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Maak launches Contemporary Craft auctions

The Collection of Victoria, Lady de Rothschild

Maak is delighted to announce its inaugural auction dedicated to Contemporary Craft with the single owner collection of the late Victoria, Lady de Rothschild.

A unique installation of the collection, showcasing over 100 of the finest works in wood, metal, glass, ceramics and jewellery, will be exhibited at Ascott House, the historic residence of the de Rothschild family and former home of Victoria, Lady de Rothschild.

The full collection will be on display at Ascott House from 17 March to 17 September 2023. All tickets for entrance to the house and gardens are available to purchase online at www.ascottestate.co.uk

Auction Viewing
12 – 21 September 2023
Auction viewing at Ascott House with Maak Specialists by appointment

Heritage in Contemporary Craft Auction
The online auction will take place between 12-21 September 2023, with bidding concluding from 1pm on 21 September. The full catalogue can be viewed online now here.

"Victoria de Rothschild’s collection offers a rare opportunity to see
a depth as well as breadth of contemporary studio craft, mostly dating from the past two decades. The collection is dominated by works of great visual economy in porcelain, silver, wood, and lacquer mostly within the familiar language of domestic forms... How wonderful that such a collection is, for a while, on public view." - Amanda Game

A green lacquer box made by Shinya Yamamura
Two silver 'furl forms' made by Clare Ransom
An installation shot of Ascott House showing works by Andrew Wicks, Ritsue Mishima and Junko Mori
A pacific mandrone wood vessel 'White Pot 2' made by Christian Burchard in 2005
A silver 'Round Square 2' made by David Huycke in 2002

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