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A successful spring for Bukowskis, the leading auction house in the nordic region


32 lots exceeding one million SEK, by far the most on the auction market in the Nordic region.


Sold 7 of the 10 most expensive artworks in 2021.


Most expensive artwork in the Nordic region Helene Schjerfbeck, "Girl with a blue ribbon". Final price SEK 17,137,500. A new world record for a watercolour painting by the artist.


Most expensive Swedish classic artwork in the Nordic region Carl Fredrik Hill, "The tree and the river bend". Final price SEK 11,270,000.


Most expensive modern artwork in the Nordic region Erik Olson, "Carré Rouge (Red Square)". Final price SEK 8,427,800.


Most expensive contemporary artwork in the Nordic region Antony Gormley, "STATION XIII". Final price SEK 4,620,255.


Most expensive work of art in the Nordic region chandelier rococo. Final price SEK 7,962,500.


Most expensive Asian work of art in the Nordic region Buddha, Standing Avalokiteshvara, bronze. Final price SEK 4,716,250.


New world record for the design duo Alexis Verstraeten & Pauline Montironi, Armchair "Miss Flamingo". Final price SEK 460,000.


New world record Tove Jansson, "Erottajanmäki", Final price 142 000 eur.


Bukowskis, the leading auction house in the Nordic region continues to account for the market's leading results in Fine Art and quality auctions.
During spring 2021, Bukowskis sold 7 of the 10 most expensive artworks on the auction market in the Nordic region, including the most expensive contemporary, modern and classic artwork. During the period, several collections were also successfully sold, and several world records have been achieved.
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Highlights Art

562. Helene Schjerfbeck, "Marta dansande (Svart kjol)" (Marta dancing [Black skirt] ).
Hammer price 
3 750 000 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 000 - 4 000 000 SEK
580. Carl Larsson, "Leontine, naken vid stranden" (Leontine, nude by the beach).
Hammer price 
1 300 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 000 - 2 000 000 SEK
616. Anders Zorn, "Flodakulla en face".
Hammer price 
3 000 000 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 000 - 3 500 000 SEK
652. Carl Fredrik Hill, "Trädet och vägen" (The Tree and the Road).
Hammer price 
1 100 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 200 000 - 1 500 000 SEK
664. Helene Schjerfbeck, "Girl with Blue Ribbon".
Hammer price 
14 250 000 SEK
Estimate 
2 500 000 - 3 000 000 SEK
754. Carl Fredrik Hill, ”Landskap med fruktträd” (Landscape with fruit trees).
Hammer price 
2 800 000 SEK
Estimate 
3 000 000 - 4 000 000 SEK
772. Bruno Liljefors, "Räv och skator" (Fox and magpies).
Hammer price 
3 150 000 SEK
Estimate 
2 500 000 - 3 000 000 SEK
778. Carl Larsson, "På parkett" / "Parterre" / "Trädgård med lekande barn".
Hammer price 
2 000 000 SEK
Estimate 
2 200 000 - 2 500 000 SEK
453. Sven Jonson, "Svarta figurer".
Hammer price 
980 000 SEK
Estimate 
200 000 - 250 000 SEK
466. Erik Olson, "Fisher men by Seine".
Hammer price 
2 750 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 000 - 2 000 000 SEK
498. Waldemar Lorentzon, "Tennisspelare" / "The tennis players".
Hammer price 
3 050 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 200 000 - 1 500 000 SEK
512. Vilhelm Lundström, Standing model.
Hammer price 
2 550 000 SEK
Estimate 
800 000 - 1 000 000 SEK
513. Richard Mortensen, "Dozoule".
Hammer price 
620 000 SEK
Estimate 
200 000 - 300 000 SEK
527. Lucio Fontana, "Concetto Spaziale".
Hammer price 
2 450 000 SEK
Estimate 
2 000 000 - 2 500 000 SEK
615. Erik Olson, ”Carré Rouge".
Hammer price 
6 800 000 SEK
Estimate 
800 000 - 1 000 000 SEK
638. Bernard Buffet, "Le poissonnier".
Hammer price 
2 650 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 200 000 - 1 500 000 SEK
648. Olle Baertling, "Artoa".
Hammer price 
1 700 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 000 000 - 1 200 000 SEK
653. Evert Lundquist, "Hatten".
Hammer price 
940 000 SEK
Estimate 
500 000 - 700 000 SEK
672. Gösta Adrian-Nilsson, "Handbollsspelare".
Hammer price 
2 000 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 500 000 - 2 000 000 SEK
675. Otto G Carlsund, Sketch for a mural painting for a dining room.
Hammer price 
1 800 000 SEK
Estimate 
800 000 - 1 000 000 SEK
684. Nicolas de Staël, Composition.
Hammer price 
940 000 SEK
Estimate 
900 000 - 1 000 000 SEK
267. Linn Fernström, "Balloon Girl".
Hammer price 
580 000 SEK
Estimate 
500 000 - 600 000 SEK
373. Yayoi Kusama, "The Woman".
Hammer price 
660 000 SEK
Estimate 
500 000 - 600 000 SEK
379. Antony Gormley, "STATION XIII".
Hammer price 
3 700 000 SEK
Estimate 
3 500 000 - 4 000 000 SEK
388. Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg, "Whale in Armchair" from "Worship".
Hammer price 
1 900 000 SEK
Estimate 
600 000 - 800 000 SEK
401. Olafur Eliasson, "Your blue expectations".
Hammer price 
1 450 000 SEK
Estimate 
1 200 000 - 1 500 000 SEK
439. David Hockney, "Contrejour in the French Style".
Hammer price 
750 000 SEK
Estimate 
150 000 - 175 000 SEK
440. David Hockney, "Two vases in the Louvre".
Hammer price 
550 000 SEK
Estimate 
200 000 - 250 000 SEK
452. Andy Warhol, "Indian Head Nickel", from: "Cowboys & Indians".
Hammer price 
400 000 SEK
Estimate 
400 000 - 500 000 SEK

