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Cfile.Daily | 09.12.19

Hans Coper Auction Price Record

Maak Ceramics states its autumn sale demonstrated an increasing interest in collecting studio pottery. Taking place at the Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, between November 11 – 14, the highlight of the sale was Hans Coper’s Large Gobular Pot. It fetched $110,900 far exceeding the estimate of $19,700 – $26,200 and making it the highest price reached for a Hans Coper this year!

The highest prices fetched for Lucie Rie on the Auction was $34,100 for lot 101 with an estimate of $19,700 – $26,200 and lot 102 for $28,900 with an estimate of $15,700 to $23,600.

The sale celebrated two key Living Collections – one collector from Miami and the other South London. Both collectors shared a passion and true love for ceramics and now this passion can be passed on to the new collectors of these pieces. More highlights of the sale included piece by Lucie Rie, John Ward,  Joanna Constantinidis and Ursula Morley-Price.”

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