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b. 1905 - d. 1990

George Nakashima's furniture is well-known around the world round for its iconic design and exemplary craftsmanship. Born in 1905 in the Olympic Peninsula, a densely forested region of the United States, Nakashima graduated with a degree in architecture from Seattle's University of Washington before studying at France's prestigious Ecole Americaine des Beaux-Arts Fontainebleau.

Woodworker George Nakashima created simple but immaculately crafted pieces with only the best materials. Blending Japanese heritage with American style, George Nakashima's furniture captures modern artistry while keeping the essence of the trees alive. Nakashima was given various awards during his successful career, including a gold medal from the American Institute of Architects. George Nakashima's furniture prices are naturally high, given the quality of design and expertise; these are investment pieces that can be treasured forever. Pick centerpiece items from Invaluable's listings of other remarkable furniture for sale at auction.

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                • PR GEORGE NAKASHIMA WALNUT GRASS-SEATED CHAIRS
                  Feb. 23, 2024

                  PR GEORGE NAKASHIMA WALNUT GRASS-SEATED CHAIRS

                  Est: $4,000 - $6,000

                  George Nakashima (American 1905-1990). Pair of black walnut 'Grass-Seated' Chairs", circa 1960s, having a round back over spindle supports, resting on a woven grass seat and raised on turned legs, apparently unmarked. Provenance: From the Private Collection of Debbie Ellis, St. Mary's, Georgia. Approximate Dimensions: h. 26.75', w. 23.125", seat d. 18".

                  Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
                • George Nakashima Right Arm Lounge Chair
                  Feb. 17, 2024

                  George Nakashima Right Arm Lounge Chair

                  Est: $6,000 - $8,000

                  Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: George Nakashima (American, 1905-1990); Nakashima Studio Marking(s); notes: signed (client name) Materials: walnut  Dimensions (H, W, D): 32.5"h, 32"w, 26"d; 13" seat height Additional Information: Lot is accompanied by a copy of the 1966 Nakashima Studio order card. Provenance: Nakashima Studio | Estate of Constantine John Kermes, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

                  Palm Beach Modern Auctions
                • George Nakashima, Trestle Dining Table with Extension
                  Feb. 08, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Trestle Dining Table with Extension

                  Est: $8,000 - $12,000

                  George Nakashima, Trestle Dining Table with Extension New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1960-1 Cherry, rosewood Client's name inscribed to table and leaf undersides H: 29, W: 60 1/8, D: 39 1/4 in. (table); L: 15 in. (leaf) Provenance Commissioned directly from George Nakashima, Woodworker Family Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Freeman's, American Folk, Furniture and Decorative Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 12, 2014, Lot 7 Property from a Private Pennsylvania Collection Literature George Nakashima, studio catalogue, unpaginated George Nakashima, The Soul of a Tree, p. 188 Mira Nakashima, Nature, Form & Spirit, pp. 68-69 Footnotes This lot is sold with a digital copy of the original order card from George Nakashima, Woodworker.

                  Freeman's
                • George Nakashima for Widdicomb, Two "Origins" Dining Side Chairs
                  Feb. 08, 2024

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, Two "Origins" Dining Side Chairs

                  Est: $1,500 - $2,500

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, Two "Origins" Dining Side Chairs USA, late 1950s to early 1960s Model No. 271-W Walnut, hickory Branded to underside of one chair: "George Nakashima" and stamped: "271" H: 36, W: 18 3/4, D: 22 in. Provenance Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

                  Freeman's
                • George Nakashima for Widdicomb, Pair of "Origins" Nightstands
                  Feb. 08, 2024

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, Pair of "Origins" Nightstands

                  Est: $4,000 - $6,000

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, Pair of "Origins" Nightstands USA, 1960 Walnut, brass Model No. 215 With fabric manufacturer's label to both drawer interiors: "Widdicomb, Grand Rapids" H: 21, W: 22, D: 21 in. (each) Provenance Purchased directly from manufacturer Thence by descent Property from a Private Philadelphia Area Collection

                  Freeman's
                • George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Headboard
                  Feb. 08, 2024

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Headboard

                  Est: $2,000 - $3,000

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Headboard USA, 1960 Walnut Model No. 220-X With stenciled finish name to front of base: “Sundra" and handwritten model number: “X220” With stenciled date and model number to rear of base: “11/1/60, 220X” H: 38, W: 101 ½, D: 3 in. (overall); W: 55 ¼ in. (base frame) Provenance Purchased directly from manufacturer Thence by descent Property from a Private Philadelphia Area Collection

