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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
3022M
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3022M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1960s, oval with hinged lid centering an ebony plaque with carved ivory gull, bentwood swing handle, the bottom inscribed with maker's name and outline of Nantucket Island, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Very nice overall condition with no obvious losses, damage, or repair.


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

Jose Formoso Reyes, Geography of Massachusetts, Ivory, Massachusetts, Nantucket

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