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George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Bench

Auction:
2770B
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$79,950$65,000

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2770B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 06, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Bench
American black walnut, hickory
New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1973
Curved crest rail over twenty-two hickory spindles, plank seat with two rosewood butterfly joints, grain and shape are distinctive, ht. 29, lg. 90, dp. 30 in.

Note: George Nakashima had this bench in his showroom and when asked if it could be purchased he refused, but agreed after some thought.
Estimate $30,000-40,000


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