How to Sell

You Need to Understand the True Value

Working with Waddington’s means you’ve selected to work with the most diverse auction and appraisal company in Canada with 170 years of experience.

We welcome consignments of excellent examples of Canadian, International, Inuit and Indigenous Art, Decorative Arts, Fine Jewellery and Fine Wine and Spirits.

We also accept consignments from unique estate and specially curated collections. Our almost 100 auctions throughout the year provide a multitude of opportunities to sell desirable items.

1.  Find out what it’s really worth

Our experts will determine an accurate value and the best channel through which to offer your item to achieve the maximum result. To get started, including as much detail as possible, submit a Consignment Form.

2.  Our review process

We’ll review the information you’ve sent us and get in touch with you if further details are required and/or to determine the next steps. We will advise what we believe the item(s) will achieve at auction and recommend the best channel to offer them.

3.  Our Auctions

Live and Online Auctions: We offer some 100 online and live auctions each year, providing a multitude of opportunities to sell desirable items.

Private Sales: Through our extensive network of domestic and international clients, we are able to expertly facilitate confidential private sales to best meet your needs.

4.  Marketing your item(s)

  • Our expertly researched catalogues are a key marketing tool. Colour photographs, detailed descriptions, provenance and essays are all included in our auction catalogues.
  • Auctions are accompanied by public and private previews to provide interested buyers ample opportunity to inspect items.
  • Every item is featured in our online galleries, with sophisticated multiple views and zoom options.
  • We also reach our audiences via digital newsletters, email blasts and blogs, as well as traditional advertising in both digital and print media channels, and social media.

 

Consign With Us Today

Waddington’s is the right choice to sell your works of art, decorative arts, jewellery, wine or specialty items.

We are always interested in excellent examples of:

  • Asian Art
  • Canadian Fine Art
  • Contemporary Art
  • Decorative Arts
  • Fine Jewellery & Watches
  • International Art
  • Inuit & Indigenous Art
  • Prints & Photography
  • Wine & Spirits

 

Please see our DEPARTMENT PAGES for details.

FIND OUT about our past auctions

SUBMIT a consignment request form

Interested in Consigning FINE WINE OR SPIRITS?

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Meet Our Specialists

Our specialists are dedicated to providing the most accurate information and guidance. Choosing Waddington’s ensures that you will be assisted by some of Canada’s most knowledgeable specialists. Our staff are respected experts with access to international networks and resources.

Whether a simple valuation for sale or a complex inventory, we will provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions.

 

Stacey Blouin
Stacey Blouin

Coordinator, Appraisals & Consignments

Appraisals & Consignments

sb@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6175

Valerie Brown
Valerie Brown

Client Services

Waddington's Collingwood

vb@waddingtons.ca

705-445-8811

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Jacqui Dixon
Jacqui Dixon

Director, Client Services

Waddington's Vancouver

jd@waddingtons.ca

778-837-4588

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Elizabeth  Edwards
Elizabeth Edwards

Client Experience Manager

Appraisals & Consignments

le@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6193

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Devin Hatfield
Devin Hatfield

Client Services Manager

Fine Wine and Spirits

dh@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6181

Bill Kime
Bill Kime

Senior Specialist, Ceramics, Glass and Silver

Decorative Arts & Design

bk@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6189

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Rochelle Konn
Rochelle Konn

Associate Specialist

Inuit Art

rk@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6191

Duncan McLean
Duncan McLean

President

Inuit Art, Management

adm@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6183

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Livia Miliotis
Livia Miliotis

Consignment Coordinator

Fine Jewellery & Watches

lvm@waddingtons.ca

416-504-9100

Nicole Schembre
Nicole Schembre

Consignment Coordinator

Canadian Fine Art, Inuit Art

ns@waddingtons.ca

416-967-6027

Notable Sales

Christian Marcel Barbeau

Christian Marcel Barbeau

FOL OISEAU, 1972


October 25, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $7,200

Gideon Tomaschoff

Gideon Tomaschoff

LA BOCA


November 20, 2018

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $5,400

Kim Dorland

Kim Dorland

BUSH PARTY #6


November 27, 2017

Estimate $12,000-$18,000

Realised: $12,000

Mike Bayne

Mike Bayne

FEBRUARY LANDSCAPE, STUDY NO. 6, 2004


October 25, 2018

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $6,780

RENÉ MARCIL

RENÉ MARCIL

UNTITLED (PORTRAIT), 1983


February 27, 2020

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $3,912

JOHN KASYN

JOHN KASYN

ON MCCAUL STREET NEAR QUEEN, 1980


November 18, 2019

Estimate $7,000-$9,000

Realised: $9,600

ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON

ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON

GEORGIAN BAY


November 23, 2015

Estimate $25,000-$35,000

Realised: $35,400

CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF

CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF

HUNTER ON SNOWSHOES


November 18, 2019

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $26,400

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