5 Press Releases

Tag: John Ward

  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby’s Presents the Sassoon Judaica Collection This December

    Colloquially known as the “Rothschilds of the East,” the Sassoon family has a long history at auction. An upcoming Sotheby’s sale, held on December 17th, 2020, at 10:00 AM EST, marks the 50th anniversary of their association with the auction house. Nearly 70 lots from the Sassoon Judaica collection will…

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  • Auction Industry

    Bowl by rising star potter expected to deliver a handsome return on investment

    The 18cm high hand-built black and white stepped rim bowl by John Ward (b.1939), bought two decades ago for £595, has a guide of £8000-12,000. STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET.- A vendor who bought a piece of studio pottery simply ‘because she liked it’ is expected to receive a handsome return on her investment…

    Bowl by rising star potter expected to deliver a handsome return on investment
  • Art Fairs

    The Hepworth Wakefield Ceramics Fair goes online this weekend

    Carla Murdoch Ceramics, photo: Joanna Ritchie. WAKEFIELD.- The Hepworth Wakefield’s annual Ceramics Fair has become an unmissable event for any art lover. The gallery brings together makers from all over the UK to sell unique ceramic pieces ranging from jewellery to homeware. This year, for the first time, the Ceramics Fair…

    The Hepworth Wakefield Ceramics Fair goes online this weekend
  • Auction Result

    Auction dedicated to solo collection attracts record audiences

    Annie Turner (British, b.1958), 'Mussel Box'. Sold for: £1,140. LONDON.- On Thursday 14 May, Maak’s auction dedicated to the collection of Dayabandhu attracted the highest rate of new registrations and some exceptionally strong results. With 93% sold by lot and 153% by value, the overwhelming pattern showed pieces that resonated most closely…

    Auction dedicated to solo collection attracts record audiences
  • Auction Preview

    Unifying Eye | The Dayabandhu Collection

    The upcoming Maak Contemporary Ceramics’ sale will bring a selection of ceramics from the personal collection of Michael Evans, also known by his Buddhist name Dayabandhu. A former mechanical engineer and local government officer, Dayabandu’s interest in ceramics started 60 years ago when he visited two maiden aunts after church and admired…

    UNIFYING EYE | THE DAYABANDHU COLLECTION