Collection Management



There are many aspects of managing your collection that Waddington’s can help with. Whether you're just starting to collect, expanding or reducing your collection, or looking for information about conservation, we have the expertise and can provide the guidance you need.

Collection Consulting
Our specialists are available to help you manage your collections no matter what stage of collecting you're in, or size of your collection. We will provide you with guidance on market and art trends, today’s values and tomorrow’s growth potential.

Inventory / Cataloguing / Photography
We can provide an appraised inventory of your collection, in digital format and/or a colour-printed publication.

Research / Authentication
As any experienced collector knows, authentication and establishing provenance are a vital aspect of collecting; particularly important prior to either buying or selling a work. We have the expertise to assist you.

Conservation / Restoration
Maintaining your pieces in good condition, repairing accidental damage, or restoring a recent addition to your collection is an integral part of proper collection management. We can provide the guidance you need.

Framing
The proper framing and placement of your art piece will enhance its impact and aesthetic, as well as provide protection in high traffic areas, and from potentially harmful elements such as sunlight, humidity, etc.

Installation
The hanging and/or installing of your art piece's are an important aspect to displaying your collection for both its aesthetic impact and security.

Shipping / Storage
We can arrange to safely move your pieces to a new location or securely store them here in Toronto.


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UPCOMING AUCTIONS & EVENTS



"Off the Wall" Art Online Auction
March 25 - 30, 2017


On View:
Sunday, March 26, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, March 27, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Silver & Costume Jewellery and Accessories Online Auction
March 25 - 30, 2017


On View:
Sunday, March 26, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, March 27, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Rugs & Carpets Online Auction
March 25 - 30, 2017


On View:
Sunday, March 26, 2017
from 12 pm to 4 pm
Monday, March 27, 2017
from 1pm to 7 pm

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Inuit Art Online Auction
March 25 - 30, 2017


On View:
Sunday, March 26, 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, March 27, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Concrete Contemporary Art Online Auction
March 31 - April 13, 2017


On View:
April 3 - 13, 2017

Monday, April 3 to Fri, April 7
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, April 9
12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

Monday, April 10
1:00 pm to 7 pm

Tuesday, April 11 to Thursday, April 13
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bidding begins on Artsy.net
March 31, 12:00 PM, and ends
April 13, 9:00 PM

Register now to bid online:
artsy.net/sign_up



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Skam Graffiti Art Online Auction
April 3 - 13, 2017


On View:
April 3 - 13, 2017

Weekday hours:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 10 April 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Weekend hours:
Sunday 9 April 2017
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm



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"Off the Wall" Art Online Auction
April 22 - 27, 2017


On View:
Sunday 23 April 2017
from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm
Monday 24 April 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Ethnographic Arts and Artifacts Online Auction
including the collection of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum
April 22 - 27, 2017


On View:
Sunday 23 April 2017
from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm
Monday 24 April 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Fine Spirits Online Auction
May 8 - 16, 2017


This auction will start closing at 4:00 pm on Tuesday 16 May 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


Fine Wine Online Auction
May 8 - 16, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday 16 May 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


"Off the Wall" Art Online Auction
May 13 - 18, 2017


On View:
Sunday 14 May 2017
from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm
Monday 15 May 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Decorative Arts Online Auction
May 13 - 18, 2017


On View:
Sunday, May 14, 2017
from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm
Monday, May 15, 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Jewellery & Watch Auction
including Numismatics
Tuesday 16 May 2017 at 1:00 pm


On View:
Sunday 14 May 2017
from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm
Monday 15 May 2017
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesday 16 May 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


Inuit Art Online Auction
May 27 - June 1, 2017


On View:
Saturday 27 May 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 28 May 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm


Canadian Fine Art Auction
Monday 29 May 2017 at 7:00 pm


On View:
Friday 26 May 2017
from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 27 May 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 28 May 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 29 May 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


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Inuit Art Auction
Tuesday 30 May 2017 at 6:00 pm


On View:
May 23 - 26, 2017
from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 27 May 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 28 May 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 29 May 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


Asian Art Online Auction
June 10 - 15, 2017


On View:
Friday 9 June 2017
from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 12 June 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


Decorative Arts Online Auction
June 10 - 15, 2017


On View:
Friday 9 June 2017
from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 12 June 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


Asian Art Auction
Monday 12 June 2017 at 6:00 pm


On View:
Friday 9 June 2017
from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 12 June 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


International Art Auction
Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 1:00 pm


On View:
Friday 9 June 2017
from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 12 June 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


Fine Jewellery Auction
Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 7:00 pm


On View:
Friday 9 June 2017
from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 12 June 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


Decorative Arts Auction
Wednesday 14 June 2017 at 6:00 pm


On View:
Friday 9 June 2017
from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 12 June 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon


The Canada 150 Auction
Monday 19 June 2017 at 7:00 pm


On View:
Friday 16 June 2017
from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday 17 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 18 June 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday 19 June 2017
from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon

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Fine Wine Online Auction
September 11 - 19, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday 19 September 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


Fine Wine Online Auction
November 20 - 28, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday 28 November 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO