ONLINE AUCTION

Inuit Art


SEPTEMBER 21-26

KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
SMALL TUNDRA BIRD

ESTIMATE: $1,000-1,500

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ONLINE AUCTION

Northwest Coast Art


OCTOBER 19-24

STEPHEN BRUCE
HOK HOK MASK

ESTIMATE: $4,000-6,000

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LIVE AUCTION

Inuit Art


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

ABRAHAM ETUNGAT
COMPOSITION WITH FAMILY, FISH AND BEAR

ESTIMATE: $4,000-6,000

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ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian & Inuit Fine Art


MAY 27

PAUTA SAILA
DANCING BEAR

Price Realised: $28,800

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ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian & Inuit Fine Art


MAY 27

MARION TUU'LUQ
TOGETHER IN SPRING

Price Realised: $72,000

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ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian & Inuit Fine Art


MAY 27

KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
ARRIVAL OF THE SUN

Price Realised: $15,600

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Inuit & Indigenous Art

Waddington’s is internationally recognized as one of the leading authorities in marketing Inuit Art. No other auction house has been as intrinsically linked to the development of a market for this art form. From our first landmark auction in 1978 of the William Eccles Collection, Waddington’s has offered thousands of works, set record prices, and expanded the market well beyond Canada’s borders. Our legacy of successful Inuit Art auctions, our ability to achieve continually increasing values and our creation of an international market have been key factors in validating Inuit art as a whole and establishing it as an integral part of the Canadian Art scene.

Notable Sales

Beau Dick, Kwakwaka’wakw

Beau Dick, Kwakwaka’wakw

Sun Mask


December 13, 2018

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $19,200

Kenojuak Ashevak “Enchanted Owl”

Kenojuak Ashevak “Enchanted Owl”

NEW AUCTION RECORD


November 20, 2018

Estimate $100,000-$120,000

Realised: $216,000

Pauta Saila

Pauta Saila

Growling Polar Bear


June 01, 2015

Estimate $35,000-$40,000

Realised: $43,200

Henry Evaluardjuk

Henry Evaluardjuk

Mother and Child


November 10, 2008

Estimate $18,000-$22,000

Realised: $24,000

Joe Talirunili

Joe Talirunili

Joe's Escape


November 16, 2015

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $163,500

Pauta Saila

Pauta Saila

Dancing Bear


May 30, 2016

Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Realised: $60,000

Osuitok Ipeelee

Osuitok Ipeelee

CARIBOU ON HIND LEGS


November 21, 2017

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $28,800

Osuitok Ipeelee

Osuitok Ipeelee

Hawk on One Leg


June 02, 2014

Estimate $40,000-$50,000

Realised: $48,000

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Upcoming Auctions and Events

Online Auction Starts in 27 Days

Inuit Art

September 21 - 26, 2019

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Online Auction

Northwest Coast Art

October 19 - 24, 2019

Consignment Deadline: September 13, 2019

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Live Auction

Inuit Art

November 19, 2019 AT 7:00 PM

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Seeking Consignments

Waddington’s always welcomes consignment inquiries for our upcoming auctions.

We are currently specifically interested in the following:

  • Classic sculpture and graphics from the 1950s & 1960s.
  • Wall hangings, prints and drawings by Jessie Oonark.
  • Sculpture by top artists from Cape Dorset, Baker Lake, Arviat, Rankin Inlet, Spence Bay, Gjoa Haven, Inukjuak.
  • Works by Joe Talirunili, Ennutsiak, Osuitok Ipeelie, Pauta Saila, Karoo Ashevak, George Tataniq, Judas Ullulaq, Elizabeth Nutaraluk.

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