View 1 of Lot 20. An Important and Unique Six-Panel Screen.
View 1 of Lot 20. An Important and Unique Six-Panel Screen.
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Eileen Gray

An Important and Unique Six-Panel Screen

Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray

An Important and Unique Six-Panel Screen

An Important and Unique Six-Panel Screen

Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,137,500

USD

Eileen Gray

An Important and Unique Six-Panel Screen


circa 1921-1923

lacquered wood, silver leaf

78 1/2 x 101 1/8 x 5/8 in. (199.3 x 257 x 1.5 cm) fully extended

Galerie Jean Désert, Paris
Jean-Henri Labourdette, Paris
By descent to her daughter Mme. Louis Pauwels, Paris
Jean-Claude Brugnot, Paris
Sotheby's New York, December 1-2, 1989, lot 754
Steven A. Greenberg, New York
Christie's New York, The Steven A. Greenberg Collection: Masterpieces of French Art Deco, December 12-13, 2012, lot 32
Jean Badovici, "Eileen Gray: Meubelen en Interieurs," Wendingen, series 6, no. 6l, 1924, p. 9 (for the present lot photographed in Eileen Gray's Paris gallery, Jean Désert)
Philippe Garner, "The Lacquer Work of Eileen Gray and Jean Dunand," The Connoisseur, London, 1973, p. 4 (for a related design on a lacquer wall paneling from the Suzanne Talbot apartment)
Eileen Gray: Designer 1879-1976, exh. cat., Victoria & Albert Museum and Museum of Modern Art, London and New York, 1979, p. 28 (for the present lot illustrated)
Peter Adam, Eileen Gray: Architect/Designer, New York, 1987, p. 75 (for the present lot illustrated)
Philippe Garner, Eileen Gray: Designer and Architect, Cologne, 1993, p. 51 (for the present lot illustrated)
Caroline Constant, Eileen Gray, New York, 2000, p. 46 (for the present lot illustrated)
Eileen Gray, exh. cat., Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2013, p. 159 (for the present lot illustrated)
Jennifer Goff, Eileen Gray: Her World and Her Work, Newbridge, Ireland, 2015, p. 169 (for the present lot illustrated)
Eileen Gray, exh. cat., Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York, 2020 (for the present lot illustrated)
Eileen Gray: Designer 1879-1976, traveling exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1979; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1980
Eileen Gray, DeLorenzo Gallery, New York, December 1997
Eileen Gray, traveling exhibition, Centre Pompidou, Paris, February 20-May 20, 2013; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, October 12, 2013-January 26, 2014
Eileen Gray, Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York, February 29-July 12, 2020; October 13-October 28, 2020