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