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George Nakashima

Custom wall-mounted cabinet with Trestle desk extension; Nakashima Studio; USA, 1967; American black walnut, grass cloth; 31.5 h x 88.5 w x 48 d in (80 x 225 x 122 cm); Extension features a figured top with two large knots, two natural edges, and a folding trestle leg. Numbered to reverse of cabinet '3496'. Sold with original drawing and invoice.; Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist | Thence by descent

Sale Price: $16,250

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Condition Report

Extension is removable and the leg can be folded in. Missing one hinge on desk element, white paint to edge of wall mount case, paint scuff transfers to leg on desk element. Shelves are not original with contact paper to surface. 16" separation crack to knot on table surface, 11" curved separation crack to same areas of desk top. Cabinet measures: 17.75 h x 48 w x 16 d inches and features two doors concealing compartments for adjustable shelving. Sold with two shelves measuring: 22.5 l x 13.25 w inches. Extension measures: 31.5 h x 75.5 w x 23 d inches.