George Nakashima Hanging Wall Case with free edge (1963)


American black walnut, pandanus cloth. Marked “S Room #309”. Provenance: Property from the Edmund J. Bennett Collection (acquired directly from the Nakashima studio). Together with letter from the George Nakashima Woodworker Studio and copy of the original order card. Photograph caption: George Nakashima, Doris Harris, and Edmund J. Bennett standing …

American black walnut, pandanus cloth. Marked “S Room #309”.
Provenance: Property from the Edmund J. Bennett Collection (acquired directly from the Nakashima studio). Together with letter from the George Nakashima Woodworker Studio and copy of the original order card.
Photograph caption: George Nakashima, Doris Harris, and Edmund J. Bennett standing in front of the custom commissioned hanging wall case, 1963, Carderock Springs, Valleryview model home.
Auctioneer: LAMA, Van Nuys, CA., USA
Sold for: $ 52,500 USD
Date: February 2014

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