                  Freeman's
                • George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Dresser and Mirror
                  Feb. 08, 2024

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Dresser and Mirror

                  Est: $5,000 - $7,000

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Dresser and Mirror USA, 1960 Walnut, brass Model No. 212 (dresser); Model No. 270 (mirror) With branded mark to one drawer interior: “George Nakashima” With fabric manufacturer's label to one drawer interior: "Widdicomb, Grand Rapids" H: 32, W: 105 ¼, D: 22 ¼ in. (dresser) H: 43 3/8, W: 52, D: 4 ½ in. (mirror) Provenance Purchased directly from manufacturer Thence by descent Property from a Private Philadelphia Area Collection

                  Freeman's
                • George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Tall Cabinet
                  Feb. 08, 2024

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Tall Cabinet

                  Est: $5,000 - $7,000

                  George Nakashima for Widdicomb, "Origins" Tall Cabinet USA, 1960 Walnut, burl, brass Model No. 214 With branded mark to one drawer interior: “George Nakashima” With fabric manufacturer's label to one drawer interior: "Widdicomb, Grand Rapids" H: 49 ¼, W: 47, D: 22 in. Provenance Purchased directly from manufacturer Thence by descent Property from a Private Philadelphia Area Collection

                  Freeman's
                • George Nakashima (1905-1990) Bench - Special order
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  George Nakashima (1905-1990) Bench - Special order

                  Est: €12,000 - €18,000

                  George Nakashima (1905-1990) Bench - Special order Walnut and fabric Model created in 1964 H 76 × L 213 × W 80 cm Special order for Al Derkas, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA. The buyer can be provided with a copy of the original order slip. George Nakashima (1905-1990) Banquette - Commande spéciale Noyer et textile Modèle créé en 1964 H 76 × L 213 × P 80 cm Commande spéciale pour Al Derkas, Phoenixville, Pennsylvanie, USA. Une copie du bon de commande d'origine pourra être remise à l'acquéreur.

                  Piasa
                • ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock

                  Est: €3,000 - €4,000

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock Side table Walnut Edited by Sakura Engraved with 'Sakura made in Japan' beneath the tabletop Model created in 1975, this model produced circa 2015 H 45,5 × L 54 × W 57 cm ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock Table d'appoint Noyer Édition Sakura Gravée 'Sakura made in Japan' sous le plateau Modèle créé en 1975, notre exemplaire produit vers 2015 H 45,5 × L 54 × P 57 cm

                  Piasa
                • ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock

                  Est: €3,000 - €4,000

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock Side table Walnut Edited by Sakura Engraved with 'Sakura made in Japan' beneath the tabletop Model created in 1975, this model produced circa 2015 H 45,5 × L 55,5 × W 59 cm ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock Table d'appoint Noyer Édition Sakura Gravée 'Sakura made in Japan' sous le plateau Modèle créé en 1975, notre exemplaire produit vers 2015 H 45,5 × L 55,5 × P 59 cm

                  Piasa
                • ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock

                  Est: €4,000 - €6,000

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock Pair of hassocks Walnut and leather Edited by Sakura Engraved with 'Sakura made in Japan' and 'Nakashima' beneath the seatings Model created in 1970, this model produced circa 2015 H 38 × L 52 × W 52 cm ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Greenrock Paire d'ottomans Noyer et cuir Édition Sakura Gravés 'Sakura made in Japan' et 'Nakashima' sous les assises Modèle créé en 1970, notre exemplaire produit vers 2015 H 38 × L 52 × P 52 cm

                  Piasa
                • George Nakashima (1905-1990) Widdicomb style
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  George Nakashima (1905-1990) Widdicomb style

                  Est: €12,000 - €18,000

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Widdicomb style Sofa Walnut and leather Edited by Sakura Engraved with 'Sakura made in Japan' beneath Model created in 1960, this model produced circa 2015 H 72 × L 201 ×P 77 cm ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Widdicomb style Canapé Noyer et cuir Édition Sakura Gravé 'Sakura made in Japan' au dessous Modèle créé en 1960, notre exemplaire produit vers 2015 H 72 × L 201 ×P 77 cm