Highlights Photography

148. Terry O'Neill, "Faye Dunaway, Hollywood, 1977".
Hammer price 
280 000 SEK
Estimate 
125 000 - 150 000 SEK
150. Nick Brandt, "Elephant Against Sky, Amboseli 2011".
Hammer price 
205 000 SEK
Estimate 
150 000 - 175 000 SEK
180. Dan Wolgers, "Här slutar allmän väg V", 1995.
Hammer price 
460 000 SEK
Estimate 
500 000 - 600 000 SEK
186. David LaChapelle, "Negative Currency, 1 Yuan used as Negative", 2010.
Hammer price 
210 000 SEK
Estimate 
200 000 - 225 000 SEK

Highlights Sculptures

637. Gudmar Olovson, "Dusk" (or Twilight).
Hammer price 
200 000 SEK
Estimate 
80 000 - 100 000 SEK
640. Carl Milles, "Skridskoprinsessan" (=The skater princess).
Hammer price 
820 000 SEK
Estimate 
550 000 - 600 000 SEK
676. Carl Milles, "Europa och tjuren" (Europa and the bull).
Hammer price 
135 000 SEK
Estimate 
80 000 - 100 000 SEK
700. Carl Milles, "Paulus bländas" (St. Paul on the road to Damascus).
Hammer price 
540 000 SEK
Estimate 
500 000 - 600 000 SEK

Highlights Works of Art

19. A Gustavian late 18th century commode N. Korp.
Hammer price 
140 000 SEK
Estimate 
80 000 - 120 000 SEK
23. A Late Gustavian commod by JW Metzmacher.
Hammer price 
125 000 SEK
Estimate 
50 000 - 75 000 SEK
33. A late Gustavian 18th century console table.
Hammer price 
70 000 SEK
Estimate 
40 000 - 60 000 SEK
100. A Swedish Rococo bracket clock by Petter Ernst (1753-84).
Hammer price 
125 000 SEK
Estimate 
50 000 - 75 000 SEK
109. A Swedish Empire mantel clock by G. Undén.
Hammer price 
110 000 SEK
Estimate 
50 000 - 70 000 SEK
121. A pair if Swedish porphyry urns, late Gusavian early 19th century.
Hammer price 
270 000 SEK
Estimate 
300 000 - 400 000 SEK
126. A Baroque 18th century tortoiseshell and antler veneered casket.
Hammer price 
130 000 SEK
Estimate 
10 000 - 12 000 SEK


Highlights Asian Works of Art


850. A bronze figure of a crowned buddha, Tibet, 14th Century.
Hammer price 
230 000 SEK
Estimate 
200 000 - 300 000 SEK
868. A bronze mirror, Ming dynasty (1368-1644).
Hammer price 
230 000 SEK
Estimate 
5 000 - 7 000 SEK
871. A copper alloy tripod censer, Qing dynasty (1664-1912).
Hammer price 
340 000 SEK
Estimate 
4 000 - 6 000 SEK
877. A junglazed bow, Yuan dynasty.
Hammer price 
370 000 SEK
Estimate 
15 000 - 20 000 SEK
882. A pair of Transitional Wucai jars, 17th Century.
Hammer price 
70 000 SEK
Estimate 
50 000 - 70 000 SEK
888. A group of three nephrite placques, late Qing dynasty.
Hammer price 
115 000 SEK
Estimate 
8 000 - 10 000 SEK
899. A rare blue and white lobed bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th Century.
Hammer price 
155 000 SEK
Estimate 
10 000 - 15 000 SEK
951. A Chinese coloured jadeit sculpture, 20th Century.
Hammer price 
110 000 SEK
Estimate 
10 000 - 12 000 SEK
998. A '100 antiques' famille rose vase, Qing dynasty, 19th Century.
Hammer price 
185 000 SEK
Estimate 
30 000 - 50 000 SEK
1029. A blue and white jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722).
Hammer price 
50 000 SEK
Estimate 
8 000 - 10 000 SEK

