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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
2789M
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2789M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 19, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes, 1978, the top centering an oval ivory medallion with an applied carved whale, the interior 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, together with a deep round basket, ht. to top of upright handle of Reyes basket 8 1/2, wd. 5 1/2, lg. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

basket exhibits some very minor scuffing and discoloration to the plaques


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