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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
2431
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes, mid-20th century, oval form with carved ivory seagull figure affixed to the oval walnut lid medallion, swing handle secured with ivory pegs, ivory latch peg, the base signed "Made in Nantucket, Jose Formoso Reyes," with a rendering of the island, ht. with handle down 6 1/2, lg. 9 1/2, dia. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Very good condition, nice warm patina,

Keywords

Jose Formoso Reyes, Formoso, Ivory, Massachusetts, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts

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