The Pat O'Connor Collection of New Zealand Studio Pottery

Thursday 22nd February 2018

6.30pm - 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland

Featuring major pieces by Len Castle, Roy Cowan, Jim Greig and Doreen Blumhardt the Pat O’Connor collection attracted a large crowd of collectors and numerous absentee and phone bidders from New Zealand and internationally, resulting in total sales under the hammer of $192 500 and a raft of strong prices including a new auction record for Len Castle of $17 895 for a spectacular large Jun glazed Blossom Vase. Some of the highlights included:

329. Len Castle early salt glaze blue salt glaze vase $5645
404. Roy Cowan salt glaze floor vase $8405
410. Graeme Storm stoneware floor vase $2160
416. Len Castle square section jun glaze bottle vase $4680
417. Len Castle large square section jun glaze bottle vase $4925
418. Len Castle square section bottle vase $3600
463. Jim Greig Solid and Void Form $7565
466. Chester Nealie celadon glaze bottle form $3000
474. Chester Nealie Large bottle form $5165
496. Len Castle Blossom Vase $17 895 *a record price for the artist at auction
497. Len Castle Blossom Vase $12 010
499. Len Castle Crater Lake Bowl $7325
500. Len Castle Crater Lake Bowl $5045
504. Len Castle Inverted Volcano (blue alkaline) $7325
505. Len Castle Inverted Volcano (red lava glaze) $9730
506. Len Castle Alkaline avian bowl $1920
509. Len Castle Sea Secret $2460
510. Len Castle Sea Secret $2040
516. Len Castle Blue Night Sky $2280
517. Len Castle Lava Lake Bowl $3720

*A full list of prices realised will be published online shortly. Prices listed include buyer's premium and GST.

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Enquiries

Hamish Coney, Director
hamish@artandobject.co.nz
0800 80 60 01
+64 9 354 4646
+64 21 509 550
Conditions of Sale