Ritchies is an auction house in Canada based in Toronto but with offices in New York and Hong Kong. Among their specialist areas are Canadian art, decorative art, jewellery and wine.

The firm were purchased by new owners in 2011, the businessman Kashif Khan and his partner Ravi Poddar.


Back in business with a £2m treasure

10 December 2012

Ritchies, the Toronto auction house founded in 1967 and declared bankrupt in 2009, are trading again. And in spectacular style.

Ritchies slammed over record keeping

07 December 2009

The trustee appointed to oversee the collapse of Toronto-based Ritchies Auctioneers has presented a damning portrait of the company’s operations.

Court declares Ritchies bankrupt

09 November 2009

THE troubled Toronto-based auctioneers Ritchies have finally closed after they were declared bankrupt by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Sotheby’s ditch Ritchies over payment problems

21 August 2009

The partnership between Toronto auctioneers Ritchies and Sotheby’s has been dissolved after payment deadlines were missed following a joint sale of Canadian art on May 25.