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Hans Coper (1920-1981) Early Vessel, circa 1953

Forthcoming Auction

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Contemporary Ceramics

15 - 18 May 2017

We are pleased to present the latest Maak Contemporary Ceramics Auction with a huge selection of studio ceramics by the leading names. The auction will be viewing online on 28th April and bidding will open on Monday 15 May, with bidding concluding from 10am on Thursday 18 May. Please contact us for any enquiries or assistance in registering for the auction.

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Who are Maak?

Maak are the market leading auction specialists in studio ceramics presenting regular contemporary ceramic auctions dedicated to the foremost international ceramic art of the 20th and 21st century. Established by Marijke Varrall-Jones, Maak also offer comprehensive services as ceramic art consultants to both private collectors and institutions based on many years of market experience at the highest level and a shared enthusiasm for this specialist field.

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Featured Artist

Monumental Bowl, 2006 'Deep Gypsy Bowl', 2006 Dark Red Bowl, 2006

Alan Caiger-Smith

(British, b.1930)

There are currently a number of spectacular works available for sale from Caiger-Smith's last ever firing before his retirement in 2006.

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Our News

Contemporary Art Exhibition by Zuleika Gallery

“The Legacy of St Ives: Past and Present” 29 April – 27th May

This pop-up exhibition forms part of the popular Oxfordshire’s Artweek and will showcase original paintings and limited edition prints by some of the leading artists working and associated with St Ives from the early 20th Century to the present day. Prices range from £800-20,000

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"Material: Earth"

Marijke Part of the Panel Discussing Collecting Contemporary Ceramics

Marijke is looking forward to an evening at "Material: Earth", a major new exhibition celebrating the use of clay in contemporary art. The event is being organised and hosted at the Messum’s pioneering multi-purpose gallery and arts centre in Wiltshire. The exhibition aims to illustrate "how since the 1970’s there has been a quiet but steady progression in the use of ceramics away from studio pottery towards the challenging and immersive arena of contemporary art." 

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Maak Valuation Day in Suffolk

14 September 2016 at J&J Rawlin's exhibition 'Compass Points'

We would like to extend an invitation to J&J Rawlin's 'Compass Points: Contemporary Ceramics from the Four Corners of England', their second selling exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics in Aldeburgh, Suffolk as part of the High Tide Festival.

Marijke will be in attendance on Wednesday 14th September, holding a 'Valuation and Consignment Day', offering a free valuation service. 

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