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The Cabinet of Curiosities including World History and Culture


DECEMBER 5 - 10

Spanning a wide range of cultures and historical eras, highlights include an important letter by Mahatma Gandhi; Islamic and Middle Eastern pottery; pre-Columbian pottery from Central and South America; a good collection of engraved powder horns from the French, Indian and American Revolutionary Wars; and early NASA lunar photographs.

The auction also includes an assortment of antique cameras, pistols, swords, knives, daggers, maps and fossils, as well as a variety of other curious objects.

Please contact us for more information, additional photographs, or condition reports.

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Decorative Arts & Design


NOVEMBER 21 - 26

Venini ‘Cappello del Doge’ Incalmo Glass Vase, Thomas Stearns, c.1962

Price Realised: $45,600

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Ethnographic Art


November 14 - 19

Australian Aboriginal Bark Painting, 20th century
natural pigments on eucalyptus bark depicting figure and animals
Price Realised $1,920

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Canadian Art, Culture and History


NOVEMBER 7 - 12

Presentation Scale Model of the Toronto Dominion Centre, 1965
Price Realised: $9,600

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The Wild and Wonderful World of Richard LaPrairie


November 7 - 12

Patrick Amiot
TTC RED ROCKET STREETCAR 504, DUNDAS STREET WEST
Price Realised: $13,200

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JULY 4 - 9

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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

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

Finn Juhl (1912-1989) NV-45 Lounge Chair, Mid 20th Century

Finn Juhl (1912-1989) NV-45 Lounge Chair, Mid 20th Century

Neils Vodder or Baker Furniture


September 26, 2019

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $10,200

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The Cabinet of Curiosities including World History and Culture

December 05 - 10, 2020

Spanning a wide range of cultures and historical eras, highlights include an important letter by Mahatma Gandhi; Islamic and Middle Eastern pottery; pre-Columbian pottery from Central and South America; a collection of engraved powder horns from the French, Indian and American Revolutionary Wars; and early NASA lunar photographs. The auction also includes an assortment of antique cameras, pistols, swords, knives, daggers, maps and fossils, as well as a variety of other curious objects.

Contact us for detailed information, additional photographs or conditions reports.

 

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  • 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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