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One Expensive Chair

Yves Saint Laurents prized Eileen Gray leather ‘Dragons’ armchair went for 21.9 million euros (£19.4 million / $28 million) at Christies – a record for a work of 20th-century design at auction.  I’d never heard of Eileen Gray – but now realize she’s the designer of the iconic circular glass E-1027 table.  That is one expensive chair!  And not a pretty one either.  Crazy.

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