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Nantucket Lollipop Basket

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2431
Lot:
238
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Nantucket Lollipop Basket, late 19th/early 20th century, low open round basket constructed with the staves extending above the rim in the form of lollipops, the rim lashed together with criss-crossed cane, the name "B.C. EASTON" branded onto the bottom of the turned mahogany base, ht. 4 3/4, dia. 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

Very good condition, no breaks on caning, some minor dark stains to interior base.

Keywords

Cane, Caning, Confectionery, Lollipop, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Rim

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