                  Piasa
                • ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's cove II
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's cove II

                  Est: €15,000 - €20,000

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's cove II Dining table Walnut Edited by Sakura Signed 'Sakura made in Japan' and 'Nakashima' beneath the tabletop Model created in 1959, this model produced circa 2015 H 71 × L 252 × W 127 cm ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's cove II Table de salle à manger Noyer Édition Sakura Signé 'Sakura made in Japan' et 'Nakashima' sous le plateau Modèle créé en 1959, notre exemplaire produit vers 2015 H 71 × L 252 × P 127 cm

                  Piasa
                • ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid

                  Est: €15,000 - €20,000

                  ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Bench Walnut Edited by Sakura Engraved with 'Sakura made in Japan' and 'Nakashima' beneath the seating Model created in 1960, this model produced circa 2015 H 81 × L 185 × W 85 cm ƒ George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Banc Noyer Édition Sakura Gravé 'Sakura made in Japan' et 'Nakashima' sous l'assise Modèle créé en 1960, notre exemplaire produit vers 2015 H 81 × L 185 × P 85 cm

                  Piasa
                • George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's Cove II - Special order
                  Jan. 24, 2024

                  George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's Cove II - Special order

                  Est: €14,000 - €18,000

                  George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's Cove II - Special order Dining table Walnut Signed "George Nakashima" and dated "Dec 83" Model created in 1983 H 73,5 × L 110 × W 110,5 cm Special order for Mr. John H. Letcher, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. The buyer can be provided with a copy of the original order slip and sketch. George Nakashima (1905-1990) Frenchman's Cove II - Commande spéciale Table de salle à manger Noyer Signée "George Nakashima" et datée "Dec 83" Modèle créé en 1983 H 73,5 × L 110 × P 110,5 cm Commande spéciale pour Mr. John H. Letcher, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Une copie du bon de commande et du dessin d'origine pourra être remise à l'acquéreur.

                  Piasa
                • George Nakashima, Wall-hanging mirror
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Wall-hanging mirror

                  Est: $4,500 - $6,500

                  George Nakashima Wall-hanging mirror Nakashima Studio USA, 1985 holly, mirrored glass 21 h x 41 w x 4 d in (53 x 104 x 10 cm) Signed and dated to reverse 'George Nakashima April 19, 1985'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: The Artist | Collection of Stephen Glassman, Baltimore | Important Collection Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 88 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

                  Rago Arts and Auction Center
                • George Nakashima, Mira high chair
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Mira high chair

                  Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                  George Nakashima Mira high chair Nakashima Studio USA, 1968 American black walnut, hickory 30.5 h x 19.25 w x 19 d in (77 x 49 x 48 cm) Chair features a single slab seat. Sold with the original receipt. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. Robert Wentworth | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 76 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, New armchairs, set of two
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, New armchairs, set of two

                  Est: $2,500 - $3,500

                  George Nakashima New armchairs, set of two Nakashima Studio USA, 1959 American black walnut, hickory each: 39.25 h x 25 w x 16.5 d in (100 x 63 x 42 cm) Signed with client's name to underside of each example 'Reissman'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Dr. and Mrs. Seymour and Susan Reissman | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 75 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Special wall shelf/panel
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Special wall shelf/panel

                  Est: $4,000 - $6,000

                  George Nakashima Special wall shelf/panel Nakashima Studio USA, 1971 American black walnut 3 h x 132 w x 30 d in (8 x 335 x 76 cm) This work is multi-use and can also function as a table or counter top. Signed with client's name to underside 'Macht'. Sold with digital copies of the original drawing, order card, and invoice. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. Philip and Lois Macht, Baltimore | Estate of Lois Macht This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Grass-Seated stool
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Grass-Seated stool

                  Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                  George Nakashima Grass-Seated stool Nakashima Studio USA, 1970 American black walnut, sea grass cord 12.5 h x 18 w x 16 d in (32 x 46 x 41 cm) Sold with the original receipt. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. Robert Wentworth | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 8 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 75 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Swett nightstand
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Swett nightstand

                  Est: $6,000 - $9,000

                  George Nakashima Swett nightstand Nakashima Studio USA, 1977 American black walnut 20 h x 20 w x 20 d in (51 x 51 x 51 cm) Stand features a Kornblut base and one drawer. Signed with client's name to reverse 'Rogier'. Sold with digital copies of the original invoice and drawing. Provenance: The Artist | Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Rogier, Minnetonka | Private Collection Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 73 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, New Rocker with Arms
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, New Rocker with Arms

