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

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

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2019 11:13 UTC

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

New World Record on a Painting by Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2019 12:10 UTC

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

Danish Contemporary Art up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2019 08:49 UTC

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

Children of the Danish Golden Age and French Gilt Bronzes

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 15:51 UTC

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

Invitation: Preview and Auction at Bruun Rasmussen

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2019 15:58 UTC

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"

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 UTC

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

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

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 15:44 UTC

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

Musical Design Treasure Sets New World Record

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2018 10:01 UTC

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

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

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 13:27 UTC

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

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

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 10:40 UTC

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).

Postcard from A Danish Passenger Aboard the Titanic – Historic Collector’s Item up for Auction

Postcard from A Danish Passenger Aboard the Titanic – Historic Collector’s Item up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 08:00 UTC

At Bruun Rasmussen's anniversary auction on 27 November, we turn our attention to a historic moment at sea. This takes place with the sale of a postcard sent by the Dane Jacob Christian Milling to his wife in Odense only a few hours before the "unsinkable" RMS Titanic set out from the southern coast of England.

CoBrA at 70

CoBrA at 70

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2018 09:33 UTC

Bruun Rasmussen is not the only one turning 70 this year. The same goes for the CoBrA art group, which was founded in 1948 with the intent of creating a new and more liberated approach to art. Part of our anniversary auction is therefore dedicated to the art of CoBrA.

​A New Kind of Auction: Direct Auction

​A New Kind of Auction: Direct Auction

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2018 05:15 UTC

At Bruun Rasmussen we are launching a completely new kind of auction called Direct Auction. The auction takes place online, and, as always, our experts will advise, valuate and describe the items up for auction. However, unlike the Live Auctions and Online Auctions, it will be the seller who takes the pictures of the items and sends them directly to the buyer.

​Valuable Wristwatches up for Auction!

​Valuable Wristwatches up for Auction!

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2018 16:06 UTC

At Bruun Rasmussen’s anniversary auction, the gentlemen will certainly have something to put on their Christmas wish list! Two top models from Rolex, a Daytona Cosmograph and a Dato-Compax Chronograph, will be up for auction together with an Omega Speedmaster "Ultraman" and 60 other ticking wonders.

Willem de Kooning at Bruun Rasmussen's Anniversary Auction in Copenhagen

Willem de Kooning at Bruun Rasmussen's Anniversary Auction in Copenhagen

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 11:48 UTC

The artistic giant Willem de Kooning is a guest at Bruun Rasmussen's anniversary auction in Copenhagen with one of his vellum drawings from the early 1970s. The work comes from the famous Allan Stone Gallery in New York.

​Queen Alexandrine's Russian Imperial Wedding Gift up for Auction in Copenhagen

​Queen Alexandrine's Russian Imperial Wedding Gift up for Auction in Copenhagen

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2018 10:22 UTC

At the end of this year, we mark the 70 years that have passed since the founding of Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers with a large anniversary auction. One of the highlights of this auction is a unique Russian sapphire tiara – a historic cultural treasure, which exemplifies the strong connections between the Danish Royal House and the Russian Imperial House.

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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.