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History

Uppsala Auktionskammare was founded in 1731 and is one of the oldest auction houses in the world. Auctions have a long and solid tradition in Uppsala and the first auction in Sweden mentioned in written sources was held in 1639 in Uppsala.

History

Uppsala Auktionskammare is today one of the largest auction houses in Sweden with auctions of fine art and antiques. Since 1996, Knut Knutson, known from the Antiques Roadshow on Swedish television, is the main owner of Uppsala Auktionskammare. The market shares have since then increased. Uppsala Auktionskammare have offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Uppsala. 

Over the last decade the company has sold over 200 lots that have reached over one million Swedish kronor, many within the Russian segment, but also Old master paintings and Chinese objects. Our successful Important Sales have attracted a lot of attention internationally. Uppsala Auktionskammare continues to explore new markets and segments. In recent years, sales of Chinese objects have resulted in many successful results for our clients.