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

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Modern + Contemporary Ceramics Auction

29 - 02 May 2019

Thank you to all who participated in our November Auction. We were thrilled by the results and it proved to be our most successful auction to date. We loved seeing everyone who visited the gallery and look forward to our next auction in May.

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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

'Optical Cup', circa 2006 'Cresendo Cup', circa 1992 Vessel with Extended Rim

Elizabeth Fritsch

(British, b.1940)

Fritsch’s musical background has been inspirational to her ceramic work, and this has been integral to her becoming one of the most influential potters of the last few decades.


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Our News

Marijke Varrall-Jones at the London Art Fair

Our director, Marijke Varrall-Jones will be at The London Art Fair on Saturday 19th January 2019 to discuss why ceramics are increasingly becoming the chosen medium of fine art collectors and investors. 

London Art Fair | Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH

Saturday 19 January | 5.15 – 6pm | A new canon in fine art? Redefining and collecting ceramics

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Maak’s Largest Ever Auction Highlights Strength of Female Presence in the Ceramics Market

On Thursday 22 November, Maak London closed their largest sale to date with strong sales across the board and exceptional results for a number of female ceramists. With 78% sale rate from the 303 lots, the market for ceramics continues to strengthen with 105% by value result. The final hammer price for Past and Present Masters, 22 November, was £372,655.

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Sake in Traditional Japanese Culture | An Essay by Shirley Booth

14 November 2018

As Maak prepares to present The Art of Sake auction from 19-21 November, Shirley Booth, President and Founder of the British Sake Association, gives an insight into the cultural significance of Sake.

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Brightening up #BlueMonday with #GordonBaldwin | Sculptural Form, 2002 | Stoneware | SOLD for £3,120 in #autumntwitter.com/i/web/status/1…