George Nakashima Long Chair, c. 1955. American black walnut with black cotton webbing and sea grass detail

George Nakashima Long Chair,  c. 1955.  American black walnut with black cotton webbing and sea grass detail

Nakashima was ahead of his time in many ways. The post II War Japanese American artist/designer created art furniture from trees that were already down; giving them a 'second life'. Moderne Gallery, Philadelphia at SOFA NEW YORK.