Finn Juhl's Dining Room Set Sold for Over a Million Danish Kroner

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2019 11:13 GMT

Thursday's design auction had buyers from all over the world bidding on especially Finn Juhl’s furniture. A dining room set with Juhl's "Egyptian Chairs" and a "Judas Table" delivered the biggest surprise with a hammer price of DKK 770,000 (€ 134,000 including buyer’s premium) and DKK 250,000 (€ 44,000 including buyer’s premium) respectively.

New World Record on a Painting by Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2019 12:10 GMT

The historic saleroom in Copenhagen was filled to the brim as Bruun Rasmussen on a rainy Tuesday auctioned off modern paintings, sculptures and photographic art. A depiction of the Pueblo people's Harvest Dance caused the most excitement of the evening as a new world record rang through the saleroom.

Danish Contemporary Art up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2019 08:49 GMT

Allan Otte, Cathrine Raben Davidsen and Trine Søndergaard – Danish contemporary art is gaining ground on the international market these years. When Bruun Rasmussen holds the year's first Live Auction of modern art and Scandinavian design, it will include a large number of works by some of the most significant Danish artists at the moment.

Children of the Danish Golden Age and French Gilt Bronzes

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 15:51 GMT

This week, Bruun Rasmussen will hold the year's first Live Auction in Copenhagen. The first week of auctions includes a portrait by the Danish Golden Age painter C.A. Jensen, which depicts three children from one of the influential families of the time, as well as gilt bronzes from the 18th-19th century France.

Invitation: Preview and Auction at Bruun Rasmussen

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2019 15:58 GMT

Danish contemporary art, design icons, Danish Golden Age works and antiques as far as the eye can see. The highlights are lining up at this year’s first preview and auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. As a journalist, you are always welcome to request an interview with one of the auction house’s specialists, who can tell you more about the art objects up for auction.

Iconic Danish Design up for Auction: Finn Juhl's "Egyptian Chair" and Hans J. Wegner's "Dolphin Chair"

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2019 14:55 GMT

What do Tutankhamun's grave and the animal kingdom have to do with Danish design? During the 1940s and 1950s, the Danish architects found inspiration for their designs in many different places, such as historical furniture designs, religious stories and nature. At Bruun Rasmussen's first Live Auction in Copenhagen this year, they can present the coveted designs by Finn Juhl and Hans J. Wegner.

The World's Largest and Most Beautiful Work on Flora up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 15:44 GMT

The year's first Live Auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen includes a copy of the Flora Danica work. It is extremely rare to see complete versions of this botanical work on the market. The project all began in 1761 with a plate depicting a cloudberry and a prospectus supported by the Danish King Frederik V. More than 120 years later, the magnificent Flora Danica was finally completed.

Musical Design Treasure Sets New World Record

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2018 10:01 GMT

Bruun Rasmussen’s 70th anniversary auction concluded on a high note as Danish design came under the hammer Thursday evening. A musical instrument garnered quite a lot of the attention during a bidding round where it was knocked down for several million Danish kroner.

A Dance Worth Millions – Danish and International Art Sold at Live Auction in Copenhagen

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 13:27 GMT

The saleroom was packed and the air full of bids at yesterday’s auction for artwork by international and Danish modern artists. While works by Gunther Förg and Willem de Kooning put up a good show, it was the Danish painter Harald Giersing who ran off with the top hammer price of DKK 3.1 million (EUR 540,000 including buyer’s premium).

Queen Alexandrine's Russian Sapphire Tiara Sold for DKK 2 million

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 10:40 GMT

Friday afternoon, a historical treasure was up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. Queen Alexandrine's Russian sapphire tiara was sold for DKK 2 million (EUR 350,000 including buyer’s premium).

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About Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers

About Bruun Rasmussen

Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers is one of Scandinavia’s leading international auction houses, and one of Denmark’s oldest. It all started on 6 October 1948, when Arne Bruun Rasmussen conducted the first traditional auction in the saleroom at Bredgade 33 in Copenhagen. Today, Jesper Bruun Rasmussen stands at the helm of the family-run business together with the third generation of the family, his son Frederik and daughter Alexa, and the company’s CEO Jakob Dupont.

In 2004, the first online auction was launched, and today the auction house has expanded to include departments in Copenhagen and Aarhus and representations in Sweden, Germany, England, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Spain, Italy, Thailand and the US. About 100,000 lots are put up for auction each year at the traditional auctions and daily online auctions. Here you can bid on everything from art, antiques, modern design and jewellery to books, coins, stamps, wine and weaponry.


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