Notable Sales

Waddington’s is privileged to offer exceptional items in all our auctions.

While many of our notable sales have achieved record-breaking prices, we are also pleased to share items that are noteworthy for equally important reasons such as emerging talent and genres, exquisite craftsmanship, cultural importance or rarity and uniqueness.

Marion Nicoll

Marion Nicoll

GUAYCURAI - RED ROCK, BLACK ROCK


November 19, 2018

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $33,600

Frederick Horsman Varley

Frederick Horsman Varley

PRELUDE TO SPRING, GRAND RIVER NEAR DOON, 1948


November 19, 2018

Estimate $18,000-$22,000

Realised: $36,000

Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius Krieghoff

SHOOTING THE RAPIDS, JACQUES CARTIER RIVER


November 19, 2018

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $43,200

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris

WATERTOWER, CIRCA 1919


November 19, 2018

Estimate $125,000-$175,000

Realised: $144,000

Ivan Kenneth Eyre

Ivan Kenneth Eyre

ASESSIPPI


November 19, 2018

Estimate $60,000-$80,000

Realised: $192,000

Peter Clapham Sheppard

Peter Clapham Sheppard

Elizabeth Street, Toronto


November 19, 2018

Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Realised: $204,000

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

Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius Krieghoff

CROSSING THE ICE WITH THE ROYAL MAIL, QUEBEC (CIRCA 1862)


May 28, 2018

Estimate $225,000-$275,000

Realised: $456,000

Joe Talirunili

Joe Talirunili

Joe's Escape


November 16, 2015

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $163,500

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris

BATCHAWANA


November 24, 2014

Estimate $75,000-$100,000

Realised: $188,800

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

Yves Gaucher

Yves Gaucher

GREEN, YELLOW/RED, 1ÈRE VERSION


May 25, 2015

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $47,200

Stanley Morel Cosgrove

Stanley Morel Cosgrove

Still-Life with Journal Des Arts


May 25, 2015

Estimate $30,000-$35,000

Realised: $42,480

James Wilson Morrice

James Wilson Morrice

The Crossing


November 21, 2016

Estimate $100,000-$150,000

Realised: $204,000

F.A. Verner, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.

F.A. Verner, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.

Ojibway Camp at Northwest Angle of the Woods


November 23, 2015

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $94,400

Osuitok Ipeelee

Osuitok Ipeelee

Hawk on One Leg


June 02, 2014

Estimate $40,000-$50,000

Realised: $48,000

William Armstrong

William Armstrong

TRAVELLING ON KAMINISTIQUIA RIVER


May 29, 2017

Estimate $35,000-$50,000

Realised: $38,400

David Bolduc

David Bolduc


May 30, 2016

Estimate $4,000-$5,000

Realised: $6,000

Gordon Rayner

Gordon Rayner

THE MUSIC OF THE BILL SMITH ENSEMBLE


March 15, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$6,000

Realised: $5,700

Richard Gorman

Richard Gorman

UNTITLED


September 18, 2014

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $8,640

Josephie Pootoogook   ᔭᓴᐱ ᑭᑐᒍ

Josephie Pootoogook ᔭᓴᐱ ᑭᑐᒍ

Jofully I See Ten Caribou


November 21, 2017

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $12,000

Eduard Wiiralt

Eduard Wiiralt

SAARNAAJA PREDIKANTEN (THE PREACHER), 1932


October 04, 2018

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $20,400

John Graham Coughtry

John Graham Coughtry

TWO FIGURE SERIES XIX, 1964


November 24, 2014

Estimate $30,000-$50,000

Realised: $129,800

Paul Peel

Paul Peel

Portrait of a Woman


November 23, 2015

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $35,400

Kenojuak Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak

Enchanted Owl (Green Tail)


November 05, 2007

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $52,800

Davidialuk Alasua Amittu

Davidialuk Alasua Amittu

FIGURES ON A SLEEPING PLATFORM


November 17, 2014

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $45,600

Best of Bordeaux – 2008 Vintage

Best of Bordeaux – 2008 Vintage

Fall 2018 Fine Wine Auction


September 18, 2018

Estimate $6,300-$7,600

Realised: $7,356

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris

STREET SCENE (LSH 135)


May 26, 2014

Estimate $400,000-$600,000

Realised: $1,150,500

Jean-Paul Riopelle, R.C.A.

Jean-Paul Riopelle, R.C.A.

