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Object Timeline

1958

  • Work on this object began.

2006

  • We acquired this object.

2007

2013

2020

  • You found it!

Console (USA), 1958

This is a Console. It was designed by George Nakashima. It is dated 1958 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is joined walnut, pandana cloth. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Way With Wood.

This object was donated by Janet Epstein. It is credited Gift of Natalie Epstein.

  • Tall Stool, 1964
  • carved, turned and joined walnut wood.
  • The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.
  • 2013-50-32

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 73 x 365.8 x 48.3 cm (28 3/4 in. x 12 ft. x 19 in.)

Cite this object as

Console (USA), 1958; Designed by George Nakashima (American, 1905 - 1990); joined walnut, pandana cloth; H x W x D: 73 x 365.8 x 48.3 cm (28 3/4 in. x 12 ft. x 19 in.); Gift of Natalie Epstein; 2006-18-1-a/h

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Looking Forward/ Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design.

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