In 1870 Henryk Bukowski founded the auction house Bukowskis in Stockholm. For 150 years, Bukowskis has been offering Fine Art auctions to sellers and buyers around the world and is today the leading auction house in the Nordic region. As part of the Bonhams network, we reach a global market with millions of customers through a combination of our digital platforms and auction houses in Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen, London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Sydney. Bukowskis' business consists of Live auctions, Online only auctions, and private sales. Bukowskis has been located in our flagship premises in Berzelii Park since the end of the 19th century, which is where all viewings and live auctions take place. Sell your Fine Art with Bukowskis.
On the Bukowskis website, high-quality auctions take place around the clock, and all auctions are available in Bukowskis' digital app – download the app here > Bukowskis Private Sales offer customized solutions according to your specific requirements. Using the industry’s most prominent specialists, Bukowskis is always available for home valuations both in Sweden and internationally.
After this season’s last Fine Art auction, Bukowskis presents several new world records and no less than 65 lots exceeding one million SEK – results strengthening Bukowskis’ position as the leading auction house in Scandinavia.
Highest price achieved on the market during the last six years
2022 Jim Nutt
2021 Anders Zorn
2020 Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg
2019 Lucio Fontana
2018 Anders Zorn
2017 August Strindberg
Top lots - Sweden’s highest price achieved during 2022
› Highest price achieved for an artwork sold and world record, Jim Nutt, ”Tooth”. Final price 13 100 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a modern artwork, Isaac Grünewald, ”Kungsträdgården i solgasset”. Final price 8 697 500 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a Swedish contemporary artwork and world record, Öyvind Fahlström, “ADE-LEDIC-NANDER I”. Final price 5 470 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a photograph, Terry O’Neill, “Faye Dunaway, Hollywood, 1977”. Final price 429 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a sculpture, Alexander Calder, Untitled Final price 8 500 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for print, Andy Warhol, ”Goethe”. Final price 2 500 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a 20th–century design furniture, Josef Frank, ”Apskåpet”. Sold for 4 625 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a Work of Art, Georg Haupt. Final price 3 675 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a silver object, Daniel Lundgren, terrine. Final price 1 150 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for an Asian Artwork, Mai Trung Thứ, ”La toilette”. Final price 1 280 250 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a carpet, Barbro Nilsson, ”Bankrabatten grön”. Final price 624 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for jewellery, Boucheron, tiara. Final price 3 375 000 SEK.
› Highest price achieved for a wristwatch, Patek Philippe, Nautilus. Final price 2 389 999 SEK.
› New world records
Jim Nutt, ”Tooth”. Final price 13 100 000 SEK.
Isaac Grünewald, ”Kungsträdgården i solgasset”. Final price 8 697 500 SEK.
Josef Frank, ”Apskåpet”. Final price 4 625 000 SEK.
Andy Warhol, ”Ingrid Bergman with hat”. Final price 931 000 SEK.
Maria Miesenberger, ”Half an Angel”. Final price 939 000 SEK.
Elsa Thoresen, Untitled. Final price 1 830 000 SEK.
Welcome to a new season – sell your art, design and antiques where you do your best business. Contact one of Bukowskis' prominent specialists at tel. +46 (0)8–614 08 00.