275 King Street E
Toronto , Ontario
Canada M5A 1K2
Telephone : +1 416 504 9100
Fax : +1 416 504 0033
Website : http://www.waddingtons.ca/
Email : email@example.com
Waddington's is a Canadian auction house that has been dealing in fine art, antiques and collectibles since 1850. With auction locations in Downtown Toronto and Coburg, Ontario, Waddington's stays busy holding monthly art auctions, weekly estate auctions, and periodic s... read more
Waddington's is a Canadian auction house that has been dealing in fine art, antiques and collectibles since 1850. With auction locations in Downtown Toronto and Coburg, Ontario, Waddington's stays busy holding monthly art auctions, weekly estate auctions, and periodic specialty auctions featuring large collections of specific items, such as rugs and textiles. Aside from offering an eclectic array of rare treasures that buyers can bid on in person, they also have an active online presence, holding monthly online auctions. In 2014 they offered 60 auctions online on Invaluable.com for Canadian fine art; Inuit art; Russian paintings; vintage wine accessories; maps, militaria and arms; and more, including live auctions.
Waddington's has built a reputation of achieving great results for their sellers. In a November 2014 auction featuring 170 works of Canadian art, the auction drummed up $2.5 million in only 3 hours, setting five record prices. For example, bidding for a work of art by John Graham Coughtry titled Two Figure Series XIX, 1964 reached $129,800 after originally being estimated between $30,000- $50,000.
Waddington's employs a skilled team of specialists who offer expertise in Asian, Canadian, and international art. Other areas of expertise include ceramics, glass, silver, sculpture, decorations, clocks and lighting.
Waddington's auctioneering services allow for traditional bidding as well as absentee bidding, phone bids and live online bidding. Their appraisal services include informal verbal appraisals as well as formal appraisals for the purposes of estate planning, tax reporting, insurance claims, or charitable giving. Prospective sellers who are considering consigning with the auction house can request free online appraisals for their items.
Waddington's has a regularly updated blog that details items fetching high bids at recent auctions; the blog also previews upcoming auctions with photos of highly-anticipated lots. You can also stay in the loop on what's coming up at Waddington's through high-quality online videos. Last but not least, Waddington's has an extensive social media presence; you can find them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and YouTube.hide
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