Selected Classics Helsinki F195

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, "Taos", estimate: 40 000 - 50 000 €.

Auction today from 2pm (EET) at Mastokatu 4-6! The auction is the highlight of the auction season and showcases masterpieces from the golden age of Finnish Art. Highlights include exquisite artworks by Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Elin Danielson-Gambogi, a stunning brilliant cut diamond ring and a collection of highly sought after collectibles. Through expertise, knowledge and an international network Bukowskis is the leading and most modern Nordic auction house.

Viewing: 5–11 December. Bukowskis, Wanha Satama, Mastokatu 4-6, 00160 Helsinki.
Open: Mon-Fri 10AM – 6PM (Thursday 6.11, 11AM - 4PM), Sat-Sun 11AM - 4PM.
Auction: 12 December. Starts at 2PM (EET). Bukowskis, Wanha Satama, Mastokatu 4-6, 00160 Helsinki.

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12 December, start 2PM (EET) numero
Furniture and Decorative Arts 1–39
Silver, Objects of Vertu 40–60
Carpets and Textiles 61–66
Militaria 67–74
Russian works of art and furniture 75–104
Jewellery 105–162
Russian Art 163–187
Finnish Art 188–289
International Art 290–307

A guide for buyers – how to bid

You can bid with a paddle in the auction room, by phone, by absentee bidding, or online. Choose the option you find the most convenient.


You can participate in the auction in real time via a computer. Please contact our customer service at to register for the auction.

To submit online bids that exceed 300 000 €, we need a bank reference. Please email our customer service at to be cleared for this level of online bidding.

New customer? Please register. Existing customer log in.

When you bid by telephone, you are in contact by phone with one of our specialists who makes the bids on your behalf in the auction room. To be contacted by telephone, you need to submit your application for phone bidding by 8 PM on the day before the auction.

If you are a new customer, register first, then fill out our telephone bidding application form and email it to Please specify the catalogue number of the lot, your full name, customer number, and the telephone number(s) where you can be reached during the auction.

Existing customer: Fill out the telephone bidding application form and send it to
Please specify the catalogue number, your full name, address and the telephone number(s) where you can be reached during the auction.

Register at Bukowskis, Mastokatu 4-6 in Helsinki from 9 AM on the day of the auction.

If you cannot attend the auction in person you can place an absentee bid before the auction. Our customer service personnel will handle the bidding confidentially and strive to obtain the lot for you at the lowest possible price. You can place the bid online or through our customer service by sending the absentee bidding form to To place an online absentee bid you need to register at After this you will be able to place your absentee bid under the "place your bid" section.

If you need any assistance before the auction, do not hesitate to contact our customer service at +358-9-6689 110 (Monday - Friday 9AM- 1PM)

Payment and collection

Payment must be made within 8 working days of the end of the auction. Payments for items purchased by private individuals with an address in Finland, Sweden Germany or Austria for total amounts of up to 10 000 € are made via Klarna’s payment service. Payment options, e.g. card payments or invoice, are shown on the payment page. Payments are made via under ”My pages”. Payments for commercial customers and for private individuals for total amounts exceeding 10 000 € will be invoiced by Bukowski OY AB. You will find your invoice at ”My pages” at Payment may also be made during the auction day at Bukowskis’ premises at Mastokatu 4-6. Please note that payments cannot be made in cash.

You to collect your paid objects and unsold objects at Bukowskis Mastokatu 4-6 (staring from December 12th). Opening hours: Mon–Thu 1 pm–6 pm, Fri 1 pm-5 pm Sat–Sun closed.

From December 19th a storage fee of 5 € per item and day will be charged for uncollected items. Full payment must been received by Bukowskis before lots can be collected.