Composition


May 28, 2018

Estimate $50,000-$70,000

Realised: $57,600

Karl Hagenauer Werkstätte

Karl Hagenauer Werkstätte

Carved Walnut Figure of a Reclining Nude, c.1930


September 13, 2018

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $7,800

Paul Peel

Paul Peel

THE RETURN OF THE FLOCK


May 25, 2015

Estimate $80,000-$120,000

Realised: $141,600

William Kurelek, R.C.A.

William Kurelek, R.C.A.

PRAIRIE TRANSPORT IN THE DIRTY 30’S - THE BENNETT BUGGY


November 24, 2014

Estimate $30,000-$50,000

Realised: $118,000

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris

LAKE SUPERIOR PAINTING


May 26, 2014

Estimate $2,500,000-$3,500,000

Realised: $2,478,000

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita

JEUNE FEMME ET SON CHAT, 1950


December 07, 2017

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $72,000

Franklin Carmichael, O.S.A., R.C.A.

Franklin Carmichael, O.S.A., R.C.A.

HOWRY CREEK, LA CLOCHE


May 29, 2007

Estimate $40,000-$50,000

Realised: $115,000

Blanc de Chine Standing Guanyin

Blanc de Chine Standing Guanyin

德化白瓷觀音立像


September 27, 2018

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Maud Lewis

Maud Lewis

WINTER SCENE


May 28, 2018

Estimate $9,000-$12,000

Realised: $45,600

For the Horsey Set

For the Horsey Set


September 11, 2018

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $780

Balvenie Pure Malt Scotch Whisky 50 Years

Balvenie Pure Malt Scotch Whisky 50 Years

History in a Bottle


September 18, 2018

Estimate $30,000-$34,800

Realised: $24,000

Nous Adorons Château Pétrus!

Nous Adorons Château Pétrus!

Fall 2018 Fine Wine Auction


September 18, 2018

Estimate $2,600-$3,000

Realised: $5,040

E. Howard & Co., Boston

E. Howard & Co., Boston

Stemwind Pocket Watch


September 11, 2018

Estimate $1,800-$2,400

Realised: $2,280

Kim Dorland

Kim Dorland

Untitled


November 21, 2016

Estimate $9,000-$12,000

Realised: $18,000

CARL BEAM

CARL BEAM

ELVIS


August 30, 2018

Estimate $125-$175

Realised: $216

Jessie Oonark

Jessie Oonark

UNTITLED Wallhanging


May 29, 2018

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $31,200

Ju Ming 朱銘 (1938-)

Ju Ming 朱銘 (1938-)

Taichi Series - Swing Kick


June 14, 2018

Estimate $120,000-$180,000

Realised: $120,000

Sorel Etrog

Sorel Etrog

War Remembrance


May 28, 2018

Estimate $70,000-$90,000

Realised: $108,000

Rolex “Paul Newman” Cosmograph Daytona Wristwatch

Rolex “Paul Newman” Cosmograph Daytona Wristwatch

“Red Daytona”


June 12, 2018

Estimate $120,000-$140,000

Realised: $216,000

Adrien Hébert

Adrien Hébert

MONTREAL HARBOUR, 1925


May 28, 2018

Estimate $20,000-$25,000

Realised: $45,600

Karoo Ashevak ᑲᕈ ᐊᓴᕙ

Karoo Ashevak ᑲᕈ ᐊᓴᕙ

SHAMAN WITH OPPOSING FACES


May 29, 2018

Estimate $30,000-$40,000

Realised: $90,000

French ‘Japonisme’ Cloisonné Enamel, Gilt & Patinated Bronze Double Fish Form Vase

French ‘Japonisme’ Cloisonné Enamel, Gilt & Patinated Bronze Double Fish Form Vase

Christofle et Cie, 1874


June 14, 2018

Estimate $50,000-$70,000

Realised: $204,000

Rolex Oyster Perpetual “Pepsi” GMT-Master Wristwatch

Rolex Oyster Perpetual “Pepsi” GMT-Master Wristwatch

Rolex Wristwatch


June 12, 2018

Estimate $9,000-$12,000

Realised: $102,000

Georges (Karpeles) Kars

Georges (Karpeles) Kars

NATURE MORTE, 1912 Czech/French


June 14, 2018

Estimate $30,000-$50,000

Realised: $180,000

Alex Janvier

Alex Janvier

'Indian Group of Seven’


March 15, 2018

Estimate $2,500-$3,000

Realised: $9,000

Embroidered Summer Gauze Court Robe

Embroidered Summer Gauze Court Robe

19th/20th Century


December 04, 2017

Estimate $2,500-$2,800

Realised: $14,400

Château Lafite Rothschild 1982

Château Lafite Rothschild 1982


November 22, 2016

Estimate $12,500-$14,500

Realised: $15,600

Valerie Palmer

Valerie Palmer

Lighthouse


November 27, 2017

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $43,200

Ulysse Comtois

Ulysse Comtois

Matière - Lumière


May 30, 2016

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $62,400

Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha

American Cheese Mold Standard with Olive


October 06, 2016

Estimate $30,000-$50,000

Realised: $83,000

Jean McEwen, R.C.A.

