Contemporary Art

Start Time: 9/26/2020 9:00:00 AM ET
End Time: 10/1/2020 2:00:00 PM ET

Our first Contemporary Art auction of the fall features a mix of collecting categories and a wide range of media, including painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture.

Highlights include work by Kent Monkman, Edward Burtynsky, Chris Cran, Wanda Koop, Steve Driscoll, Rodney Graham, Philip Iverson, Mara Korkola, Kevin Sonmor and James Lahey—an excellent opportunity to collect work by Canadian powerhouses.

Previews will be available by appointment.

For more information please contact us.



Start Time: 9/26/2020 9:00:00 AM ET
End Time: 10/1/2020 2:00:00 PM ET

We are pleased to open the fall season with an exciting Jewellery auction featuring an eclectic selection of 19th century and contemporary items, from classic staples to bold statement pieces. This auction includes approximately 200 lots of bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces, brooches, and jadeite jewellery, in yellow, white, and rose gold, set with various diamonds and coloured gemstones.

Previews are available by appointment only Monday, September 28 – Wednesday, September 30 between 1 and 4:30 pm.

Please contact us for more information or to book a preview appointment.


The Grapes for Humanity, Save Hospitality Fine Wine Charity Auction

Start Time: 9/28/2020 9:00:00 AM ET
End Time: 10/7/2020 6:00:00 PM ET

This auction, presented in partnership by Waddington’s, features over 300 lots of exceptional wines, winery tours and two guitars donated by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Rush.

Proceeds will directly benefit Ontario hospitality front-line workers through the Toronto Restaurant Workers Relief Fund the Bartender’s Benevolent Fund and independent Ontario restaurants through To find out more about Grapes for Humanity, visit

Please note items in this auction are offered under the Terms and Conditions for the Grapes for Humanity Wine Auction.


SNAP Photography Auction

Start Time: 10/3/2020 9:00:00 AM ET
End Time: 10/8/2020 2:00:00 PM ET

This auction represents Winners and Jury Selections from SNAP’s Annual Photo Competition. These contemporary, lens-based works are selected from among hundreds of entries by a jury of talented professionals in the fields of photography, printing and framing.

Proceeds from this auction will support ACT (AIDS Committee of Toronto) in its mission to reduce new HIV infections in Toronto, and promote the independence, dignity, health and well-being of people living with HIV and AIDS and those at increased risk of HIV.

Please note items in this auction are offered under the Terms and Conditions of SNAP 

Waddington`s is a proud sponsor of this auction.

Leah den Bok
SNAP 2019 Photo Competition Winner


Note: Lots begin closing in groups of 25 lots every 10 minutes on the final day of the auction (typically a Thursday).

For example, lots 1 to 25 may close at 2pm, while lots 26-50 may close at 2:10pm. This continues from lot 1 until the the final lots of the auction are closed.

Please be sure to confirm the time that the auctions close, as closing times vary by auction.

If a bid is placed within the last 5 minutes of bidding for a lot, the end time will extend 5 minutes from the time the bid is placed. This will continue until there is no bidding for 5 minutes.

You are legally responsible for all bids that have been placed, even if a bid has been placed in error.