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Lot 5 - George Nakashima

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George Nakashima
Special "Minguren I" Coffee Table, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1979

Oregon myrtle and American black walnut
Signed with client's name

H: 18, W: 51, D: 24 1/2 in.

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Thence by descent to Private Collection, Philadelphia

Sold for $37,800
Estimated at $30,000 - $50,000


 

Oregon myrtle and American black walnut
Signed with client's name

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Thence by descent to Private Collection, Philadelphia

Note

This lot is sold with the original invoice from George Nakashima Woodworker, a prepatory drawing for the table, signed and dated by George Nakashima, and a letter from George Nakashima to the original owner, discussing the origin of the table's myrtle top.

Literature

George Nakashima, studio catalogue, unpaginated
Mira Nakashima, Nature, Form & Spirit, pp. 200, 202

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George Nakashima

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