Enchanted Owl

LIVE AUCTION

Inuit Art


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018 AT 7:00 PM

On View:
Friday, November 16
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 17
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, November 18
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, November 19
10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Kenojuak Ashevak
Enchanted Owl

BROWSE GALLERY

LIVE AUCTION

The Bill Johnstone Collection of Inuit Art


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018 AT 7:00 PM

On View:
Friday, November 16
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 17
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, November 18
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, November 19
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

BROWSE GALLERY

ONLINE AUCTION

Inuit Art


NOVEMBER 17 - 22

On View:
Saturday, November 17 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, November 18 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, November 19 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

BROWSE GALLERY

ONLINE AUCTION

Northwest Coast Art


December 8 - 13, 2018

On View:
Sunday, December 9
from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, December 11
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

DETAILS

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

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

Josephie Pootoogook   ᔭᓴᐱ ᑭᑐᒍ

Josephie Pootoogook ᔭᓴᐱ ᑭᑐᒍ

Jofully I See Ten Caribou


November 21, 2017

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $12,000

Kenojuak Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak

Enchanted Owl (Green Tail)


November 05, 2007

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $52,800

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Inuit Art

November 17 - 22, 2018

On View:
Saturday, November 17 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, November 18 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Inuit Art

November 20, 2018 AT 7:00 PM

On View:
Friday, November 16 from 12:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 17 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Northwest Coast Art

December 08 - 13, 2018

On View:
Sunday, December 09 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, December 10 from 1:00 pm to 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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