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George Nakashima Custom Cabinet

Lot 1102
George Nakashima (1905-1990). circa 1959; walnut, dovetail joints, two stationary parchment lined door panels; 27 3/8 in. H., 108 in. W., 20 in. D.; Acquired directly from the artist - Dr. Seymour and Mrs. Phyllis Lifschutz, Princeton, NJ. 1958 order card includes 5 cabinet pieces, one of which is likely this cabinet

Condition

Additional comments added on 6/15/18: George Nakashima did not sign his pieces until the 1980's. Copy of Order Cards will be supplied to the winning purchasers. 9.20.58 order card state "5 pieces are sketched walnut. Email response from Mira Nakashima regarding this lot: This was on of three parts of the long cabinet designed to span the entire wall. Material feels like vellum, but we are not sure Top surface age appropriate wear, paint residue left side, 4 screw holes each side, 3 in. wood crack lower right side back, 1 electrical cut-out and 3 smaller holes in back panel

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$6,000.00

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George Nakashima Custom Cabinet

Auction ended on Sat, Jun 16, 2018
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Estimate $12,000 - $15,000
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$6,500.00
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