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Discovery Art

October 31 - November 05, 2020

Landscapes both Canadian and international are the focus of the November instalment of the Discovery Art auction. A concise auction, look for a study and a pastel by Arthur Lismer, work by well-known Indigenous artists and art by local painters past and present.

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Rugs and Carpets

October 31 - November 05, 2020

Add warmth to your home with our final rug and carpet auction of the year, featuring 40 lots of both classic and modern designs. Though centred around rugs from Iran, collectors and decorators alike will also find examples from Turkey, the Caucasus, Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.

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The Wild and Wonderful World of Richard LaPrairie

November 07 - 12, 2020

A curated selection of the eclectic and playful Estate of Richard LaPrairie. From the quirky to the extraordinary, this extensive collection includes Canadian Outsider Art, works by ‘Junk artist’ Patrick Amiot and sculptor Andrew Benyei, and paintings by Lindee Climo, Brian Burke and Sean Yelland.

Proceeds from Mr. LaPrairie’s estate will be donated to Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer.

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Canadian Art, Culture and History

November 07 - 12, 2020

Collectors of Canadiana will enjoy this very special auction. Among the highlights are artefacts from institutions including the NHL, the Globe and Mail, the National Film Board of Canada, the Legislative Assembly of Canada, and Grenfell Labrador Industries. Bronzes by Alfred Laliberté, and Louis-Philippe Hébert and Henri Hébert are not to be missed. The auction also showcases signed letters from two Prime Ministers, Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir Wilfred Laurier, as well as a wide selection of early maps, weapons and flags.

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Ethnographic Art

November 14 - 19, 2020

The final Ethnographic auction of 2020 features pieces from across the African continent, with a focus on Western and Central Africa. Highlights include a large Akan terracotta head, a Yoruba shrine figure, a Bamana maternity figure as well as many interesting and unique masks, statues, weaponry and jewellery. Also included are pieces from Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Australia and the Solomon Islands, including an Iatmul orator’s stool, a Biwat or Angoram War Shield and Batak Toba medicine containers.

Several of the lots have been consigned from the Estate of Richard LaPrairie. Proceeds will be donated to Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer.

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Prints & Photography

November 14 - 19, 2020

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Waddington’s West: Art from Western Canadian Collections

November 14 - 19, 2020

Based in Vancouver, the Waddington’s West department is pleased to present a diverse range of art sourced from Western Canadian collections. Highlights include works by Roy Arden, Graham Gillmore, Karin Bubaš, Scott McFarland, Holger Kalberg, Stephen Waddell,  Allan Switzer, Beau Dick, Reg Davidson and Kenojuak Ashevak, and Kananginak Pootoogook.

Important Note: All artworks are located in Vancouver and shipping from Vancouver is the responsibility of the successful bidders.

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Inuit Art

November 21 - 26, 2020

Our November Inuit art auction encompasses a wide selection of artworks from across the Arctic. These works come from private collections and local estates, including the Estate of Richard LaPrairie, from which proceeds will benefit to Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer.  Collectors can expect a great selection of whalebone sculptures,  Tupilaks, wall hangings, prints and stone sculptures. Artists of note include Bill Nasogaluak, Lucy Quinnuayuok, Kananginak Pootoogook, Kiawak Ashoona, Jessie Oonark, Ningeokuluk Teeve, Ennutsiak and Joe Talirunili.

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No Blank Walls

November 21 - 26, 2020

Back by popular demand, our No Blank Walls auction is an excellent opportunity to find something unique at an accessible price point and ensure that no part of your space is left wanting. From recognized names such as Paul Fournier, Graham Coughtry, and Ken Danby to undiscovered gems, this auction features a variety of works to suit any space in need of a new display piece.

From the familiar to the eclectic, included are contemporary Canadian paintings, British engravings, European genre paintings, Inuit sculpture and works on paper, as well as a large selection of prints.

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Decorative Arts & Design

November 21 - 26, 2020

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Fine Wine

November 23 - December 01, 2020

Online gallery available week of November 9th

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Fine Spirits

November 23 - December 01, 2020

Online gallery available week of November 9th

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Fine Jewellery

November 28 - December 03, 2020

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Wrist & Pocket Watches

November 28 - December 03, 2020

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Discovery Art

November 28 - December 03, 2020

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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 from this sale 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.

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Canadian Art

December 05 - 10, 2020

This Canadian Art auction once again demonstrates Waddington’s ability to find the best works from private collections that are fresh to market. You will have the opportunity to bid on an excellent selection of works from the Painters Eleven including two works by Walter Yarwood that have been in the same collection for decades, as well as a large and striking Alexandra Luke that was acquired directly from the artist’s family, now available for the first time at auction. George Pepper’s Ottawa River Boathouses is a superb example of the artist’s work, and in excellent condition – truly a rare, high quality find making its debut at auction. Rounding out the offerings you will find a selection of sculpture, and other estate gems including a large canvas by Peter Clapham Sheppard, and two very striking winter scenes by Stanley Francis Turner.

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