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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)
GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)
GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)
GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)
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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION
GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)

SCULPTURE, FROM THE INTERNATIONAL PAPER HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1980

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905-1990)
Sculpture, from the International Paper Headquarters, New York, circa 1980
English walnut root
inscribed IP
26 ½ x 30 ½ x 6 ½ in. (67.3 x 77.5 x 16.5 cm)
Provenance
International Paper Headquarters, New York, commissioned from the artist studio, 1980
Sotheby's, New York, 19 June 2007, lot 119
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
M. Nakashima, Form, Nature and Spirit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima, New York, 2003, p. 181 for present lot illustrated
G. Nakashima, The Soul of a Tree, A Woodworker's Reflections, Tokyo, 1981, p. 172 for present lot illustrated
Post lot text
Highly contoured free-standing slab with deep fissures and root burl details.
A related sculputer was displayed and photographed in George Nakashima's Conoid Studio in New Hope, Pennsylvania in the 1980s. This lot is offered together with a copy of the original order card.

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