George Nakashima Custom “Sanso” Table and Set of Ten “Conoid” Lounge Chairs
George Nakashima. Custom "Sanso" dining table.
Custom "Conoid” lounge chairs.
USA, circa 1987
Table: Single-board claro walnut, American black walnut, seven East Indian rosewood butterfly keys.
Chairs: Single-board American black walnut, hickory.
Table: 25.25 H × 102 L × 64 W inches.
Chair: 33.25 H x 22 W x 25 D inches.
Underside of table signed in black marker with “George Nakashima," date and customer's name. Underside of each chair signed in black marker with “George Nakashima" and date. Set is accompanied with original drawings of the table and correspondence between George Nakashima and the original owner.
Eleven pieces in total, all custom to this set (special wood selections, wood size selection, and single board offerings on all elements) and belonging to this set, complete.
"Altar of Peace" works are referenced in the correspondence between George Nakashima and his client when developing this work.