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Important Sale Week 4-7 December 2018

Our Important Sale Week includes three spectacular sales. Modern & Contemporary, Classic and Asian.

Learn more and explore our catalogues below. 


Asian Sale

Tuesday 4 December at 11 am
Uppsala Auktionskammare have become widely famous for our Asian Sales, with catalogues including items from prominent private collections. This season is no exception – in the sale you will find a wide range of lacquer objects, textiles, services, scrolls, porcelain objetcs, buddhas, bronzes and paintings for every collector. The extremely rare imperial lacquer box and cover covers the catalogue and bears provenance from the Austrian/Norwegian collector Wladimir Simon Semcesen. Other highlights include two ink paintings, signed Xu Beihong respectively Liu Guosong, from an important Swedish-American collection, as well as an imposing large bronze bell on wood stand from the collection of Swedish civil engineer Einar Wikander. The extremely rare dragon dish is also one of the top objects this season, unusually large and with provenance from the Swedish engineer Holger Rosell.

Modern & Contemporary Sale

Tuesday 4 December at 4 pm & Wednesday 5 December at 12 noon
This season, the Modern and Contemporary Sale offers a great variety of exciting art- and design objects. Nanna & Jørgen Ditzel’s extremely rare “Kanapé” chair is one of the leading lots within the design department, as well as the fantastic pair of candlesticks and bookends by Anna Petrus, Erik Fleming’s gold bowl and the unique collection of Wilhelm Kåge’s “Surrea” vases. The art lover will be pleased to find works of art from prominent collections. The international department stands out with important works such as Keith Haring’s “Absolut Vodka”, Serge Poliakoff’s “Composition abstraite” and Andy Warhol’s “Flowers”. Paintings, sculptures and design objetcts by Antoni Tàpies, André Lanskoy, Paul Jenkins, Mats Theselius, Axel Einar Hjorth, Henri Hayden, Jean Chauvin, Georg Jensen, Josef Frank, Lynn Chadwick, Louise Bourgeois, Thomas Tatarczyk, Francis Newton Souza, Marc Chagall, Roberto Matta, Yrjö Edelmann, Fernandez Arman and Turi Simeti are also included in the sale.

Classic Sale

Thursday 6 December at 12 noon & Friday 7 December at 12 noon
This season’s Classic Sale included highly qualitative furniture, applied art and art from prominent collections. Highlights from the art department are Alexander Roslin’s portrait of Russian Count Nikita Ivanovitj Panin, Anders Zorn’s “Vått” (catalogue cover) and Johan Tobias Sergel’s portrait medallion in marble of King Gustav III in profile. Paintings and sculptures by artists such as Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Aristide Maillol, Ivan Aguéli, Charles Despiau, Theude Grönland, Garnet Ruskin Wolseley, Carl Milles, Peder Mønsted, Frits Thaulow among others. A great silver department stands out in the classic catalogue, as well as highly qualitative furniture, applied art, bronze objects, textiles, faiances and jewellery and watches. Particularly outstanding are Gottlieb Iwersson’s chest of drawers, the bull by Fabergé with provenance from the Nobel family, two micro mosaics attributed to the Studio Vaticano del Mosaico.

SALEROOM: Dragarbrunnsgatan 73, Uppsala, Sweden


In Stockholm

20-25 November
Open weekdays 10 am – 6 pm, weekend 11 am – 5 pm
at Nybrogatan 20, Stockholm

In Uppsala

28 November – 3 December
Open weekdays 10 am – 6 pm, weekend 11 am – 5 pm
at Dragarbrunnsgatan 73, Uppsala

Please note that all modern prints will be on display 28 November – 3 December at Nybrogatan 20, Stockholm.
Open weekdays 10 am – 6 pm, weekend 11 am – 5 pm.