George Nakashima, ‘'Conoid' desk’, Phillips
George Nakashima, ‘'Conoid' desk’, Phillips
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Lot 163

'Conoid' desk

American black walnut, one East Indian rosewood butterfly key
29 × 62 × 33 7/10 in
73.6 × 157.5 × 85.7 cm
Phillips
Estimated value: HKD $150,000–HKD $250,000
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HKD $120,000
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Property from a Private Californian Collection

Together with a copy of the original order card and certificate of authenticity from Mira Nakashima. Underside inscribed in black marker SCHILLER. Produced 1977.

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The present desk, which …

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George Nakashima
American, 1905–1990
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In the workshop of George Nakashima, the soul of the tree was celebrated. "It is an art- and …

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In the workshop of George Nakashima, the soul of the tree was celebrated. "It is an art- and soul-satisfying adventure to walk the forests of the world, to commune with trees,” Nakashima said, “to bring this living material to the work bench, ultimately to give it a second life." Nakashima, an architect who …

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George Nakashima, ‘'Conoid' desk’, Phillips
George Nakashima, ‘'Conoid' desk’, Phillips
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About the work
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Provenance
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Phillips

Endangered Species (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Property from a Private …

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Endangered Species (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Property from a Private Californian Collection

Together with a copy of the original order card and certificate of authenticity from Mira Nakashima. Underside inscribed in black marker SCHILLER. Produced 1977.

From the Catalogue:
The present desk, which …

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George Nakashima
American, 1905–1990
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In the workshop of George Nakashima, the soul of the tree was celebrated. "It is an art- and …

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In the workshop of George Nakashima, the soul of the tree was celebrated. "It is an art- and soul-satisfying adventure to walk the forests of the world, to commune with trees,” Nakashima said, “to bring this living material to the work bench, ultimately to give it a second life." Nakashima, an architect who …

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Lot 163

'Conoid' desk

American black walnut, one East Indian rosewood butterfly key
29 × 62 × 33 7/10 in
73.6 × 157.5 × 85.7 cm
Phillips
Estimated value: HKD $150,000–HKD $250,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
HKD $120,000
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