JAN BOHUSLAV SOBOTA, 2003
DAS HOHELIED VON SOLOMO ($2000)
(The Song of Songs which is Solomon’s, in 5 languages)
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Solomon, Kranich Verlach, Zollikon, Switzerland, 2002
Binding description: Sobota’s three coverboard binding structure: Doublures –Brown goatskin, middle boards –Beige goatskin, cover boards – Teracotta goatskin and natural Oasis. Painted edges. Leather headbands. Rounded corners. Title printed on spine.
Decoration: The design is showing men’s everlasting admiration for feminine beauty.
Relief of a girls’ face exploits a new technique of Jan Sobota’s three cover boards binding structure.
An eye reflects most valued gifts from men to women – flower and jewel both represented by Czech garnet embedded in gold.
Box: cloth, paper. Size: 24,5 x 16,5 cm.
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