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George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Bench

Auction:
3112B
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$55,350$45,000

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3112B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

George Nakashima (1905-1990) Conoid Bench
New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1964
American black walnut and hickory, curved crest rail over twenty-two hickory spindles, plank seat with one rosewood butterfly joint, marked Studio with three vertical lines, ht. 29, lg. 90 1/2, dp. 33 in.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

Structurally very good, few water spots on one side.


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. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Butterfly joint, Conoid, Economy of South Korea, Geometric shapes, George Nakashima, Hickory, Industrial processes, LG Corporation, Spindle, Surfaces, Visual arts

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