Private Sales- Takashi Murakami X Complexcon – Mr Dob set of 2 - SIGNED 2016 / 2019 SOLD
To celebrate the Complexcon 2016 event, Takashi Murakami teamed up with Bait and Bait's long term partner Switch on one of the famous character from Takashi' artwork - Mr Dob. The vinyl figures were made by Switch Collectibles and the printing by hand individually. The original color edition red/blue is limited to 750 and the gold edition is limited to only 250. These figures were available for pre-order at Complexcon and Bait's online store. They sold out immediately.
Mr Dob, the whimsical, sharp-toothed character is Murakami's first signature creation inspired by the anime (animated film) and manga (comic book) characters that have achieved cult status in Japanese youth culture. His name is a contraction of the Japanese slang expression "dobojite," or "why?" and it is literally spelled out in his facial features and appendages, ensuring we recognize him in spite of his ever-changing appearance.
Murakami signed a final batch in April 2019 and these figures came available through lottery for Japanese residents only. Both figures are hand signed and dated 2016 / 2019 on the bottom.
Medium: 2 Vinyl figures. In their original presentation boxes, brown carton boxes and additional white Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd. boxes.
Size each figure: 23,5 cm tall and 27,5 cm wide,
Weight approx 5 kg each
Limited edition of 750 (red/blue)
Limited edition of 250 (gold)
Both hand signed and dated.
Price: € 5,400 SOLD
This limited edition Takashi Murakami set is available at New Art Editions
Condition: These works are in a mint condition. No condition issues. The presentation boxes have very some light scuffs.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the publisher by the present owner.
Location of the work: The Netherlands
Buyers premium: 0%
Buyer is responsible for the delivery of the work.
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