Modern Art & Design at Bukowskis, Sweden

07 May 2022

Bukowskis, Sweden presents the 'Modern Art + Design' auction on May 17th – 18th. The sale features artworks by international artists such as Piet Mondrian, Fernand Léger, Amédée Ozenfant, Serge Poliakoff, Henri Laurens, Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Arman and Swedish pioneering works by Isaac Grünewald, Olle Baertling, Waldemar Lorentzon, Sigrid Hjertén and Nils von Dardel.

The design sale highlight is a historical collection of furniture from Alva & Gunnar Myrdal's private home, which includes an unusual and sought-after dresser by Axel Einar Hjorth, exhibited at the iconic 1929 International Barcelona Exposition.

The sale also features objects from leading 20th-century designers: Estrid Ericson, Uno Åhrén, Finn Juhl, Carl Axel-Acking, and masterful ceramics from Picasso, Axel Salto, and Wilhelm Kåge as well as glass from Simon Gate.

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SELECTED LOTS


Left: Isaac Grünewald - "Kungsträdgården, i solgasset"; Right: Sigrid Hjertén - "Mot aftonen, Stadsgården"

Isaac Grünewald (1889-1946) - "Kungsträdgården, i solgasset"
Signed Isaac, exected in 1915. Canvas. See Price Estimate...

Sigrid Hjertén (1885-1948) - "Mot aftonen, Stadsgården"
Signed Hjertén. Canvas. See Price Estimate...


Left: Waldemar Lorentzon - "Edelweiss"; Right: Waldemar Lorentzon - "Fiskaren"

Waldemar Lorentzon (1899-1984) - "Edelweiss"
Signed Lorentz. Canvas. See Price Estimate...

Waldemar Lorentzon (1899-1984) - "Fiskaren"
Signed Lorentz and dated -28. Canvas. See Price Estimate...


Left: Piet Mondrian - "Barn doors of a Brabant farm building"; Right: Fernando Cueto Amorsolo - "Dancing scene"

Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) - "Barn doors of a Brabant farm building"
Signed P. Mondriaan. Executed 1904. Water colour, gouache, crayon and possible charcoal on paper. See Price Estimate...

Fernando Cueto Amorsolo (1892-1972) - "Dancing scene"
Signed F. Amorsolo and dated Manila 1953. Canvas. See Price Estimate...


Left: Serge Poliakoff - "Composition abstraite"; Right: Maurice Estève - "Le Guetteur"

Serge Poliakoff - (1900-1969) - "Composition abstraite"
Signed Serge Poliakoff. Executed in 1967. Canvas. See Price Estimate...

Maurice Estève (1904-2001) - "Le Guetteur"
Signed and dated bottom right Estéve 51 and signed verso Esteve / 51 / No 989. Canvas. See Price Estimate...


Left: Amédée Ozenfant (1886-1966) - "Nature morte"; Right: Olle Bærtling (1911-1981) - "AGUIBA"

Amédée Ozenfant (1886-1966) - "Nature morte"
Signed Ozenfant. Executed 1929. Canvas. A certificate of authenticity executed by Pierre Guénégan. See Price Estimate...

Olle Bærtling (1911-1981) - "AGUIBA"
Signed Baertling and dated 1958 verso. Canvas. See Price Estimate...


Left: Ivan Ivarson - "Fiesole - Woman in southern landscape"; Right: Olle Olsson-Hagalund - "Det röda trädet"

Ivan Ivarson (1900-1939) - "Fiesole - Woman in southern landscape"
Signed I. Ivarson. Verso with dedication "Till pappa på födelsedagen, 1937, Ivan". Canvas. See Price Estimate...

Olle Olsson-Hagalund (1904-1972) - "Det röda trädet"
Signed Olle Olsson Hagalund and dated 1944. Canvas. See Price Estimate...


Left: Albert Marquet - "Venise"; Right: Nils von Dardel - "Nybroplan" (Motif from the artist's studio, Arsenalsgatan 1)

Albert Marquet (1875-1947) - "Venise"
Signed Marquet. Executed 1936. Canvas. This work will be included in the forthcoming Marquet Digital Catalogue Raisonné. See Price Estimate...

Nils von Dardel (1888-1943) - "Nybroplan" (Motif from the artist's studio, Arsenalsgatan 1)
Signed Dardel and dated 1918. Gouache. See Price Estimate...


Left: Joan Miró - "La Reine des éphémères"; Right: Henri Matisse - "Danseuse au fauteuil de bois" from the suite "Dix danseuses"

Joan Miró (1893-1983) - "La Reine des éphémères"
Etching and aquatint in colours, 1975, signed in pencil, numbered 10/50. See Price Estimate...

