Archival / Authentication


The Nakashima Foundation for Peace is the only source available to provide authentication and true replacement value of any pieces made by George Nakashima. Using detailed Nakashima archives we are able to research and look up the order records of any Nakashima piece made from the early 1950’s to today.

Copies of Order Cards and Authentication letter

The charge for copies of order item will be charged at a rate of $300. This will include copy of order cards on letterhead and letter of authentication. As a courtesy to original owners and/or their children we will waive the charge for photocopies of order cards only.

Insurance and Replacement Cost Valuations

The charge for insurance replacement cost evaluation is $175 for a standard evaluation up to five items, $25 per additional item. This includes copies of the original order cards that apply to the valuation.

Note: Actual provenance can only be confirmed with actual order records.

If you are interested in obtaining authentication, provenance records or replacement cost valuations please contact or call 215-862-2272.