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George Nakashima
"Plank" Coffee Table, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1958

English walnut, American black walnut
Later, applied wood plaque to underside signed: "George Nakashima"

H: 13, L: 48, W: 25 in.

Provenance

Freeman's Philadelphia, 20/21st Century Design, 19 May 2007, Lot 551
Property from a distinguished Private Collection, Philadephia

Sold for $20,160
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

English walnut, American black walnut
Later, applied wood plaque to underside signed: "George Nakashima"

Provenance

Freeman's Philadelphia, 20/21st Century Design, 19 May 2007, Lot 551
Property from a distinguished Private Collection, Philadephia

Note

This lot is sold with a typewritten notecard signed and dated "Mira Nakashima Yarnall October 23, 1989" that accompanied the wood plaque signed by George Nakashima, now affixed to the underside of the table's top. The notecard reads: "Herewith a signature plaque for your coffee table which was made in 1958".

Literature

Derek Ostergard, George Nakashima: Full Circle, pp. 116-117
George Nakashima, studio catalogue, unpaginated
Mira Nakashima, Nature, Form & Spirit, p. 85

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George Nakashima

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