J@J Sobotovy



PREMATURE BURIAL

JAN AND JARMILA SOBOTA, 2011

THE PREMATURE BURIAL

 By Edgar Allan Poe 

 

          Price:  $ 390.-

 

Designed, published created in limited edition of 20 numbered and signed copies by Jan and Jarmila Sobota in Loket, Czech Republic, 2011.

 

The sculpture/ book object contains all that’s needed for this Premature Burial: coffin, body and binding.   The box (Coffin) is constructed of binder’s board and covered in wood-patterned paper and brocade paper.   The binding is covered with black leather spine and funereal-looking papers of our own design.  The top book board has an applied letter A and black tooled letters; E and P. The body is sculpted from Epoxy Putty and painted with acrylics.

 

         Book size:       Height: 4.5 mm or 1.8 inches  Width: 4 mm or 1.5 inches

         Sculptural box size: Height: 7.3 mm   or 2.8 inches   Width: 5 mm or 2 inches