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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.

 Historical Wine Is Auctioned Off After 250 Years at the Bottom of the Sea

Historical Wine Is Auctioned Off After 250 Years at the Bottom of the Sea

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 07:30 GMT

A rare, old vintage wine from the beginning of the 18th century, which was salvaged from a shipwreck off the Dutch coast, can now be yours. It is also the oldest wine Bruun Rasmussen has ever had up for auction.

Photographic Art Reaches New Heights at Auction

Photographic Art Reaches New Heights at Auction

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 10:42 GMT

At the year's first international auction here at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen, we have achieved a new Danish record for photographic art, where a work by the American artist Cindy Sherman was sold for DKK 220,000 (€ 38,000 including buyer's premium). On the whole, the contemporary art was well received at Tuesday's auction.

Salto and PH - Pioneers of Simplicity

Salto and PH - Pioneers of Simplicity

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2018 07:10 GMT

​The year's first international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen continues this week with modern art and design. Included in the auction is an early painted lamp by the Danish architect and author Poul Henningsen. The lamp’s decoration was inspired by the collaboration Henningsen had with the ceramic artist Axel Salto during the early 1920s, where the two decorated interiors together.

The Distortion of Cindy Sherman - Controversial Art up for Auction

The Distortion of Cindy Sherman - Controversial Art up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2018 10:02 GMT

On 6 March, Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers has a photographic work of art up for auction by none other than the American superstar Cindy Sherman. The disquieting work, with the anonymous title "Untitled #312", belongs to Sherman's most controversial and is among the few images that Sherman herself does not appear in.

From Neo-pop to Danish Contemporary Art

From Neo-pop to Danish Contemporary Art

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2018 07:25 GMT

We welcome you to the year’s first international auction for modern art in Copenhagen with humorous artwork from ARoS’ exhibition ”FunFunFun”, works by the biggest names within Danish contemporary art and a photograph by superstar Cindy Sherman.

Rare Danish Design from the 1930s up for auction

Rare Danish Design from the 1930s up for auction

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2018 07:30 GMT

Flemming Lassen, Vilhelm Lauritzen, Salto and “PH” – at the upcoming auction we will dive into the early period of Danish Modernism with a series of exceptional and rare designs from the 1930s. The auction takes place in Copenhagen on 7-8 March.

The First-ever Rubies from Greenland Up for Auction

The First-ever Rubies from Greenland Up for Auction

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 07:25 GMT

When the year's first international auction at Brunn Rasmussen in Copenhagen takes place at the end of February, Greenlandic rubies will be up for auction for the first time in history. The rubies come from the Aappaluttoq mine south of Nuuk and are part of the impressive jewellery set "La Nina".