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Musical Design Treasure Sets New World Record

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

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

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).

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 GMT

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 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!