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67021: George Nakashima (American, 1905-1990) Important
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George Nakashima (American, 1905-1990) Important Kornblut Cabinet from the International Paper Headquarters,1980 American black walnut, East Indian rosewood, maple burl, brass 27 x 22 x 24-1/2 inches (68.6 x 55.9 x 62.2 cm) PROVENANCE: Acquired directly from Nakashima Studios by International Paper Company, New York; Sotheby's, New York, Important 20th Century Design, June 19, 2007, lot 121. LITERATURE: D. Ostergard, George Nakashima: Full Circle, exhibition catalogue, American Craft Museum, New York, 1989, p. 165. (similar example) M. Nakashima, Nature Form & Sprit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima, New York, 2003, pp. 109 (similar example) Sold with digital copy of original order card from Nakashima Studios George Nakashima's 1980 commission for International Paper's New York headquarters represented one of George Nakashima's most ambition groups of works and remains among his most celebrated projects. It allowed him to experiment with new and adapted forms, creating an extraordinary set of furnishings of unrivaled quality. This Kornblut cabinet is a unique version of his iconic cabinet case, with a special burl handle and custom features. HID03101062020 © 2020 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved
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Contains four adjustable shelves. An important and rare example of this work. Structurally sound, with areas of water staining to top, minor dings and shallow scratches, all wear commensurate with age and use.
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67021: George Nakashima (American, 1905-1990) Important

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George Nakashima (American, 1905-1990) Important Kornblut Cabinet from the International Paper Headquarters,1980 American black walnut, East Indian rosewood, maple burl, brass 27 x 22 x 24-1/2 inches (68.6 x 55.9 x 62.2 cm) PROVENANCE: Acquired directly from Nakashima Studios by International Paper Company, New York; Sotheby's, New York, Important 20th Century Design, June 19, 2007, lot 121. LITERATURE: D. Ostergard, George Nakashima: Full Circle, exhibition catalogue, American Craft Museum, New York, 1989, p. 165. (similar example) M. Nakashima, Nature Form & Sprit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima, New York, 2003, pp. 109 (similar example) Sold with digital copy of original order card from Nakashima Studios George Nakashima's 1980 commission for International Paper's New York headquarters represented one of George Nakashima's most ambition groups of works and remains among his most celebrated projects. It allowed him to experiment with new and adapted forms, creating an extraordinary set of furnishings of unrivaled quality. This Kornblut cabinet is a unique version of his iconic cabinet case, with a special burl handle and custom features. HID03101062020 © 2020 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved
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Contains four adjustable shelves. An important and rare example of this work. Structurally sound, with areas of water staining to top, minor dings and shallow scratches, all wear commensurate with age and use.<br> Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only And should Not be relied upon as statements of fact, And do Not constitute a representation, warranty, Or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "As Is"<br><br>Buyer's Premium per Lot:<br />25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,001 and $3,000,000, plus 15% of any amount over $3,000,001 per lot.

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