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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
2460
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1950s, woven cane and splint oval form with two carved ivory seagull figures applied to oval ebony disk on lid, with ivory latch pin and handle pegs, swing handle, the base signed by the maker with an outline of the island, ht. with handle upright 9 1/2, wd. 9 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Caning in very good condition, very small old crack on one seagull wing.

Keywords

Nantucket, Jose Formoso Reyes, Massachusetts, Caning, Furniture, Nantucket, Massachusetts

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