proud to sponsor this auction.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Decorative Arts & Design


SEPTEMBER 25 - 30

A broad spectrum of decorative arts and design is represented in this auction, encompassing selected antique and modern silver including exceptional early Georgian silver from the Shirley Stikeman Collection, Montreal; English and Continental pottery and porcelain; Canadian studio ceramics; Lalique, Gallé, Murano, Tiffany and modern American studio glass, including from the collection of Janak Khendry, Toronto; a private collection of British Royalty memorabilia and commemorative wares; interesting Bohemian clocks; enamels, portrait miniatures, sculpture and decorative accessories.

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BROWSE GALLERY

ONLINE AUCTION

The Orkin Collection


SEPTEMBER 25 - 30

The Lois Ruth Orkin Collection of 18th century English porcelain, much of it documented and exhibited at The Art Gallery of Toronto (1962), the Royal Ontario Museum (1968), and at the Gardiner Museum (1986), including good selections and some rare examples of blue and white and polychrome Worcester porcelain, Caughley, Bristol, Limehouse, Lowestoft, Chelsea, Derby, Liverpool and Bow, along with later English and Continental ceramics, numbering in total some 180 lots.

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The Cabinet of Curiosities


JULY 3 - 8, 2021

Emily Brontë
WUTHERING HEIGHTS, A NOVEL BY ELLIS BELL

Price Realised: $78,000

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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

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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

‘Wuthering Heights’, a Novel by Ellis Bell (Brontë, Emily)

‘Wuthering Heights’, a Novel by Ellis Bell (Brontë, Emily)


July 08, 2021

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $78,000

Odoardo Fantacchiotti (Italian, 1811-1877)

Odoardo Fantacchiotti (Italian, 1811-1877)

BUST OF PANDORA


March 26, 2020

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $31,200

Set of Four Dutch Silver Table Candlesticks, Hendrik Fortman, Leiden, c.1755-66

Set of Four Dutch Silver Table Candlesticks, Hendrik Fortman, Leiden, c.1755-66


June 13, 2019

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $31,200

Early Victorian Cast Silver Four-Light Candelabra, Robert Garrard II, London, 1838

Early Victorian Cast Silver Four-Light Candelabra, Robert Garrard II, London, 1838


June 13, 2019

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $38,400

Pair of Russian Imperial Porcelain Portrait Vases, period of Nicholas I, c.1830

Pair of Russian Imperial Porcelain Portrait Vases, period of Nicholas I, c.1830


June 13, 2019

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $57,600

North Italian Infantry Breastplate, Early 17th Century

North Italian Infantry Breastplate, Early 17th Century


October 24, 2019

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $9,000

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Upcoming Auctions and Events

Online Auction

Rugs & Carpets

September 18 - 23, 2021

This auction features 57 lots of hand-woven rugs and carpets, with an emphasis on Iranian examples. Turkey, India, Central Asia, and the Caucasus regions are also represented. Look for early 20th century rugs, including a Caucasian Kazak and a Persian Kashan Tree of Life prayer rug.

Please contact us for more information.

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Decorative Arts & Design

September 25 - 30, 2021

A broad spectrum of decorative arts and design is represented in this auction, encompassing selected antique and modern silver including exceptional early Georgian silver from the Shirley Stikeman Collection, Montreal; English and Continental pottery and porcelain; Canadian studio ceramics; Lalique, Gallé, Murano, Tiffany and modern American studio glass, including from the collection of Janak Khendry, Toronto; a private collection of British Royalty memorabilia and commemorative wares; interesting Bohemian clocks; enamels, portrait miniatures, sculpture and decorative accessories.

Please contact us for more information.

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Online Auction Starts in 2 Days

The Orkin Collection

September 25 - 30, 2021

The Lois Ruth Orkin Collection of 18th century English porcelain, much of it documented and exhibited at The Art Gallery of Toronto (1962), the Royal Ontario Museum (1968), and at the Gardiner Museum (1986), including good selections and some rare examples of blue and white and polychrome Worcester porcelain, Caughley, Bristol, Limehouse, Lowestoft, Chelsea, Derby, Liverpool and Bow, along with later English and Continental ceramics, numbering in total some 180 lots.

Please contact us for more information.

Auction Details Browse Gallery
Online Auction

The Canadian Society of Decorative Arts 40th Anniversary Fundraiser

September 22 - October 01, 2021

Celebrating 40 years in operation, the Canadian Society of Decorative Arts (CSDA), is holding their first online fundraising auction in tandem with their annual symposium this fall. The CSDA is a charitable organization that seeks to make decorative arts and design accessible to all people through education, events, community partnerships and volunteer opportunities.

This auction features a selection of pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, and books, among other decorative objects, and exciting experiences, all generously donated by friends of the organization.

Waddington’s is proud to sponsor this auction.

Please note: this auction is offered under the Terms & Conditions of the CSDA. For more information contact [email protected]

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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.

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