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George Nakashima

Daybed

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renee Silverstein

George Nakashima

George Nakashima

Daybed

Daybed

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

63,000

USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renee Silverstein

George Nakashima

Daybed


together with a mattress and six throw pillows

American black walnut

headboard signed George Nakashima New Hope Pa

headboard: 32 3/8 x 83 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. (82.2 x 212 x 7.2 cm)

settee: 10 1/2 x 72 3/8 x 30 in. (26.6 x 183.8 x 76.2 cm)

Overall in very good condition. The headboard is enhanced with a superb free edge at the top. The wooden surfaces present with light surface scratches and very light edge abrasions consistent with gentle use. The recessed areas with some very minor soiling. The feet with some discoloration and scuffing consistent with use. The daybed is offered together with a later mattress in excellent condition. 


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Mira Nakashima, Nature Form & Sprit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima, New York, 2003, pp. 107 and 112 (for related headboard examples)