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

Auctions & Events

Modern + Contemporary Ceramics | May 2022

23 - 26 May

Bidding is now open and conclude from 10am BST on Thursday 26 May 2022 

Viewing in the London gallery from 23-26 May - see below for further details

Maak are delighted to present their forthcoming auction of Modern + Contemporary Ceramics. This auction includes further selections from the Dr John P Driscoll Collection alongside a variety of works by the leading names in studio pottery and contemporary ceramic art

FiredUp4 Charity Auction | May 2022

12 - 27 May

Bidding is now open and will close from 1pm on Friday 27 May 2022 

Viewing in the London gallery from 23-26 May - see below for further details

FiredUp4 celebrates the work of an impressive group of the UK’s leading ceramic and visual artists in an innovative campaign to fundraise for the provision of pottery studios providing access to young people through the Onside Youth Zone network. 

Click here to read more about the FiredUp4 charity

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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