Salvador Dali’s Mae West Lips sofa may leave UK if buyer can't be found

By Staff and agency

Buyer willing to pay almost half a million pounds needed to secure future of furniture described as the most famous object in Surrealism history

Salvador Dali's Mae West Lips sofa, one of the most famous pieces of furniture of the 20th century, could be taken out of the UK unless a buyer willing to pay almost half a million pounds is found.

The British government has placed a temporary export bar on Sofa, which Dali created with Surrealist poet and collector Edward James.

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Source: Salvador Dali’s Mae West Lips sofa may leave UK if buyer can't be found