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Stories of Imperial Russo-Danish Connections at Auction
The Danish auction house Bruun Rasmussen can present art and antiques that tell us stories about the close connections between Russian and Danish culture. The auction at 3 pm on 2 December takes a long and interesting journey through history: from miniature portraits of the Russian Imperial family, through modern art made during the post-war period to unique antiques from Fabergé.
Cassette Tape with Lennon Interview Just Sold at Auction
A never before released cassette tape with an interview of John Lennon and Yoko Ono was sold at auction on Tuesday night at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers. The tape was made during the couple’s winter visit to Thy in Northern Jutland in 1970. The hammer price landed on DKK 481,000 / EUR 64,700 / USD 75,500 (including buyer’s premium).
The Canary and the Panther: Exclusive Diamond Rings at Auction
The sought-after canary yellow diamond is with its natural colour extremely expensive. A yellow diamond ring of no less than 6.49 ct. is up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen 23 September together with the iconic diamond and emerald covered panther ring by Cartier.
Two Coveted Watches by Visionary Designer Gérald Genta at Auction
The swiss designer Gérald Genta is behind some of the most iconic wristwatches in history, and two highly coveted watches are up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen 29 September. One is the rare Audemars Piguet, estimated at DKK 600,000-800,000, and the other is the luxurious Patek Philippe estimated at DKK 150,000-200,000.
Never Before Published Cassette Tape with Lennon Interview up for Auction
A never before published cassette tape with an interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono from their winter stay in Thy, Northern Jutland in 1970 will be up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers. The recording includes a conversation between the couple and four 16-year-old schoolboys, and the never published song “Radio Peace” is also played. The estimated price is DKK 200,000-300,000.
Chinese Ming Dish Sets Record Hammer Price at Bruun Rasmussen: Sold for EUR 6.2 million / USD 7.6 million (including buyer’s premium)
A Chinese Ming porcelain dish achieved a hammer price of a staggering DKK 46.2 million / EUR 6.2 million / USD 7.6 million (including buyer’s premium) when it was sold at auction at the Danish auction house Bruun Rasmussen on Wednesday afternoon on 2 June. It therefore also became the most expensive lot ever sold in the history of the auction house.
Russia's Infamous Grigori Rasputin up for Auction
The Danish auction house, Bruun Rasmussen, can now present two rare portraits of the infamous Grigori Rasputin, where he personally sat as a model, at their upcoming Live Auction on 2 June in Copenhagen.
Russian Imperial Gifts Sold at Danish Auction
A genuine bidding war broke out in the saleroom on Wednesday 7 December when Bruun Rasmussen auctioned off exquisite gifts given from the Imperial Family to various Danes, among them kings and queens.
Valuable Drawings from Vilhelm Hammershøi’s Childhood Sold at Auction
On Tuesday afternoon, Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art sold five drawings and paintings made by a very young Vilhelm Hammershøi. So, save your children's drawings; they might end up being worth quite a lot, especially if one of your offspring turns out to become a world-renowned artist.
Artistes français en lien avec le Danemark
La vente aux enchères de Bruun Rasmussen en décembre propose un véritable florilège d'art français. Citons notamment des peintures de Pierre Soulages et de Simon Hantaï ainsi qu’une sculpture de Henri Laurens de la collection privée de Jørn Utzon.
Finn Juhl's Lost Furniture Found After 80 Years
Finn Juhl exhibited a sofa and two chairs in 1939. For 80 years, the design world believed it to have been lost, but now it has reappeared and will be sold at auction by Bruun Rasmussen in December. It'll hold the highest estimated price for a piece of 20th Century Danish design ever. A piece of Danish design history and cultural heritage is looking for a new home.
Extravagant Christmas Presents: Wristwatches and Jewellery of the Finest Quality
Sparkling diamonds and ticking wonders are front and centre at Bruun Rasmussen's major Live Auction in Copenhagen on 27 and 28 November. Among other items, you can bid on a rare diamond ring from the Argyle mine and one of the world's most iconic sports watches from Patek Philippe.