Jean McEwen, R.C.A.

Composition ‘62


May 29, 2017

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $66,000

Alfred Joseph Casson

Alfred Joseph Casson

Leaf-Burning, Autumn in Ontario


November 25, 2013

Estimate $70,000-$90,000

Realised: $141,600

Tom Thomson (1877-1917)

Tom Thomson (1877-1917)

Forest Branches


November 21, 2016

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $108,000

56-bottle Vertical of Château Mouton Rothschild

56-bottle Vertical of Château Mouton Rothschild

Vintages from 1945 to 2000


May 16, 2017

Estimate $55,000-$65,000

Realised: $57,600

Daphne Odjig, R.C.A.

Daphne Odjig, R.C.A.

WALKING WITH DONALD


November 20, 2017

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $48,000

Danish Silver Five-Light Candelabrum

Danish Silver Five-Light Candelabrum

The Octopus Candelabrum


December 06, 2017

Estimate $20,000-$25,000

Realised: $28,800

Attributed to Wang Qi 王琦 (1884-1937)

Attributed to Wang Qi 王琦 (1884-1937)

A Famille Rose Porcelain Plaque


June 12, 2017

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $72,000

Karoo Ashevak

Karoo Ashevak

SPIRIT FACES (TOOTH PULL)


November 22, 2016

Estimate $35,000-$45,000

Realised: $132,000

Domaine Leroy Musigny 1999

Domaine Leroy Musigny 1999

CÔTE DE NUITS. GRAND CRU CLASSÉ


February 27, 2018

Estimate $9,100-$10,500

Realised: $8,700

Jessie Oonark

Jessie Oonark

UNTITLED, coloured pencil drawing


June 02, 2014

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $28,800

Untitled #15

Untitled #15

SKAM


April 13, 2017

Estimate $1,200-$1,800

Realised: $1,440

Edward Seago (1910-1974)

Edward Seago (1910-1974)

THE ROUND POND, TUILERIES GARDENS


December 07, 2017

Estimate $60,000-$90,000

Realised: $60,000

Cesare Lapini

Cesare Lapini

PSYCHE AND THE BUTTERFLY


December 06, 2017

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $108,000

Martin Brothers

Martin Brothers

Stoneware Bird Tobacco Jar, 1907


December 06, 2017

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $48,000

Château Petrus 2000

Château Petrus 2000

POMEROL


May 16, 2017

Estimate $12,500-$14,500

Realised: $12,000

Macallan Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky

Macallan Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky


November 28, 2017

Estimate $9,500-$12,300

Realised: $11,400

Robert Pilot

Robert Pilot

PLACE D’ARMES, QUE.


May 28, 2018

Estimate $90,000-$120,000

Realised: $132,000

Cast Iron Obelisk Form Border Marker

Cast Iron Obelisk Form Border Marker

Canada 150 Auction


June 27, 2017

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $18,000

Mystique

Mystique

X-Men 2, 2003


March 26, 2015

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $8,040

Philip Iverson

Philip Iverson

SELF PORTRAIT


March 08, 2012

Estimate $12,000-$18,000

Realised: $12,000

Cape Dorset Textiles

Cape Dorset Textiles

A COLLECTION OF FABRIC SAMPLES


May 30, 2017

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $10,200

Joe Talirunili

Joe Talirunili

THE MIGRATION


November 05, 2012

Estimate $100,000-$150,000

Realised: $290,000

William Kurelek, R.C.A.

William Kurelek, R.C.A.

The Skating Party


November 23, 2015

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $82,600

Figure of a Tattooed Woman by Jonathan Shaw

Figure of a Tattooed Woman by Jonathan Shaw

The William (Billy) Jamieson Collection of Decorative Arts


April 29, 2014

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $4,674

Military Order of the Bath to Sir Isaac Brock, January 16th, 1813

Military Order of the Bath to Sir Isaac Brock, January 16th, 1813

The William (Billy) Jamieson Collection of Decorative Arts


April 29, 2014

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $19,200

Canadian Silver Covered Soup Tureen

Canadian Silver Covered Soup Tureen

Laurent Amiot, Quebec City, c.1790


December 07, 2015

Estimate $25,000-$35,000

Realised: $83,000

Jean Albert McEwen, R.C.A.

