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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), EXCEPTIONAL DOUBLE PEDESTAL DESK, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1981

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) EXCEPTIONAL DOUBLE PEDESTAL DESK, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1981 American black walnut Signed and dated: "George Nakashima March 1981" H: 28 1/2, W: 85 1/2, D: 44 in. PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Acquired directly from the artist, 1981

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), SPECIAL CONOID DINING TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1984

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) SPECIAL CONOID DINING TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1984 American black walnut and rosewood Signed and dated: "George Nakashima Oct 4, 1984" Signed with client's name: "PERELES" H: 29, W: 104, D: 55 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private Philadelphia Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1984

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), PAIR OF CONOID CHAIRS, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1984

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) PAIR OF CONOID CHAIRS, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1984 Each signed and dated: "George Nakashima Oct 4, 1984" Each signed with client's name: "Pereles" H: 35 1/2, W: 20, D: 22 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private Philadelphia Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1984

Condition Report: Good vintage condition. Little to no wear. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Starting bid: $3,000 (0 bids)

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), TALL CHEST, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1977

Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) TALL CHEST, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1977 American black walnut Signed with client's name: "ROGIER" H: 53, W: 36, D: 20 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private New England Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Rogier, Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1977

Condition Report: Excellent. Professionally refinished. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Live Auction: 16 days 14 hours

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), FULL-SIZE PLANK HEADBOARD, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1976

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) FULL-SIZE PLANK HEADBOARD, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1976 American black walnut. H: 37 1/2, W: 76 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private New England Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Rogier, Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1976

Condition Report: Good vintage condition. Post holes 52" across. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Starting bid: $3,000 (0 bids)

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), DOUBLE HANGING WALL CASE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1965

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) DOUBLE HANGING WALL CASE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1965 American black walnut and pandanus cloth. H: 16 1/4, W: 72, D: 16 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Colorado Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1965

Condition Report: Good overall. Three adjustable shelves total. A few faint stains to top. Small check to edge of lower back side. A few, faint ring stains to interior shelves. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), LOUNGE CHAIR WITH ARM, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1965

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) LOUNGE CHAIR WITH ARM, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1965 American black walnut and hickory. H: 33, W: 30 1/2, D: 28 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Colorado Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1965

Condition Report: Some sun fading to arm and seat. Normal light wear. No breaks or repairs. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Starting bid: $2,500 (0 bids)

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990),

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) "Q" BENCH, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1961 American black walnut. H: 13, W: 84, D: 21 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Colorado Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1961

Condition Report: Good overall. Some sun fading and various darkened scratches to top, comensurate with age and use. Normal scuffs and light wear to edges. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Starting bid: $4,000 (0 bids)

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), SPECIAL MINGUREN II TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1977

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) SPECIAL MINGUREN II TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1977 English oak burl and laurel. H: 20, W: 38, D: 43 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private Philadelphia Collection Hans Meyer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1977

Condition Report: Excellent original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), IMPORTANT TEA CEREMONY PLATFORM FOR KENT HALL, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY,

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) IMPORTANT TEA CEREMONY PLATFORM FOR KENT HALL, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1964 American black walnut and woven grass "tatami" mats Signed with client's name: "Univ. Columbia" H: 10, L: 111 1/2, W: 75 in. PROVENANCE: Commissioned for Kent Hall, Columbia University, 1964

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), CONOID DINING TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1981

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) CONOID DINING TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1981 American black walnut and rosewood Signed with client's name: "SOULEN" H: 28 1/2, W: 44, D: 96 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private Michigan Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1981

Condition Report: Overall excellent original condition. A few minor impressions to edges. A few tight checks to top. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Starting bid: $12,500 (0 bids)

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), SET OF TEN CONOID DINING CHAIRS, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1982

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) SET OF TEN CONOID DINING CHAIRS, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1982 American black walnut and hickory. Some retaining client's name: "Soulen" H: 35 1/2, W: 21, D: 22 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private Michigan Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1982

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), TRIPLE SLIDING DOOR CABINET, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1968

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) TRIPLE SLIDING DOOR CABINET, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1968 American black walnut and pandanus cloth Signed with client's name: "3720 Soulen" H: 32, W: 100 1/2, D: 22 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private Michigan Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1968

Condition Report: Very good overall condition. A few ring stains to top. Normal scuffs and lights wear. Some areas of light to moderate wear and loss to original pandanus cloth. The central compartment with four drawers. The left and right compartments each with two adjustable shelves. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Starting bid: $10,000 (0 bids)

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), LOUNGE CHAIR, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1970

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) LOUNGE CHAIR, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1970 American black walnut and hickory. Signed: "George Nakashima" H: 33, W: 23 1/2, D: 24 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1970

Condition Report: Very good condition overall. No breaks or repairs. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Starting bid: $1,250 (0 bids)

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), LOUNGE CHAIR WITH ARM, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1971

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) LOUNGE CHAIR WITH ARM, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1971 American black walnut and hickory. H: 33 1/2, W: 31 1/2, D: 28 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private Florida Collection Acquired directly from the artist, 1971

Condition Report: Excellent overall condition. Crest rail replaced and chair professionally refinished by George Nakashima Woodworker. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990), KORNBLUT CASE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1970s

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) KORNBLUT CASE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1970s American black walnut and maple burl. H: 22, W: 18, D: 19 1/2 in. PROVENANCE: Property from a Private New England Collection Sollo Rago Modern Auction, Lambertville, New Jersey: 12 April 2008, Lot 17

Condition Report: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Live Auction: 16 days 14 hours

Starting bid: $5,000 (0 bids)

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