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Bukowskis 2019 – Sold 11 of the 15 most expensive artworks in Sweden

Leander Engström, The Nymph. Sold for 3 185 000 SEK. Carl Fredrik Hill, The tree and the river bend, landscape from Bois-le-Roi/Brolles, France. Sold for 15 312 500 SEK. Carl Larsson, Now it's Christmas again. Sold for 6 492 500 SEK.

The successful year of 2019 has yet again strengthen Bukowskis position as the market place for high quality Art, Design and Works of Art


• 54 lots exceeding one million SEK, by far the most on the market.

• Sold 11 of the 15 most expensive artworks in Sweden in 2019.

• Performed Bukowskis' best classic art auction in 14 seasons.

• Completed Bukowskis' best modern art auction in 12 seasons.

• Completed Bukowski's best contemporary auction in 10 seasons.

• The largest watch auction in the Nordic countries.

• The largest design auction in the Nordic countries.

• Sweden's highest listing international artwork, Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, Attese. Sold for 17 259 000 SEK.

• Sweden's highest listing Swedish classic artwork, Carl Fredrik Hill, The tree and the river bend, landscape from Bois-le-Roi/Brolles, France. Sold for 15 312 500 SEK.

• Sweden's highest listing international classic artwork, John William Waterhouse, The Rescue. Sold for 4 655 000 SEK.

• Sweden's most expensive modern works of art, Gustaf Fjaestad, table and six chairs. Sold for 2 327 000 kr.

• This season's most expensive antique, Carl von Linnaeus' desk, Swedish rococo, mid 18th Century. Sold for 1 127 000 SEK.

• Sweden's most expensive piece of jewellery, a Fabergé pendant in platina, rock crystal and diamonds, design Alma Pihl. Sold for 2 632 000 SEK.

• This year's most expensive ceramic item, Axel Salto, vase, "budding style", Royal Copenhagen, Denmark 1959. Sold for 2 327 000 SEK.

• Sweden's most expensive modern textiles, Barbro Nilsson, six woven tapestry signed AB MMF BN. Sold for 535 500 SEK.

11 of the 15 most expensive artworks in Sweden in 2019:


421. Gösta Adrian-Nilsson, "Katarinahissen I".
Hammer price 
4 200 000 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 000 - 2 500 000 SEK
529. Leander Engström, "Badstranden".
Hammer price 
4 500 000 SEK
Estimate 
4 500 000 - 5 000 000 SEK
355. Helene Schjerfbeck, "Ung kvinna" (Young woman).
Hammer price 
6 000 000 SEK
Estimate 
4 000 000 - 4 500 000 SEK
448. Anders Zorn, "En Eva".
Hammer price 
6 900 000 SEK
Estimate 
7 000 000 - 10 000 000 SEK
598. Lucio Fontana, "Concetto Spaziale, Attese".
Hammer price 
14 250 000 SEK
Estimate 
14 000 000 - 16 000 000 SEK
427. Carl Larsson, "Kurragömma" (Hide-and-seek).
Hammer price 
7 300 000 SEK
Estimate 
4 000 000 - 5 000 000 SEK
463. August Strindberg, "In the Archipelago" (verso "Sea-Scape").
Hammer price 
8 100 000 SEK
Estimate 
8 000 000 - 10 000 000 SEK
565. John William Waterhouse, "The Rescue".
Hammer price 
3 800 000 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 000 - 2 500 000 SEK
589. Carl Larsson, "Now It's Christmas Again".
Hammer price 
5 300 000 SEK
Estimate 
4 000 000 - 6 000 000 SEK
607. Ernst Josephson, "Den fjortonde juli" (July 14th).
Hammer price 
4 500 000 SEK
Estimate 
2 500 000 - 3 500 000 SEK

The most expensive ceramic object, carpet, piece of jewellery, design item and antique:



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Louise Arén
Stockholm
Louise Arén
CEO
Andreas Rydén
Stockholm
Andreas Rydén
Head Specialist, Art, Deputy Managing Director
+46 (0)728 58 71 39
Carl Barkman
Stockholm
Carl Barkman
Head Specialist Fine Art and Antiques
+46 (0)708 92 19 71
Björn Extergren
Stockholm
Björn Extergren
Head of Consignment & Sales Department, Fineart. Specialist Furniture, Decorative Arts and Asian Ceramics
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