A.H. Wilkens

A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals is a full service auction house specializing in Fine, Decorative and Asian Arts. With our combined experiences  in the antique industry, in both the auction and the retail sectors, we provide a well-balanced, thorough and honest alternative perspective of the business.  We blend an international standard of expertise and marketing with the efficiency and flexibility that only a provincial auction house can provide.
 

Accurate Appraisals

We suggest that you begin the appraisal process by speaking with one of our specialists, in person or by phone in one of our two offices located in Toronto and Oakville, Ontario. This will help to determine what type of items you are looking at having valued and what type of valuation you need. Find out more here.

Commission Base

No up front costs associated to listing your items in our auctions. A.H. Wilkens only gets a portion of what is sold. Find out more here

Outstanding Knowledge

Our experts are knowledgeable in silver, porcelain & ceramics, glass, decorative accessories, furniture, lighting, Asian arts including Chinese, Korean, Japanese and South East Asian, Ethnographic arts, Canadian and International fine art, jewellery and vintage accessories. Find out more here.

SELLING PROCESS

 
STEP ONE
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We begin the auction process with an onsite evaluation of your goods; if this cannot occur due to timing or location constraint, we can provide appraisals through photographs delivered through email or mail.
STEP TWO
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We will then provide a written evaluation or general verbal overview on a case by case basis.
STEP THREE
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Following the valuation, we can help you plan the move by recommending packers, movers or organizers to facilitate an easy transition.
STEP FOUR
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All goods are brought into either our downtown Toronto location or our downtown Oakville location and inventoried so that consignments are properly managed and kept up to date. All items from a consignment are kept within the location committed.
STEP FIVE
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Following the valuation, we can help you plan the move by recommending packers, movers or organizers to facilitate an easy transition.
STEP SIX
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Following the valuation, we can help you plan the move by recommending packers, movers or organizers to facilitate an easy transition.

WHY US?

 
We strive to stay on the cusp of new trends and markets by following the international marketplaces and auctions as well as local factors. We feel that it is imperative to stay connected with the community and so making weekly or monthly visits to shows, shops and markets and talk to vendors and collectors keeps us current on marketplace perspectives.
 
  • We provide you with an accurate appraisal
  • We provide you access to 1000’s of online bidders
  • We provide the advertising for your valuable items

OUR SKILLS

 
Knowledge of Art & Antiques
90%
Meeting Expectations
95%
Flexibility
100%
Marketing & Advertising
85%

 

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