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Poul's Four-poster Bed and Finn's Chieftain Chair: Danish Design Treasures up for Auction

Poul's Four-poster Bed and Finn's Chieftain Chair: Danish Design Treasures up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2018 11:12 GMT

A unique four-poster bed by Poul Henningsen and Finn Juhl's iconic "Chieftain Chair" are among the highlights when Bruun Rasmussen swings the hammer over rare furniture pieces and design classics in Copenhagen this September.

The Many Faces of Per Kirkeby: from Pop Art to Geology

The Many Faces of Per Kirkeby: from Pop Art to Geology

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2018 12:02 GMT

At the autumn's international auction in Copenhagen, we celebrate the many artistic achievements of the recently deceased Danish artist Per Kirkeby. We do so with a series of works ranging from his early experiments with pop art to his later geological studies.

Doctor Glass' impressive collection on auction

Doctor Glass' impressive collection on auction

Press Releases   •   Sep 10, 2018 13:22 GMT

An outstanding private collection of glass art from the 20th century is offered at Bruun Rasmussen's international auction in Copenhagen 26 September. The owner is the Danish doctor Torben Sørensen who has spent a lifetime gathering a plethora of works from Italy, Finland and Sweden.

Cartier's Rare Panther Brooch

Cartier's Rare Panther Brooch

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2018 08:10 GMT

Are you dreaming of elegant jewellery from Cartier, Bulgari, Tiffany, Georg Jensen or Ole Lynggaard? then you should come by the autumn's international auction. One of the highlights is Cartier's impressive "Panthère" brooch, estimated at DKK 450,000-500,000.

Catwalk in the Auction House

Catwalk in the Auction House

Press Releases   •   Aug 16, 2018 07:30 GMT

In connection with Copenhagen Fashion Week, a bridge was established between the art and fashion world as Baum und Pferdgarten presented their new collection in our beautiful saleroom.

Books Born to Run at Auction

Books Born to Run at Auction

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2018 08:08 GMT

If you get a kick out of discussing horsepower, you now have the chance to become the owner of one of the world's largest motor book collections, Koster’s Motor Bookstore, which is up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers on 7 September.

Jesper Thilo’s Selmer Mark VI Tenor Saxophone up for Auction

Jesper Thilo’s Selmer Mark VI Tenor Saxophone up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2018 07:20 GMT

While the streets and music venues of Copenhagen overflow with jazz tunes during this summer's Copenhagen Jazz Festival (6-15 July), the musician Jesper Thilo’s Selmer Saxophone will be exhibited in one of Bruun Rasmussen's windows at Bredgade 33 in Copenhagen. This iconic tenor saxophone can now be yours when it comes under the hammer at the international auction in mid-September.

Russian Art for DKK 6 Million

Russian Art for DKK 6 Million

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2018 10:12 GMT

Bruun Rasmussen has just completed two weeks of international auctions in Copenhagen, where Russian art and antiques were distributed across a traditional auction on Friday 8 June and a subsequent online auction on Monday 11 June. The highest hammer price was achieved by a painting by Feodor Vasilievich Sychkov, which depicted life in a snow-covered Russian village in 1934.

Classic Danish Design Takes Off at Auction!

Classic Danish Design Takes Off at Auction!

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2018 14:20 GMT

At Monday's design auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen, it was the iconic furniture pieces from well-known architects such as Flemming Lassen, Finn Juhl and Kaare Klint that achieved the highest prices. "The Tired Man" by Flemming Lassen was sold for DKK 610,000 (€107,000 including buyer’s premium).

New Auction Record: DKK 1.7 million for a Rolex Daytona

New Auction Record: DKK 1.7 million for a Rolex Daytona

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 12:21 GMT

Thursday evening, Bruun Rasmussen achieved yet another Danish auction record with the sale of a Rolex Daytona Cosmograph from 1964-65, also known as the “Paul Newman” watch. It was sold for the extraordinary price of DKK 1.7 million (€297,000 including buyer’s premium), which is the highest hammer price ever achieved at a wristwatch auction in Denmark.

