Edmund de Waal

British, b. 1964

1.1k Followers
Bio

Drawing inspiration from traditional Japanese miniatures, the work of Barnett Newman and Donald Judd, and a number of literary sources, Edmund de Waal creates ceramic works ranging from tiny vessels to large-scale installations. The porcelain …

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction Results
Filter by
Search
This is based on the artwork’s average dimension.
Search
Einmal, 2020
Sold on Mar 4, 2022
£34,020
US$45,000
Realized price
Increase
240% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
gilded porcelain tile and porcelain vessel, in artist's aluminium and glass vitrine
tile 8.8 x 11.9 x .1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 0 in.) vessel 10.5 x 5.9 x 5.9 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.) vitrine 21 x 17.1 x 10.4 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)
Estimate
Realized Price
£34,020
Auction Sale
Mar 4, 2022
Phillips
Einmal, 2020
gilded porcelain tile and porcelain vessel, in artist's aluminium and glass vitrine
Mar 4, 2022
Phillips
£34,020
US$45,000
Realized price
Increase
240% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
tile 8.8 x 11.9 x .1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 0 in.) vessel 10.5 x 5.9 x 5.9 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.) vitrine 21 x 17.1 x 10.4 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)
Estimate
Auction Sale
Mar 4, 2022
Phillips
Realized Price
£34,020
"Plate 1, Part 1, Page 1"
Sold on Dec 7, 2021
US$52,920
Realized price
Decrease
12% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
Glazed porcelain, lacquered wood, burnt oak.
Each shelf: 6 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (17.1 x 80 x 13.7 cm) Overall: 26 3/8 x 31 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (67 x 80 x 13.7 cm)
Estimate
Realized Price
US$52,920
Auction Sale
Dec 7, 2021
Phillips
"Plate 1, Part 1, Page 1"
Glazed porcelain, lacquered wood, burnt oak.
Dec 7, 2021
Phillips
US$52,920
Realized price
Decrease
12% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
Each shelf: 6 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (17.1 x 80 x 13.7 cm) Overall: 26 3/8 x 31 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (67 x 80 x 13.7 cm)
Estimate
Auction Sale
Dec 7, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
US$52,920
Low cylinder
Sold on Nov 10, 2021
£15,120
US$20,279
Realized price
Increase
332% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
Porcelain, pale blue celadon glaze over impressed marks.
10.6 cm (4 1/8 in.) high, 25.8 cm (10 1/8 in.) diameter
Estimate
Realized Price
£15,120
Auction Sale
Nov 10, 2021
Phillips
Low cylinder
Porcelain, pale blue celadon glaze over impressed marks.
Nov 10, 2021
Phillips
£15,120
US$20,279
Realized price
Increase
332% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
10.6 cm (4 1/8 in.) high, 25.8 cm (10 1/8 in.) diameter
Estimate
Auction Sale
Nov 10, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
£15,120
Tall lidded jar
Sold on Nov 10, 2021
£40,320
US$54,078
Realized price
Increase
404% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
Porcelain, pale blue celadon glaze over impressed and pinched marks.
43 cm (16 7/8 in.) high
Estimate
Realized Price
£40,320
Auction Sale
Nov 10, 2021
Phillips
Tall lidded jar
Porcelain, pale blue celadon glaze over impressed and pinched marks.
Nov 10, 2021
Phillips
£40,320
US$54,078
Realized price
Increase
404% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
43 cm (16 7/8 in.) high
Estimate
Auction Sale
Nov 10, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
£40,320
give me the splendid, silent sun
Sold on Oct 16, 2021
£7,500
US$10,309
Realized price
Reveal more
Artwork Dimension
2 1⁄2 x 5 1⁄2 x 5 1⁄2in. (6.2 x 14.1 x 14.1cm.) 11 3⁄4 x 8 1⁄4 x 7 1⁄2in. (30 x 21 x 19cm.)
Estimate
Realized Price
£7,500
Auction Sale
Oct 16, 2021
Christie's
give me the splendid, silent sun
Oct 16, 2021
Christie's
£7,500
US$10,309
Realized price
Reveal more
Artwork Dimension
2 1⁄2 x 5 1⁄2 x 5 1⁄2in. (6.2 x 14.1 x 14.1cm.) 11 3⁄4 x 8 1⁄4 x 7 1⁄2in. (30 x 21 x 19cm.)
Estimate
Auction Sale
Oct 16, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£7,500
Ryōan-ji (for John Cage), VII, 2017
Sold on Sep 7, 2021
£20,160
US$27,899
Realized price
Decrease
19% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
three porcelain vessels, two gilded porcelain tiles and two alabaster blocks in an aluminium box
Estimate
Realized Price
£20,160
Auction Sale
Sep 7, 2021
Sotheby's
Ryōan-ji (for John Cage), VII, 2017
three porcelain vessels, two gilded porcelain tiles and two alabaster blocks in an aluminium box
Sep 7, 2021
Sotheby's
£20,160
US$27,899
Realized price
Decrease
19% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
Estimate
Auction Sale
Sep 7, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£20,160
A Guide for the Perplexed, 2017
Sold on Apr 22, 2021
US$252,000
Realized price
Increase
152% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
comprising twenty-one porcelain vessels, four gilt porcelain tiles and nine alabaster blocks, glazed porcelain, aluminum
58.42 x 120.02 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
US$252,000
Auction Sale
Apr 22, 2021
Sotheby's
A Guide for the Perplexed, 2017
comprising twenty-one porcelain vessels, four gilt porcelain tiles and nine alabaster blocks, glazed porcelain, aluminum
Apr 22, 2021
Sotheby's
US$252,000
Realized price
Increase
152% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
58.42 x 120.02 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Apr 22, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
US$252,000
Lebensstürme, 2016
Sold on Apr 22, 2021
US$189,000
Realized price
Increase
8% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
four vitrines each with six tall vessels and one low vessel with gilt porcelain shards, glazed and parcel-gilt porcelain, aluminum
27.9 x 109.8 x 22.8 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
US$189,000
Auction Sale
Apr 22, 2021
Sotheby's
Lebensstürme, 2016
four vitrines each with six tall vessels and one low vessel with gilt porcelain shards, glazed and parcel-gilt porcelain, aluminum
Apr 22, 2021
Sotheby's
US$189,000
Realized price
Increase
8% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Sculpture
27.9 x 109.8 x 22.8 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Apr 22, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
US$189,000
'SOUTH SOUTH WEST', 2013
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
US$10,000
Realized price
Decrease
20% est
Reveal more
Artwork Dimension
15 ¾ in. (40 cm) high 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm) wide 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm) deep
Estimate
Realized Price
US$10,000
Auction Sale
Dec 11, 2020
Christie's
'SOUTH SOUTH WEST', 2013
Dec 11, 2020
Christie's
US$10,000
Realized price
Decrease
20% est
Reveal more
Artwork Dimension
15 ¾ in. (40 cm) high 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm) wide 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm) deep
Estimate
Auction Sale
Dec 11, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
US$10,000
I am a kind of artisan, 2020
Sold on Jul 15, 2020
£4,375
US$5,574
Realized price
Increase
386% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
14.5 x 22cm
Estimate
Realized Price
£4,375
Auction Sale
Jul 15, 2020
Christie's
I am a kind of artisan, 2020
Jul 15, 2020
Christie's
£4,375
US$5,574
Realized price
Increase
386% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
14.5 x 22cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jul 15, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£4,375