With the movie 50 Shades of Grey due to hit the circuit this weekend to tie in with Valentine's Day it seemed appropriate to look at how shades of grey don't have to be bland but can inject just as much personality as other neutral shades. - See more at:
# 1810-1814 French Cheval glass (Psyché) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "The psyche was so named for the heroine in La Fontaine's Les amours de Psyché, who was reputed to have looked at a full-length reflection of herself. Specific reference to the myth is in the frieze containing butterflies, symbols of Psyche. An identical gilt-bronze frieze was on a psyche made for Empress Marie-Louise in 1810."