George NakashimaA pair of “Grass-Seated” chairs

American walnut and woven sea grass
1956
Delivered with a copy of the original invoice
Height: 26 3/4 in. / Length: 18 1/8 in. / Width: 18 1/8 in.

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ABOUT George Nakashima

1905-1990, 

États-Unis

George Nakashima calls himself simply woodworker. Born in 1905 in Spokane (Washington, USA) to Japanese immigrants, he is one of the most famous figures of the American Craft Studio movement. As a follower of the Mingei movement, he swam against the tide and created a design without the industrial companies: he chose each piece of wood and shaped free-form works with an expressive sincerity, sublimating the grain and form as much as the imperfections.