Condition Report

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George Nakashima

early Single-Pedestal desk; Nakashima Studio; USA, c. 1947; American black walnut, poplar, bitterbrush; 28 h x 52 w x 23.5 d in (71 x 132 x 60 cm); Desk features three drawers, one with a bitterbrush pull, and splayed hand-cut legs. Sold with a letter of authenticity issued by Mira Nakashima.; Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist circa 1947 | Private Collection | Acquired in 2010 from Moderne Gallery, Philadelphia | Private Collection ; Literature: George Nakashima Woodworker, studio catalog, unpaginated

Sale Price: $12,500

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Condition Report

Light scattered scratches and dents overall. Drawers work well, with clean interiors. Filled crack to top of pedestal, 14.75 inches long, not visible when assembled. Good overall condition.