                  Est: $5,500 - $7,500

                  George Nakashima New Rocker with Arms Nakashima Studio USA, 1988 American black walnut, hickory 35.5 h x 25 w x 31 d in (90 x 63 x 79 cm) Rocker features a single slab seat. Signed and dated to underside 'George Nakashima March 11 1988'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen and Alice Jacobs, New York | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 12 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 77 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Coffee table for Mount Mercy College, Pittsburgh
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Coffee table for Mount Mercy College, Pittsburgh

                  Est: $10,000 - $15,000

                  George Nakashima Coffee table for Mount Mercy College, Pittsburgh Nakashima Studio USA, 1969 American black walnut 15.5 h x 60 w x 27.5 d in (39 x 152 x 70 cm) Table features a single slab top with two free edges. Signed with client's name to underside 'Mt. Mercy'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: The Artist | Mount Mercy College, Pittsburgh | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, New Chair Rocker with Arms
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, New Chair Rocker with Arms

                  Est: $5,500 - $7,500

                  George Nakashima New Chair Rocker with Arms Nakashima Studio USA, 1970 American black walnut, hickory 35.5 h x 24.5 w x 31.5 d in (90 x 62 x 80 cm) Signed to underside with client's name 'Wentworth Rocker'. Sold with the original invoice and a copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. Robert Wentworth | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 77 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Four-Legged high chair
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Four-Legged high chair

                  Est: $1,000 - $1,500

                  George Nakashima Four-Legged high chair Nakashima Studio USA, 1967 American black walnut 37 h x 19.5 w x 15 d in (94 x 50 x 38 cm) Signed with client's name to underside 'Reissman'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Dr. and Mrs. Seymour and Susan Reissman | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 76 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Straight-Back chairs, set of four
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Straight-Back chairs, set of four

                  Est: $4,500 - $6,500

                  George Nakashima Straight-Back chairs, set of four Nakashima Studio USA, 1956 American black walnut, hickory each: 29.75 h x 23.25 w x 17.5 d in (76 x 59 x 44 cm) Sold with a digital copy of the original invoice. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Trestle dining table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Trestle dining table

                  Est: $10,000 - $15,000

                  George Nakashima Trestle dining table Nakashima Studio USA cherry 28.25 h x 95.5 w x 48 d in (72 x 243 x 122 cm) Table features a book-matched top with two free edges and four cherry butterflies. Sold with two 17-inch leaves; table measures 129.5 inches when fully extended. Sold with a letter of authenticity from Mira Nakashima. Provenance: Important East Coast Collection Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 4 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, ppg. 53, 81 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Bench with Back
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Bench with Back

                  Est: $15,000 - $20,000

                  George Nakashima Bench with Back Nakashima Studio USA, 1978 American black walnut, hickory 35.75 h x 63 w x 22 d in (91 x 160 x 56 cm) Bench features a single slab seat with one free edge. Signed with client's name to underside 'McKinney'. Sold with a digital copy of the original receipt. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Private Collection, North Carolina Literature: George Nakashima, Woodworkers, studio catalog, unpaginated George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 71 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Minguren I coffee table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Minguren I coffee table

                  Est: $15,000 - $20,000

                  George Nakashima Minguren I coffee table Nakashima Studio USA, 1977 American black walnut 15.5 h x 55 w x 18 d in (39 x 140 x 46 cm) Table features a single slab top with free edges. Signed with client's name to underside 'Wentworth'. Sold with the original drawing and invoice. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. Robert Wentworth | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 5 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 79 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, New Chair rocker
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, New Chair rocker

                  Est: $3,000 - $4,000

                  George Nakashima New Chair rocker Nakashima Studio USA, 1978 American black walnut, hickory 33 h x 19 w x 28 d in (84 x 48 x 71 cm) Signed with client's name to underside 'McKinney'. Sold with a digital copy of the original receipt. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Private Collection, North Carolina Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 77 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Minguren I coffee table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Minguren I coffee table

