|Eileen Gray ivory, ebony and parchment table lamp, circa 1922-25 Image via Leclare|
|Eileen Gray, Monte Carlo Boudoir for the Salon des Artistes Decorateurs, Paris 1923 Image via Leclare|
|Detail showing lamp model on the low table Image via Leclare|
|Eileen Gray ivory, ebony and parchment table lamp, circa 1922-25 Image via Artfact|
|Eileen Gray pair of rosewood and mahogany table lamps , circa 1920 Image via Artiste|
In the course of researching this post it has come to my attention that the Centre Pompidou in Paris has just opened a sweeping retrospective of the Gray's work on now through May 20th. The displays are after my own heart showing the objects (where possible) against backdrops of period images of their original commission/interior. It just so happens the they feature the Monte-Carlo Boudoir...
|Monte-Carlo Boudoir items displayed at the Centre Pompidou Image via Arte-Case|
|Eileen Gray lacquer and parchment floor lamp, circa 1923 Image via VMFA|
P.S. Here is a highlight reel put together by the Centre Pompidou...
Eileen Gray, du 20 février au 20 mai 2013 by centrepompidou
The lamp did indeed sell for a confirmed price of €73,000! It must have passed the test to achieve such a good price. My congratulations to Leclere.