GEORGE (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) AND MIRA (AMERICAN, B. 1942) NAKASHIMA
SPECIAL CONOID ROOM DIVIDER, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1989/1991
Persian walnut, pandanus cloth, and rosewood.
Signed and dated: "Nakashima March 6 1991"
Signed with client's name: "Morrissey"
H: 23, W: 84, D: 22 1/2 in.
Collection of Jim & Nan Morrissey, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Acquired directly from the artist, 1991
This lot was designed by George Nakashima, yet executed by Mira Nakashima following his death. It is accompanied by the original sketch signed and dated: "Mira Nakashima Yarnall, June 24, 1989 and 2/2/91." It is also accompanied by a photocopy of the orginal invoice and carbon copy of the original purchase receipt.
Sold for $59,375 (buyer's premium included)