Highlights Design

112. Hans Hedberg, a monumental faience sculpture of an orange, Biot, France.
Hammer price 
350 000 SEK
Estimate 
350 000 - 400 000 SEK
116. Hans Hedberg, a large faience sculpture of an apple, Biot, France.
Hammer price 
320 000 SEK
Estimate 
200 000 - 250 000 SEK

Highlights Carpets and Textiles


Highlights Jewellery


422A. A Bulgari "Serpenti Viper" bracelet.
Hammer price 
150 000 SEK
Estimate 
170 000 - 190 000 SEK
435. A platinum and 18K gold ring set with a faceted sapphire.
Hammer price 
90 000 SEK
Estimate 
110 000 - 130 000 SEK
438. A Björn Weckström necklace "The living wall".
Hammer price 
185 000 SEK
Estimate 
175 000 - 200 000 SEK

Highlights Watches

5. A. Lange & Söhne, 1815 UP/DOWN.
Hammer price 
170 000 SEK
Estimate 
125 000 - 150 000 SEK
15. Jaeger-LeCoultre, Odysseus Triple Calendar Moonphase.
Hammer price 
40 000 SEK
Estimate 
15 000 - 25 000 SEK
38. Patek Philippe, Golden Ellipse, "Jumbo".
Hammer price 
85 000 SEK
Estimate 
60 000 - 80 000 SEK
42. Omega, Railmaster, "Broad Arrow hands".
Hammer price 
135 000 SEK
Estimate 
70 000 - 90 000 SEK
55. Rolex, GMT-Master II.
Hammer price 
240 000 SEK
Estimate 
200 000 - 250 000 SEK
61. Rolex, Sea-Dweller, "Double Red Mark IV".
Hammer price 
240 000 SEK
Estimate 
220 000 - 320 000 SEK
65. Patek Philippe, Aquanaut, "Geneva Seal".
Hammer price 
350 000 SEK
Estimate 
250 000 - 350 000 SEK
69. Patek Philippe, Nautilus.
Hammer price 
440 000 SEK
Estimate 
350 000 - 550 000 SEK
77. Rolex, Submariner, "Hulk".
Hammer price 
160 000 SEK
Estimate 
130 000 - 170 000 SEK
78. Rolex, Daytona, chronograph, "Zenith".
Hammer price 
170 000 SEK
Estimate 
150 000 - 200 000 SEK


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Björn Extergren
Stockholm
Björn Extergren
Head of Consignment & Sales Department, Fine Art Stockholm. Specialist Antique Furniture, Decorative Arts and Asian Ceramics
+46 (0)706 40 28 61
Carl Barkman
Stockholm
Carl Barkman
Head Specialist Fine Art and Antiques
+46 (0)708 92 19 71
Andreas Rydén
Stockholm
Andreas Rydén
Head Specialist, Art, Deputy Managing Director
+46 (0)728 58 71 39
Eva Seeman
Stockholm
Eva Seeman
Head Specialist Design and 20th-21st C Works of Art
+46 (0)708 92 19 69
Lena Rydén
Stockholm
Lena Rydén
Head of art, Specialist Modern Art
+46 (0)707 78 35 71
Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Specialist Asian Ceramics & Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
Anette Granlund
Stockholm
Anette Granlund
Head Specialist Carpets, Textiles and Islamic Works of Art
+46 (0)708 92 19 92
Carl  Palmegren
Stockholm
Carl Palmegren
Head Specialist Watches
+46 (0)739 40 08 23
Anna Wehtje
Stockholm
Anna Wehtje
Head specialist Silver & Objects of Vertu
+46 (0)703 18 24 31
Cecilia Andrén
Stockholm
Cecilia Andrén
Head specialist Jewellery
+46 (0)790 78 03 20
Johan Wulff
Helsinki
Johan Wulff
Head Specialist Art
+358 (0)50 410 1377
Laura Pohjola
Helsinki
Laura Pohjola
Head specialist Finnish modern and contemporary art
+358 (0)50 428 2146
Anna Rosenius
Helsinki
Anna Rosenius
Head specialist Finnish design
+358 (0)40 1284 977
Nan Jarjis
Helsinki
Nan Jarjis
Specialist silver and design
+358 (0)50 340 5492
Frida Nyman
Helsinki
Frida Nyman
Goldsmith, appraiser jewellery (Finland)
+358 (0)50 407 9406