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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
2431
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, dated 1965, oval woven cane purse with hinged lid centered with an oval ivory plaque ornamented with incised sailboat and figures, carved swing handle, ivory latch peg and handle pegs, the base inscribed "MADE IN NANTUCKET JOSE FORMOSO REYES 1965," and with an outline of the island, (ivory latch peg detached), ht. 5 1/4, dia. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Nantucket, Massachusetts, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Norfolk, Purse

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