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Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight

Auction: Discovery - 3008TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 26, 2017 10:00AM


Nantucket-type Basket Purse and Small Black-painted Metal Whale Paperweight, ht. to 7, wd. to 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $20-200

minor loss and tattering to the weaving and exhibits a fairly brittle surface. This likely dates to the mid- to late 20th century, and exhibits either ivorine or resin embellishments. The full dimensions are 6 3/4" high, 10 1/4" wide, and 7 1/4" deep.

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Basket, Basket weaving, Containers, Geography of Massachusetts, Geography of the United States, Massachusetts, Nantucket, National Register of Historic Places in Nantucket County, Massachusetts