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Lamp designed by Salvador Dali fetches over $500,000 in Paris auction

Paris, Nov 25 (EFE).- A lamp designed by legendary Spanish artist Salvador Dali sold for 486,000 euros ($545,490) at an auction in the French capital, Artcurial Auction House announced Thursday.

Dali created the rare piece in 1930 for Jean-Michel Frank, the French interior designer.

The surrealist lamp is made of plaster and wicker and features a net that was used by fishermen in the Spanish town of Cadaqués.

The end result of the auction exceeded expectations as the lamp was initially estimated to sell for between 50,000 and 80,000 euros. EFE


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