Success: The Common Thread in the Chevalier Tapestry Collection Sale

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Specialists eagerly awaited the partial dispersal of the tapestries in the family dynasty’s collection. A work inspired by America took top honors. Brussels, early 18th century, L’Amérique (America), model by Lodewijk Van Schoor (1666-1726), tapestry, 289 x 354 cm/113.77 x 139.37 in (detail).Result: €332,060 With 94% of the lots sold—three for more than €100,000—five preemptions, and a total result of €2,074,441, it is fair to say that the Chevalier Collection sale was a success. The Event section of La Gazette 34 took a long look at the family dynasty, which is as passionate as it is knowledgeable about tapestry and well-known to our readers and auction

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