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Maak Valuation Day in Suffolk 14 September 2016

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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Bernard Leach: Drawings at The Cambridge Book and Print Gallery

Bernard Leach: Drawings at The Cambridge Book and Print Gallery

April 19 - 30 Oxford | May 3 - 14 Cambridge

The Cambridge Book and Print Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of previously unseen drawings by celebrated potter and founder of the Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall, Bernard Leach at their Oxford and Cambridge Galleries. Maak will be previewing a selection of pots by Bernard Leach and Leach Potters at the Oxford reception on Friday 22 April.

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Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review's Auction Eye

Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review's Auction Eye

4 April 2016

2015 was an exciting year for ceramics at auction. In the latest edition of Ceramic Review Marijke Varrall-Jones reviews Maak highlights from the past year.

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Maak Feature in House and Garden Magazine

Maak Feature in House and Garden Magazine

12 November 2015

We were delighted with the feature in the December 2015 issue of House and Garden magazine's excellent insider art section, offering a profile of Marijke Varrall-Jones, Founding Director of Maak. Read how it all began and what inspires her about working with Ceramics.

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Japanese Ceramics at Maak

Japanese Ceramics at Maak

19 October 2015

The November auction includes the first selection from an exciting private collection of 20th Century Japanese ceramics.

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Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review

Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review

1 May 2015

The May/June edition of Ceramic Review Magazine features an article by Marijke in their new Auction Eye Ceramics | Collecting section. Read about how Maak began and current trends in collecting as well as tips for collecting contemporary ceramic art.

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Maak Consignment Trip to the South West

Maak Consignment Trip to the South West

14-16 April 2015

Marijke Varrall-Jones will be visiting the South West region of the UK gathering consignments for the June auction.

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Maak Auction Report

Maak Auction Report

20 November 2014

The October 2014 auction has been the strongest to date with some exceptional results.

One highlight lot that stands out and represents an auction record for the artist is lot 171 Emmanuel Cooper 'Dark Ocean #2' Jug from circa 1989. It sold for an auction record of £8,500 hammer.

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Maak Contemporary Ceramics October 2014 Auction Announcement

Contemporary Ceramics Auction Announcement

9th October 2014

Maak is pleased to present their latest Contemporary Ceramics auction of studio pottery and contemporary ceramic art which is now previewing online. All the artworks in the auction will be on view at the Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, 5 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 4UY from 27 to 30 October 2014.

The auction will provide another opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts of studio ceramics to see and acquire works by the leading names in British and International Studio Ceramics. The October auction includes an edited selection from a substantial German private collection.

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Maak Contemporary Ceramics and the Private Collector

Maak and the Private Collector

16th October 2014

Maak Contemporary Ceramics is a unique auction house and art consultancy that specialises exclusively in studio ceramics and contemporary ceramic art, an area that Director Marijke Varrall-Jones has worked in at the highest level for over 10 years. 

"The market for contemporary ceramics is very much client led - the vast majority of our clients are private individuals who have been assembling their collections of studio ceramics over many years and decades."

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