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George Nakashima

Conoid desk; Nakashima Studio; USA, 1984; Persian walnut, American black walnut, rosewood; 28.5 h x 51 w x 27 d in (72 x 130 x 69 cm); Desk features three drawers, a figured single-slab Persian walnut top with two natural edges, and a large natural fissure with two rosewood butterflies. Signed with client name to underside 'Restivo'. Sold with digital copies of the original invoice and drawing.; Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Dr. Carl Restivo

Sale Price: $21,250

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Condition Report

Minor, light and even sun-fading with scratches and light water marks to top. Sun-fading and drying to finished reverse of pedestal. Largest element of cross-leg support has scattered, hard-to-see, shallow dents. Please note this work may require the buyer to obtain a CITES permit to export out of the United States.