A stuffed lamb with a table on its back and a drawer in its side is the latest addition to a collection of furniture based on the paintings of Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí.
The Xai side tables have been created from taxidermy lambs by attaching a circular wooden surface onto their backs and inserting a drawer that opens from one side of their abdomens. Hooves have been replaced with decorative rococo bronze feet.
Their designer Oscar Tusquets Blanca referenced an image of a lamb with a telephone balanced on its spine and sliding storage in its stomach from Dalí's 1942 painting Interpretation Project for a Stable-Library.
"We broke up the Interpretation Project for a Stable-Library painting where there appears a characteristic Dalí drawer, made up of a little lamb-table," said Tusquets Blanca.
Twenty-one lambs were chosen from a Parisian slaughterhouse and sent to taxidermist Maison Deyrolle, where Dalí was a frequent customer during his lifetime.
The limited-edition set includes 20 white lambs priced at €36,500 (£30,350) each and a unique black piece costs €72,000 (£59,900).
The tables were commissioned by Spanish company BD Barcelona Design.
Tusquets Blanca, a close friend of the artist, started the Dalí Furniture Collection in 1972. Other items in the range include the Mae West Lips sofa designed by the artist himself in 1937.
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