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Oval Nantucket Basket Purse

Auction:
2468
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Oval Nantucket Basket Purse, made by S.G. Gibbs, late 20th century, the lidded basket decorated with walnut medallion centered with a carved ivory whale figure, ivory pin, handle knobs, and latch, branded mark on base, ht. 7, wd. 11 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Very good condition.

Keywords

Ivory, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Paddle steamers, United States, Whaling ships

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