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George Nakashima

Kornblut cabinets, pair; Nakashima Studio; USA, 1985; American black walnut, maple burl; 22 h x 19.5 w x 20.5 d in (56 x 50 x 52 cm); Cabinets feature dramatically figured grain and maple burl pulls, each with two doors concealing one adjustable shelf. Signed and dated to interior of each example 'George Nakashima Nov 7 1985'. Signed to underside of each example with client name 'Restivo 1' and 'Restivo 2'. Sold with digital copies of the original invoice and drawing. ; Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Dr. Carl Restivo ; Literature: George Nakashima, Woodworkers, studio catalog, pg. 19 George Nakashima: Full Circle, Ostergard, ppg. 164-165

Sale Price: $40,000

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000

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Condition Report

Faint stains to top of one cabinet, and door of other. Some scattered scratches and chips to edges of both. Doors work well with clean interiors. Good to very good original condition.