Celebrating 10 Years of Maak Auctions. Dedicated to handling the very best in modern + contemporary ceramic art.

Hans Coper | 'Cup on Foot with Central Disc', 1965, 'Cup on Stand', circa 1975 & 'Cup on Stand', circa 1972

Auctions & Events

Modern + Contemporary Ceramics | December 2021

29 Nov - 02 Dec

We are pleased to present our forthcoming Modern + Contemporary Ceramics which will will take place from 29 November until 2 December with all bidding closing from 10am on Thursday 2 December 2021

If you would like to discuss any of the lots listed or have any questions regarding registration or bidding please do not hesitate to contact us at info@maaklondon.com

The Art of Fire: Selections from the Dr John P Driscoll Collection | In Association with Phillips

03 - 10 Nov

Phillips x Maak Achieve £6.5 Million for The Art of Fire: Selections from the Dr John P. Driscoll Collection

Exceeding the Pre-Sale High Estimate of £2 Million by 228% and Setting 28 World Auction Records

“This first selection from John Driscoll's collection will act as a catalyst for a much needed re-evaluation of the cultural significance of studio ceramics. John's eye for quality and nose for a story has brought us a collection that has made history and will resonate for years to come. It is a legacy to be proud of.”

Marijke Varrall-Jones | Director of Maak 


Celebrating 10 Years of Maak Auctions

Maak is celebrating its 10 year anniversary as the leading specialist auction house dedicated to studio ceramics. Over the course of a decade, Maak has been at the forefront in the rise in interest in studio ceramics. Our commitment to cultivating the international market for modern and contemporary ceramics has been integral to fuelling the sustained growth within this specialist field.

Maak has grown to be internationally recognised as being at the forefront in the development of the contemporary ceramics market, selling a total hammer in excess of £5 million to an audience that reaches across over 100 countries around the world. Having been entrusted with sale of important private collections, such as the Miami Private Collection in 2019 and the Dayabandhu Collection in 2020 as well as distinguished individual works, Maak has been well positioned to present the finest selections of ceramics in their highly anticipated auction schedule.

Looking back of the last 10 years, Marijke Varrall-Jones, Founder and Director of Maak says, “It’s been an extraordinary 10 years and I’m very proud when I reflect on how far Maak has come in that time. To think that Maak started with me at my kitchen table and seeing the business grow to where we are today, has brought me great fulfillment and is something I am hugely grateful for. Many of our collectors have been with us from the start, whilst we have welcomed many more along the way, all of us connected by our shared enthusiasm for ceramics.”

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Featured Artist

Aneta Regal

(Polish b.1976)

Polish born artist, living, and working in London. She graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2006 rejecting the idea of a ‘potter’, she considers herself a sculptor who chooses clay as her medium. Her work is reflective of the natural world, creating an abstract interpretation with layered and tactile surfaces. 

 

Edmund de Waal Porcelain Vessels - Maak Contemporary Ceramics

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