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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.

Gold and Silver from Christian IV

Gold and Silver from Christian IV

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 10:23 GMT

The biggest coin auction of the spring will be held at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen on Tuesday 8 May, where 530 hand-picked coins, medals and banknotes will come under the hammer. The biggest highlight is an extremely large 4 Speciedaler from 1624, made of silver from the Norwegian mountains at Kongsberg west of Oslo.

Contemporary Asian Art up for Auction

Contemporary Asian Art up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Apr 11, 2018 08:22 GMT

At this summer’s international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen, we are putting together the largest and most varied selection of contemporary Asian art ever entrusted to us to sell, including names such as Fang Lijun, Chen Wenling and Takashi Murakami. The majority of the works are from a private Danish collection and were acquired during the past 10–15 years.

Greetings from Rodin, Monet and Einstein at Auction

Greetings from Rodin, Monet and Einstein at Auction

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 08:08 GMT

A monumental album with a wealth of personal greetings from the 20th century's great thinkers of Europe will go under the hammer at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Copenhagen this Summer with an estimate of DKK 500,000. Prior to this auction the album will be exhibited in Paris from 21-22 March.

Early Masterpiece by Pieter Claesz

Early Masterpiece by Pieter Claesz

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 08:07 GMT

Nothing less than an early masterpiece by the Dutch master of Still lifes, Pieter Claesz, will be up for auction this coming May at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Copenhagen. However the painting will be presented to the public in Paris from 21-22 March, London from 15-16 May and Copenhagen from 24-28 May.

Newly Discovered Work by Camille Pissarro

Newly Discovered Work by Camille Pissarro

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 08:05 GMT

A newly discovered Pre-Impressionist work by Camille Pissarro from his early years on the Virgin Islands (formerly known as the Danish West Indies) will be auctioned off in Copenhagen this summer. The work is dated to sometime between 1852-55 before Pissarro moved to Paris. The painting will be presented to the public in Paris from 21-22 March, London from 15-16 May and Copenhagen from 24-28 May.

The Wolff Collection of Master Drawings

The Wolff Collection of Master Drawings

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 08:03 GMT

This coming May, the largest internationally oriented and privately-owned collection of drawings in Denmark will be up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. The collection spans from European Master Drawings from the 16th century to the 19th century Danish Golden Age. Highlights from this collection will be presented to the public in Paris from 21-22 March and London from 15-16 May.

Denmark's Most Expensive Sofa Sold for DKK 610,000

Denmark's Most Expensive Sofa Sold for DKK 610,000

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 14:07 GMT

This year's first design auction in Copenhagen has just concluded with an impressive record for a sofa by Flemming Lassen from 1935, which was sold for DKK 610,000 (€ 106,000 including buyer's premium). It is the most expensive sofa Bruun Rasmussen has ever sold.