George Nakashima Captain’s Chair New Hope Studio America Circa 1960
George Nakashima American Black Walnut ‘Captain's' chair USA circa 1960, this chair was handcrafted by George Nakashima in his Woodworker complex, New Hope Studios in Pennsylvania, beautifully hand-hewn backrest, spindles and ergonomically shaped seat, on four splayed, tapered dowel legs, a true iconic piece of twentieth century furniture design that will only appreciate in value.
The George Nakashima Woodworker Complex, located in New Hope, Pennsylvania, was the home of the internationally renowned furniture designer and architect George Nakashima. The 12 acre complex has 21 buildings, all designed by Nakashima. The assortment of buildings, scattered across a wooded forest and open lawns, served as Nakashima's home and workspace until his death in 1990. Nakashima is recognised as one of America's most eminent furniture designer-craftsman and his style of "organic naturalism" can be seen in the buildings, landscape, and furniture located in the George Nakashima Woodworker Complex.
Condition: This chair is offered in excellent original condition with no faults or weakness to the joints.
Height 28” inches / 71cm
Width 24” inches / 61cm
Depth 18.5” inches / 47cm
Seat Height: 17” inches / 43cm
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