STYLE

Historic

HERITAGE

United States

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Philadelphia

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George Nakashima Grass-Seated Chair $6,000

George Nakashima's Grass-Seated Chair is perhaps the designer-maker's most innovative design, originally created for MoMA's René d'Harnoncourt in 1943. During his lifetime, Nakashima designed 12 chair models. Most were based on American vernacular designs (like the Windsor and the captain’s chairs) that were combined with elements of Asian vernacular design and a modernist aesthetic. With the exception of the Grass-Seated Chair, all of his chair designs had precursors of one kind or another. This Grass-Seated Chair was crafted in 1958.

Nakashima (1905-1990) was an American architect and furniture maker who is considered to be the father of the American Craft movement.


DESIGNER

George Nakashima

DATE

1958

MATERIALS

American black walnut, sea-grass

DIMENSIONS

23.5" x 18.5" x 26.5" - 17" seat height

STYLE

Historic

HERITAGE

United States

SHIPS FROM

Philadelphia

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