GANG OF 5/LAVENDER ROBOT
JAPAN circa 1955
Masudaya's Lavender Robot aka The Non Stop Robot,is a fascinating piece of design...
It is part of the infamous Gang of Five skirted robots and it boasts a mystery bump-n'-go moving action with swinging arms and flashing eyes/ears/mouth.
It's chest panel features some amazing abstract lithographics!
The combination of colors is simply awesome and Lavender Robot holds an all important place in the pantheon of over the top,toy design ..
Height-15 inches /38.1 cm
MIOB $ 10.000
(Griffiths auction 9-12-00)