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Nantucket Basket Purse

Auction:
2482
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Nantucket Basket Purse, Paul F. Whitten, 1975, oval woven cane and splint basket with a carved ivory seagull centered on the oval walnut plaque on the lid, ivory latch pin and handle pegs, swing handle, (ivory loss on one peg), ht. with handle upright 10 3/8, dia. 10 5/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

About 1/2 in. dia. of an ivory peg is gone.

Keywords

Paul F. Whitten, Ivory

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