February 27 - March 4
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Indigenous Art featuring Selections from the Estate of Richard LaPrairie
OCTOBER 3 - 8
FREDA DIESING, Haida, Prince Rupert
OLD WOMAN WITH LIP ORNAMENT
RECORD PRICE REALISED: $40,800
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Led by exceptional works by Ennutsiak, Joe Talirunili, Kenojuak Ashevak, Jessie Oonark Pauta Saila, Shuvinai Ashoona, and Pauta Saila, our September Inuit Art auction is a wonderful mix of contemporary and historic pieces.
JOE TALIRUNILI (1893-1976), Povungnituk / Puvirnituq
PRICE REALISED: $216,000
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.
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Upcoming Auctions and Events
January 30 - February 04, 2021
In addition to a selection of sculptures and works on paper is a ceramic work from Rankin Inlet, wall hangings from Baker Lake and a large acrylic on canvas painting by Davie Atchealak. Artists of note include Manasie Akpaliapik, Bill Nasogaluak, Toonoo Sharky, David Ruben, Kiawak Ashoona, Barnabus Arnasungaaq, Abraham Etungat, Mathew Aqigaaq, Pitseolak Ashoona, William Noah, Kananginak Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, and Luke Anguhadluq.
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March 06 - 11, 2021
Consignment Deadline: February 05, 2021
Based in Vancouver, this auction features a broad range of Canadian art including Northwest Coast and Inuit art, all of which has been sourced from Western Canadian collections. All artworks are located in Vancouver and shipping from Vancouver is the responsibility of the successful bidders. Please contact email@example.com for condition reports. Please note that this auction closes at 2 pm ET (11 am PT).
Please contact us to consign, the deadline for consignments is February 5.Auction Details
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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