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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse with Seal Motif

Auction:
2482
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse with Seal Motif, Sherwin P. Boyer, mid-20th century, oval woven cane and splint purse with hinged lid centered with a carved ivory seal figure, carved swing handle, ivory handle pegs and latch, the base stamped "Boyer" with remnants of paper label which originally read "I was made on Nantucket Island I am strong and stout Don't lose or burn me I'll never wear out, made by S.P. Boyer," ht. 7 1/8, dia. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Ivory, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Seal

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