GEORGE NAKASHIMA American Walnut Rocking Chair. Wide Free Edge Arm with character. Hickory Spindle Back. Shaped Seat. Note- This item and all the George Nakashima items from lot 695 though 742 were acquired from the estate of Katherine Mezger. Katherine was employed by the Nakashima studios in the 1960’s through 1969. All the pieces in her collection were acquired directly from the workshop during her years there and resided in her home until Uniques and Antiques was selected to sell her collection in mid 2021. Each item in this collection will include a letter from the Mezger estate referencing the specific item.– Dimensions: H: 38 inches: W: 31 inches: D: 34 inches —
Visible glued joints. Repair to seat at outside spindle joint. Expect some ear to rockers. Inscribed on underside and dated 2.15.65; a gift to Ervin Mezger on his 30th Birthday.