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Large Signed Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
139
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Large Signed Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1969, the lid with ivory profile of Nantucket Island decorated with engraved sperm whale, gull, and fish, mounted on an ebony plaque, bent wood handle, signed on the bottom with the maker's name and the outline of the island, ht. 7 1/4, wd. 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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 Nantucket, Geography of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Nantucket, National Register of Historic Places in Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Sperm whale

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