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14kt Gold Miniature Nantucket Basket Charm

Auction:
2611M
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

14kt Gold Miniature Nantucket Basket Charm, with inset faux scrimshaw plaque of a sailing ship to the lid and tiny penny inside, signed illegibly and dated '77 on the bottom, 12.5 dwt, together with a long 14kt gold ropetwist chain, 13.9 dwt, lg. 32 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Carving, Engraving, Nantucket, Scrimshaw, Whaling

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