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    Sale 2062

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    16 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 265

    GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)

    A 'KORNBLUT' WALNUT, ROSEWOOD AND MAPLE BURL CABINET, 1986**

    Price Realised  

    GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)
    A 'Kornblut' Walnut, Rosewood and Maple Burl Cabinet, 1986**
    door opening to reveal one adjustable shelf
    22 in. (55.8 cm.) high, 18 in. (45.7 cm.) square
    signed George Nakashima Dec 5 1986 and with original owner's name


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the Nakashima workshop.
    Thence by descent.