New World Record: DKK 1.2 million for Panthère diamond bangle from Cartier

New World Record: DKK 1.2 million for Panthère diamond bangle from Cartier

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 12:02 GMT

The international auction at Bruun Rasmussen continues to surprise! Thursday, a new Danish auction record was achieved with the legendary panther bangle from Cartier, which went for DKK 1.2 million (€210,000 incl. buyer’s premium). It is the highest hammer price ever achieved at a jewellery auction in Denmark as well as being the world's highest hammer price on Cartier's panther diamond bracelet!

Drawings from Danish Art Collection Sold for DKK 12.6 million

Drawings from Danish Art Collection Sold for DKK 12.6 million

Press Releases   •   May 31, 2018 11:47 GMT

The art collection that Bruun Rasmussen had under the hammer Wednesday afternoon has been stored at the Danish manor of Engelholm for more than 150 years. The collection was originally established by the Danish lawyer Benjamin Wolff, who built a unique collection of more than 2,000 drawings – from the old masters of the 16th century to the Danish Golden Age in the first half of the 19th century.

Chinese Dragon Dishes Sold for DKK 1 million

Chinese Dragon Dishes Sold for DKK 1 million

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2018 12:28 GMT

The summer's international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen has begun. This time around we started out with Asian art, where we managed to achieve the auction's first million kroner hammer price with twelve Chinese dragon dishes from the period between 1723 and 1735.

A Meal Worth 4.8 Million Danish Kroner

A Meal Worth 4.8 Million Danish Kroner

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2018 12:17 GMT

At Tuesday evening's international auction of fine art at Bruun Rasmussen, a breakfast piece by Dutch artist Pieter Claesz was sold for DKK 4.8 million (€ 840,000 including buyer’s premium). The sale of the painting is a bit of a sensation since Claesz' early works from the 1620s are very rare on the auction market.

Asian Art Treasures at Auction

Asian Art Treasures at Auction

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2018 07:14 GMT

Yongzheng Porcelain, Shi Tao’s Landscape and Books About the Forbidden City. Once again, it is time for the year's first traditional auction of art and antiques from Asia at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen, ranging in time from the 700s to the late Qing period of the 20th century.

Russian Easter Eggs and Art Treasures

Russian Easter Eggs and Art Treasures

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 07:05 GMT

Art and antiques from Russia have made quite a splash at Bruun Rasmussen’s auctions in recent years, and we have become one of Scandinavia's leading auction houses within this field. At this summer’s traditional auction in Copenhagen and a subsequent online auction we present a large selection of Russian art and antiques primarily from before the revolution in 1917.

A Well-kept Secret in Danish Design History

A Well-kept Secret in Danish Design History

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2018 07:10 GMT

Furniture of exotic wood and sculptures of driftwood – at this summer's design auction we are exploring new areas of the design world. This is due to the Danish architect Jacob Hermann (1910-1995), who, until now, has not been known outside a very narrow circle of connoisseurs.

Highly Exclusive Panther Bangle at Auction

Highly Exclusive Panther Bangle at Auction

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2018 07:18 GMT

Something as rare and exclusive as Cartier's diamond-studded panther bangle has found its way to the summer's international auction at Bruun Rasmussen. With a retail price of DKK 1.8 million and a valuation at DKK 300,000-500,000, there is a great opportunity to make a good deal. The auction’s selection spans wide from historic jewellery to design classics by well-known jewellers.

Exclusive Art and Design Preview in London

Exclusive Art and Design Preview in London

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2018 06:44 GMT

We have handpicked a selection of world-renowned artwork and rare design classics from this summer's international auction in Copenhagen and will exhibit them at the Danish Embassy in London on 15 and 16 May.

Rolex "Paul Newman" Daytona up for Auction at DKK 1 million

Rolex "Paul Newman" Daytona up for Auction at DKK 1 million

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 07:24 GMT

At this summer's international auction in Copenhagen, Bruun Rasmussen offers a unique and iconic Rolex Daytona Cosmograph from 1964-65, identical to the wristwatch owned by Paul Newman, which last year went for USD 15.5 million. The auction house has never before offered this model.