In August 2016, Stockholms Auktionsverk (the world’s oldest auction house, founded in 1674) presented the world’s first fashion runway show for an auction house, featuring vintage pieces from the world’s leading fashion houses to be sold at the fall Fashion! auction. The show attracted international attention.
Lauritz.com splits off Stockholms Auktionsverk Fine Art into an independent company, which will cultivate the most exclusive segment in the Swedish and international auction business through its own organisation. The renowned Swedish businessman Per Taube is buying in to the new company and will thus become a vital partner in the future independent Fine Art company.Read more
Stockholms Auktionsverk has been commissioned to sell Konstantin Makovsky's magnificent portrait of Her Serene Highness Princess Yuryevskaya - the second, morganatic wife of Russian Emperor Alexander II.Read more