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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
2680B
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$1,920$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 27, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes, late 20th century, the top centering an oval mahogany panel centered with an applied carved ivory seagull, the interior with a similar plaque with applied ivory name plaque, with ivory hasp and toggle closure, carved hardwood swing handle fastened with ivory knobs, the base signed by the maker with an outline of the island, ht. to top of upright handle 8 1/2, wd. 5 1/2, lg. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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