George Nakashima coffee table up 34% on estimate at Skinner

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2015-06-26 13:46:34

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George Nakashima coffee table up 34% on estimate at Skinner

A George Nakashima coffee table sold for $29,250 against a valuation of $22,000

A coffee table by Japanese-American carpenter George Nakashima (1905-1990) headlined a 20th century design auction at Skinner on June 28.

The black walnut and rosewood piece achieved $29,520 against an estimate of $22,000 - an increase of 34.1%.

Nakashima table SkinnerGeorge Nakashima's 'free edge' furniture is sought after by collectors

Nakashima's work is highly desirable and regularly exceeds estimates when it comes to auction.

In December last year a Minguren II coffee table $197,000 against a valuation of $150,000 (up 31.3%).

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