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876: George Nakashima desk, walnut, wall-mounted, 1969

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Lot 0876 Details

Description
George Nakashima desk, walnut, wall-mounted cabinet with vertical grilled sliding doors lined with original pandanus cloth, attached walnut slab Conoid top with single leg, cabinet with dovetail joints at top corners, interior consists of two shelves, four small drawers, and one small drawer above a file drawer, interior lined in oak wood, original finish, unsigned, provenance available, cabinet 90"w x 16"d x 18.25"h, desktop: 78"w x 36"d x 28.75"h, very good original condition Provenance: per Robert Aibel, the desk was purchased by Shuttleworth from Pittsburgh, PA. It was ordered by interior designer Paul Planert in 1968 and completed in 1969.
Condition
Minor nicks and roughness to the underside edge of the top. No chips or losses. A few minor scuffs to the legs. There are two carved-out/recessed areas under the top. No water rings or stains. No damage to the doors or the door backing. Holes have been cut out of the back for electrical cords: 6 holes, the largest of which is 5" x 5".. The desk top fits into the hanging cabinet via pegs. Sturdy and structurally sound. The cabinet is mounted to the wall so that it is 8 inches off the floor. Additional photos are available: call the John Toomey Gallery, 708-383-5234 or send email to Lisanne@JohnToomeyGallery.com. Provenance: per Robert Aibel, the desk was purchased by Shuttleworth from Pittsburgh, PA. It was ordered by interior designer Paul Planert in 1968 and completed in 1969.
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876: George Nakashima desk, walnut, wall-mounted, 1969

Estimate $30,000 - $40,000May 23, 2010
Starting Price $15,000
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