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Nest of Six Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Nest of Six Nantucket Lightship Baskets, A.D. Williams, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1921, the swing-arm handles with brass plates at the top, the turned bases with square paper labels reading: "Lightship Basket/Made by/A.D. Williams/120 Orange St./Nantucket, Mass./1921," (minor imperfections), ht. to 8, dia. to 12 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Losses to binding on three baskets, labels worn with some losses, the smallest basket with only a fragment of the label remaining.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Basket weaving, Containers, Lightship Nantucket, Nantucket, Nantucket Lightship Basket, Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, United States lightship Nantucket

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