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Success for this "Classic" Two-Day Sale

Result EUR556,800
Published on , by Christophe Provot
Auction on 10 June 2022 - 13:30 (CEST) - Salle 5-6 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009

With two preemptions, a world record and a total result exceeding the €3 M mark, this prestigious sale lived up to expectations.

Mathieu Criaerd (1689–1776), Louis XV period, chest of drawers with doors opening... Success for this

Mathieu Criaerd (1689–1776), Louis XV period, chest of drawers with doors opening to two drawers and two leaves, satinwood and rosewood veneer inlaid with diamond points in crosses, Aleppo breccia marble top, chased gilded bronze, 91.5 x 176 x 67.5 cm/36.02 x 69.29 x 26.57 in.
Result: €556,800

The highlight of this two-day sale at Drouot was undoubtedly the important Louis XV period chest of drawers with doors "à la Régence", stamped Mathieu Criaerd. It shattered the high estimate by fetching the handsome sum of €556,800, a very good score for 18 th -century furniture, whose exceptional pieces are still in high demand. In addition to the panel attributed to the Mandyn-Huys group (see photo below), €87,040 went to Fishermen Lifting Their Nets (34 x 60 cm/13.38 x 23.62 in), a small oak parquet panel monogrammed by Arent Arentsz , known as Cabel (1585/86-c. 1635). Thirty-three lots of watercolor drawings of birds attributed to Violante Vanni (1732–1776)…
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Friday 10 June 2022 - 13:30 (CEST) - Live
Salle 5-6 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009 Paris
Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés
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