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Woven Lidded Nantucket Basket/Purse

Auction:
2463
Lot:
673
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 2463
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 18, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Woven Lidded Nantucket Basket/Purse, the lid with carved ivory seagull mounted plaque and fittings, the base inscribed "Made in Nantucket," with a sketch of the island, and "Jose Formoso Reyes," (ivory with some surface soiling, small chip to surface of one piece of split cane on lid), lg. 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Formoso, Ivory, Nantucket, Massachusetts

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