29 Nov - 02 Dec
Our forthcoming auction of Modern + Contemporary Ceramics will take place from 29 November until 2 December with all bidding closing from 10am on Thursday 2 December.
If you would like to discuss consigning works into the auction or you would like to register to bid in the auction, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com
Consignment deadline: 25 October 2021
03 - 10 Nov
Phillips and Maak have come together to present an important selection of works from the seminal collection of International Studio Ceramics of the late Dr. John P Driscoll, New York. The Art of Fire - Selections from the Collection of Dr. John P Driscoll will celebrate Driscoll's cultural legacy and offer some 160 highlight lots from his significant collection.
The auction will take place at Phillips Berkeley Square on 10 November 2021. View, Register & Bid in the auction at https://www.phillips.com/auctions/auction/UK050321
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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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.