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) - "Danseuse au fauteuil de bois" from the suite "Dix danseuses"
Lithograph, signed and numbered 5/15 in pencil. 1925-26. Published by Galerie d'Art Contemporain, Paris, 1927. See Price Estimate...


Left: Josef Frank - A mahogany chest of drawers 'Flora Linné', Svenskt Tenn; Right: Axel Einar Hjorth - An ebony and walnut tabouret, Nordiska Kompaniet

Josef Frank (1885-1967) - A mahogany chest of drawers 'Flora Linné', Svenskt Tenn
Sweden 2007. Covered on all sides with flora posters taken from Plantae Selectae (1750-1773). Limited edition of 50 copies. See Price Estimate...

Axel Einar Hjorth (1888-1959) - An ebony and walnut tabouret, Nordiska Kompaniet
Sweden May 12th 1928 for the World's Fair in Barcelona 1929. The seat upholstered with grey velvet, maker's metal label. See Price Estimate...


Left: Axel Einar Hjorth - A pair of stained pine 'Lovö' chairs; Right: Josef Frank - A cabinet covered with Georges Peltier's 'Plan de Paris à vol d'oiseau', Svenskt Tenn

Axel Einar Hjorth (1888-1959) - A pair of stained pine 'Lovö' chairs
Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1930s. Iron mounts, low version. See Price Estimate...

Josef Frank (1885-1967) - A cabinet covered with Georges Peltier's 'Plan de Paris à vol d'oiseau', Svenskt Tenn
Stockholm, probably ca 1937-43. Oak, brass hinges, the side with a plaque of leather stating PLAN DE PARIS A VOL D'OISEAU G PELTIER. See Price Estimate...


Left: Uno Åhrén - A black lacquered table with a pewter top by Nils Fougstedt, Svenskt Tenn ca 1930; Right: Axel Einar Hjorth - A macassar ebony chest of drawers, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1928

Uno Åhrén (1897-1977) - A black lacquered table with a pewter top by Nils Fougstedt, Svenskt Tenn ca 1930
Alva & Gunnar Myrdal Collection. Model 743, the pewter top with engraved decoration, motifs from the garden of Eden, black lacquered wooden base. See Price Estimate...

Axel Einar Hjorth (1888-1959) - A macassar ebony chest of drawers, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1928
Exhibited at the World's Fair in Barcelona 1929. Alva & Gunnar Myrdal Collection. Macassar ebony, borders with stylized relief decoration. See Price Estimate...

Left: Pablo Picasso - A faience pitcher 'Pichet au Vase', Madoura Vallauris, France, 1954. A.R 226; Right: Pablo Picasso - A 'Petit cheval', faience dish, Madoura, Vallauris, post 1963, A.R. 470

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - A faience pitcher 'Pichet au Vase', Madoura Vallauris, France, 1954. A.R 226
Decorated in black, yellow and blue, signed EDITION PICASSO 36/500 stamped EDITION PICASSO MADOURA PLEIN FEU. See Price Estimate...

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - A 'Petit cheval', faience dish, Madoura, Vallauris, post 1963, A.R. 470
Decorated with a horse in black, blue and red against a grey ground, signed No 61 EDITION PICASSO 122/150 MADOURA. See Price Estimate...



Left: Arman (Armand Pierre Fernandez) - "La Fenice III"; Right: Arman (Armand Pierre Fernandez) - "Shanghai Express"

Arman (Armand Pierre Fernandez) (1928-2005) - "La Fenice III"
Signed Arman and numbered XIX/XXX. Executed 2004. Foundry market Bocquel fd. Sculpture, bronze. Recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York. See Price Estimate...

Arman (Armand Pierre Fernandez) (1928-2005) - "Shanghai Express"
Signed Arman. Executed 1990. Unique. Recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York. See Price Estimate...


Left: Fulvio Bianconi - A glass vase ' a Spicchi', model 4316; Right: Alessandro Pianon - A glass and copper 'Pulcino' sculpture of a bird

Fulvio Bianconi (1915-1996) - A glass vase ' a Spicchi', model 4316
Venini Murano Italy, 1950s. Clear glass with 'tessere' in blue, red and amber coloured glass, acid etched signature venini murano ITALIA. See Price Estimate...

Alessandro Pianon (Born 1931) - A glass and copper 'Pulcino' sculpture of a bird
Vistosi, Italy 1960s. Boat-shaped, blue glass with brown stripes, copper legs. See Price Estimate...

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