                  Est: $25,000 - $35,000

                  George Nakashima Minguren I coffee table Nakashima Studio USA, 1976 American black walnut, rosewood 59.5 h x 15 w x 28 d in (151 x 38 x 71 cm) Table features a single slab top with an all-around free edge, expressive figured grain and one rosewood butterfly. Sold with the original drawing and a digital copy of the original invoice. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Private Collection, North Carolina Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 5 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 79 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Cross-Legged table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Cross-Legged table

                  Est: $15,000 - $20,000

                  George Nakashima Cross-Legged table Nakashima Studio USA, 1965 American black walnut, hickory 29 h x 60.5 w x 32 d in (74 x 154 x 81 cm) Table features a single slab top with expressive figured grain and one free edge. Signed with client's name to underside 'McKinney'. Sold with the original drawing. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Private Collection, North Carolina Literature: George Nakashima, Woodworker, studio catalog, unpaginated This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Conoid chair
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Conoid chair

                  Est: $3,000 - $4,000

                  George Nakashima Conoid chair Nakashima Studio USA, 1985 cherry, hickory 33.5 h x 20 w x 23 d in (85 x 51 x 58 cm) Signed and dated to underside 'George Nakashima June 27, 1985'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen and Alice Jacobs, New York | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 8 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, ppg. 36-37, 74 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Special Minguren II table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Special Minguren II table

                  Est: $20,000 - $30,000

                  George Nakashima Special Minguren II table Nakashima Studio USA, 1965 cherry, rosewood 25 h x 52 w x 46.5 d in (63 x 132 x 118 cm) The present lot is an early example of the Minguren II form. Table features an impressive, figured single slab crotch top with two free edges, two rosewood butterflies, and two concealed cherry butterflies to underside of top. Sold with digital copies of the original order card and letter of authenticity from Mira Nakashima. Provenance: The Artist | Collection of Robert Emrich, Washington, D.C. | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Conoid chairs, pair
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Conoid chairs, pair

                  Est: $6,000 - $9,000

                  George Nakashima Conoid chairs, pair Nakashima Studio USA, 1976 American black walnut, hickory each: 35 h x 20 w x 20 d in (89 x 51 x 51 cm) Signed with client's name to underside of each example 'McKinney'. Sold with a digital copy of the original invoice. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Private Collection, North Carolina Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 8 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, ppg. 36-37, 74 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Armchairs, set of six
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Armchairs, set of six

                  Est: $6,000 - $8,000

                  George Nakashima Armchairs, set of six Nakashima Studio USA, 1959 American black walnut each: 28.25 h x 23.75 w x 17.75 d in (72 x 60 x 45 cm) Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Dr. and Mrs. Seymour and Susan Reissman | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima, Woodworker, studio catalog, unpaginated George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 76 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Wepman table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Wepman table

                  Est: $2,500 - $3,500

                  George Nakashima Wepman table Nakashima Studio USA American black walnut 12.5 h x 21 w x 16 d in (32 x 53 x 41 cm) Table features single slab top with one free edge. Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 7 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 85 This work will ship from Los Angeles, California.

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                • George Nakashima, Slab I coffee table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Slab I coffee table

                  Est: $15,000 - $20,000

                  George Nakashima Slab I coffee table Nakashima Studio USA, 1967 / 1971 English walnut, American black walnut 13.25 h x 47.5 w x 24 d in (34 x 121 x 61 cm) Table features a single slab top with two free edges. Signed and dated to underside 'George Nakashima July 1971'. Sold with digital copies of the original drawing and order card. Provenance: The Artist | Mr. Lewis Weiss, Germantown, PA | Private Collection Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 79 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Wepman table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Wepman table

                  Est: $2,500 - $3,500

                  George Nakashima Wepman table Nakashima Studio USA American black walnut 12.25 h x 21.25 w x 15 d in (31 x 54 x 38 cm) Table features single slab top with one free edge. Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 7 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 85 This work will ship from Los Angeles, California.

