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Small Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
2482
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Small Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1950s, woven cane and splint oval form basket with a carved ivory seagull centered on the oval ivory plaque on the lid, ivory latch pin and handle pegs, swing handle, the base signed by the maker with an outline of the island, (latch loop broken, loss on one cane weaver), ht. with handle upright 8 1/2, dia. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

about a 3/4 in. loss on the one cane weaver.

Keywords

cane weaver, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Jose Formoso Reyes, Cane, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts

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