Jean Albert McEwen, R.C.A.

BLASON DU CHEVALIER ROUGE


May 30, 2016

Estimate $70,000-$90,000

Realised: $102,000

Pierre Elliot Trudeau Paper Campaign Dress, 1968

Pierre Elliot Trudeau Paper Campaign Dress, 1968

Canada 150 Auction


June 27, 2017

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $2,880

Annie Pootoogook (1969-2016)

Annie Pootoogook (1969-2016)

Family Scene


November 21, 2017

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $2,880

M. Emily Carr

M. Emily Carr

Forest Clearing


May 26, 2014

Estimate $150,000-$200,000

Realised: $472,000

Philip Russell Goodwin

Philip Russell Goodwin

THRILLING MOMENTS (ALSO CALLED “LUCK FOR TWO”)


June 20, 2016

Estimate $100,000-$150,000

Realised: $301,500

Norval Morrisseau

Norval Morrisseau

SHAMAN ASTRAL GUIDE I & SHAMAN ASTRAL GUIDE II


June 27, 2017

Estimate $50,000-$60,000

Realised: $60,000

Tiffany & Co. Platinum Solitaire Ring

Tiffany & Co. Platinum Solitaire Ring

set with a brilliant cut diamond (2.03ct.)


December 05, 2017

Estimate $23,000-$28,000

Realised: $33,600

Luke Iksiktaaryuk, Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq

Luke Iksiktaaryuk, Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq

SHAMAN’S BELT OR NECKLACE


November 22, 2016

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $9,000

John Hartman

John Hartman

The Thames Looking Down River


November 03, 2016

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $16,800

Wanda Koop

Wanda Koop

Landscape with Red Bar


April 11, 2016

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $40,230

Kim Dorland

Kim Dorland

Dripping Dream #2


September 23, 2014

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $18,000

Salon Brut Champagne 1966

Salon Brut Champagne 1966


November 26, 2015

Estimate $6,000-$6,500

Niviaxie

Niviaxie

MAN HUNTING AT A SEAL HOLE IN THE ICE


November 10, 2008

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $64,600

Victor Cicansky

Victor Cicansky

Tomato Chair


June 18, 2014

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $6,000

French Carved and Polychromed Ivory Figural ‘Battle of Pavia’ Chess Set

French Carved and Polychromed Ivory Figural ‘Battle of Pavia’ Chess Set

Early-mid 20th Century


June 20, 2016

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $64,600

Joe Talirunili

Joe Talirunili

JOE’S ESCAPE


November 16, 2015

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $163,500

Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith

EARLY MORNING, KITCHENER


March 04, 2014

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $24,000

Evan Penny

Evan Penny

Janet


March 05, 2013

Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Realised: $44,400

Carol Wainio

Carol Wainio

STRUCTURES OF MEMORY #2


March 08, 2012

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $15,600

Rare Set of Twelve Russian Imperial Porcelain Dinner Plates

Rare Set of Twelve Russian Imperial Porcelain Dinner Plates

From the Raphael Service, periods of Alexander III and Nicholas II, 1884-1903


December 09, 2014

Estimate $120,000-$150,000

Realised: $163,500

Six Strand Pearl Necklace

Six Strand Pearl Necklace

composed of 400 natural pearls


June 10, 2014

Estimate $18,000-$24,000

Realised: $26,400

Large Pale Celadon Jade Carved Ruyi Sceptre

Large Pale Celadon Jade Carved Ruyi Sceptre

Jiaqing Period (1796-1820)


December 02, 2013

Estimate $30,000-$50,000

Realised: $347,500

Manner of Zhang Daqian (1899-1993)

Manner of Zhang Daqian (1899-1993)

LANDSCAPE


December 02, 2013

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $94,500

Lady’s Chopard “Ice Cube” Wristwatch

Lady’s Chopard “Ice Cube” Wristwatch

circa 2006


December 04, 2012

Estimate $33,000-$38,000

Realised: $30,000

Platinum Ring

Platinum Ring

Featuring a cushion cut ruby and two emerald cut diamonds


June 05, 2012

Estimate $20,000-$23,000

Realised: $22,800