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                • George Nakashima, Rare Sliding Door cabinet
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Rare Sliding Door cabinet

                  Est: $10,000 - $15,000

                  George Nakashima Rare Sliding Door cabinet Nakashima Studio USA maple, rosewood, American black walnut, 31.75 h x 60 w x 20 d in (81 x 152 x 51 cm) Cabinet features two rosewood doors concealing four drawers and two adjustable shelves. Sold with a letter of authenticity from Mira Nakashima. Provenance: Important Collection Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 18 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 73 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Exceptional Minguren II coffee table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Exceptional Minguren II coffee table

                  Est: $30,000 - $40,000

                  George Nakashima Exceptional Minguren II coffee table Nakashima Studio USA, 1988 madrone burl, cherry 15 h x 52 w x 29 d in (38 x 132 x 74 cm) Table features two free edges, expressive figured grain, and one cherry butterfly. Signed and dated to underside 'George Nakashima June 22, 1988' with client's name 'Jacobs'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen and Alice Jacobs, New York | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 3 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 79 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Hanging Wall cabinet
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Hanging Wall cabinet

                  Est: $20,000 - $30,000

                  George Nakashima Hanging Wall cabinet Nakashima Studio USA, 1978 American black walnut, pandanus cloth 14.25 h x 72 w x 13.5 d in (36 x 183 x 34 cm) Cabinet features a single slab top with one free edge above two doors concealing one adjustable shelf. Signed with client's name to reverse 'McKinney'. Sold with the original drawing and correspondence. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Private Collection, North Carolina Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 73 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima and Mira Nakashima, Minguren I end tables, pair
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima and Mira Nakashima, Minguren I end tables, pair

                  Est: $10,000 - $15,000

                  George Nakashima and Mira Nakashima Minguren I end tables, pair Nakashima Studio USA, 1989-1991 American black walnut each: 21 h x 20.75 w x 24 d in (53 x 53 x 61 cm) These tables were commissioned from George Nakashima in 1989 and completed by Mira Nakashima in 1991. Tables feature single slab tops each with two free edges. Signed to underside of each example 'Nakashima Dec. 4, 1991' with client's name 'Wentworth'. Sold with a copy of the original order card from 1989 and the drawing by Mira Nakashima from 1991. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artists by Mr. Robert Wentworth | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 5 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 79 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Bench with Back and Arms
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Bench with Back and Arms

                  Est: $15,000 - $20,000

                  George Nakashima Bench with Back and Arms Nakashima Studio USA, 1983 American black walnut, hickory 33 h x 59.5 w x 23 d in (84 x 151 x 58 cm) Bench features a single slab seat with one free edge. Signed and dated to underside 'George Nakashima Dec 15, 1983'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen and Alice Jacobs, New York | Thence by descent Literature: George Nakashima, Woodworkers, studio catalog, unpaginated George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 71 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Greenrock ottomans, pair
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Greenrock ottomans, pair

                  Est: $10,000 - $15,000

                  George Nakashima Greenrock ottomans, pair Nakashima Studio USA, 1979 American black walnut, upholstery each: 15.5 h x 19 w x 19 d in (39 x 48 x 48 cm) Signed with client's name to underside of each example 'Sarner'. Provenance: The Artist | Collection of Mrs. Ann Sarner, New Jersey | Private Collection Literature: George Nakashima, Woodworker, studio catalog, unpaginated The Soul of a Tree: A Woodworker's Reflections, Nakashima, pg. 160 George Nakashima: Full Circle, Ostergard, pg. 162 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 91 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Exceptional Minguren II coffee table
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Exceptional Minguren II coffee table

                  Est: $40,000 - $60,000

                  George Nakashima Exceptional Minguren II coffee table Nakashima Studio USA, 1973 American black walnut 17 h x 116.25 w x 49 d in (43 x 295 x 124 cm) Table features an exceptionally large single slab crotch-wood top with three free edges and expressive figured grain. Signed with client's name to underside 'Kislevitz'. Sold with a digital copy of the original order card. Provenance: The Artist | Collection of Mr. Harry Kislevitz, New Jersey | Private Collection, California | Rago, Modern Design, 24 September 2021, Lot 407 | Private Collection Literature: George Nakashima Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 3 George Nakashima Woodworkers: Process Book, Nakashima, pg. 79 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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                • George Nakashima, Exceptional and Rare Minguren floor lamp
                  Jan. 19, 2024

                  George Nakashima, Exceptional and Rare Minguren floor lamp

                  Est: $30,000 - $40,000

                  George Nakashima Exceptional and Rare Minguren floor lamp Nakashima Studio USA, 1977 English oak burl, East Indian laurel, oak, holly, fiberglass 59 h x 16.5 w x 11.75 d in (150 x 42 x 30 cm) Sold with the original drawing and receipt. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Private Collection, North Carolina This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

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