GEORGE NAKASHIMA (1905 - 1990); NAKASHIMA STUDIO
Fine Minguren coffee table, New Hope, PA, 1966; English oak burl, oak, rosewood; Unmarked; 18" x 74" x 33"; Provenance: Copy of original order card
Sale Price: $53,125
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Two rosewood butterflies, two freeform edges, expressive graining. Naturally occurring cracks to top (see photos). Some minor cupping to top, minor gaps between legs and top. Refinished and broken foot repaired by Nakashima Studio in 1978 (copy of refinish/repair receipt available). Four walnut cleats under top to stabilize butterflies (work done by Nakashima Studio).