Sale 17DD02 | Lot 227

Custom Made George Nakashima Maple Free-Edge Double Chest of Drawers

Catalogue: Doyle + Design

Lot Details

Lot 227
Custom Made George Nakashima Maple Free-Edge Double Chest of Drawers
Circa 1970
Height 31 1/2 inches, width 6 feet, depth 26 inches.
Commissioned directly from the artist and thence by descent in the family
This chest of drawers and its mate, lot 226, are exemplary examples of Nakashima's ability to create a functional piece of furniture that superbly features the natural beauty of the wood.

C Property from a Private Collection

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold for $18,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

With light marks and scratches as expected from normal use; at least two water rings to top; small 3/8 in. "F" in top - presumably as made; one end panel with 2 small tight splits from the bottom, one screw cover lacking, several drip stains descending from the top, scuffing to the top edge; the other end panel with long horizontal scratch from end to end approximately 1/4 down from the top; with name of original owner Karlen to reverse corner

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Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold for $18,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Doyle + Design

Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 10am EST
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