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It’s Elemental: Line and Colour in Contemporary Art

October 24 - 29, 2020

A beautifully cohesive auction with expressive works by established artists, “It’s Elemental” focuses on the intersection of line and colour in contemporary art. Carefully curated over many months, this auction asks collectors to reconsider the basic principles of design and how they manifest in the work of this diverse group of artists.

Canadian artists of note include John Hartman, Wanda Koop, Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Yves Gaucher, Melanie Authier, Nicole Katsuras, Greg Hardy and Angela Leach.

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Asian Art

October 24 - 29, 2020

With a special focus on rare Chinese export wares from the Kangxi to Qianlong periods, this auction is underscored by the first of three instalments of a collection of Nanking Cargo and fine Chinese export porcelains.

Over 200 lots, the auction includes enamelled metal wares, silk and embroidery, Buddhist sculptures, works on paper, and furniture. Other highlights include an assortment of Japanese netsuke, a Chinese export porcelain collection from the Qing dynasty, a selection of jade items, and Chinese paintings led by two works by Zhang Shuqi.

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Kayo O’Young and Harlan House: The Paul Duval Collection – Part II

October 24 - 29, 2020

An auction entirely devoted to the work of two important Canadian potters.

Influential art critic, editor, artist and author Paul Duval formed close bonds with the artists he collected, frequently visiting their studios and maintaining long friendships that lasted throughout his lifetime. The selected work in this auction, by Kayo O’Young and Harlan House, reflects his discerning eye.

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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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Ethnographic Art

November 14 - 19, 2020

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Prints & Photography

November 14 - 19, 2020

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Waddington’s West: Canadian Art from Private Collections

November 14 - 19, 2020

Please contact jd@waddingtons.ca for condition reports or to book a preview appointment. Please note that health and safety protocols are in place.

Important Notes:
All artworks are located in Vancouver and shipping from Vancouver is the responsibility of the successful bidders.
This auction closes at 2 pm Eastern Time (11 am Pacific Time).

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Inuit Art

November 21 - 26, 2020

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No Blank Walls

November 21 - 26, 2020

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Decorative Arts & Design

November 21 - 26, 2020

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Fine Wine

November 23 - December 01, 2020

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Fine Spirits

November 23 - December 01, 2020

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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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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 Fine Art

December 05 - 10, 2020

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