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Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Nantucket Friendship Basket Purse, Jose Formoso Reyes, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1960s, with carved ebony whale mounted on lid plaque and ebony pin clasp, the bottom with Reyes's signature and map of Nantucket Island, ht. 7, wd. 8, dp. 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

The base/signature is worn.


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Keywords

Jose Formoso Reyes, Basket weaving, Geography of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Nantucket, National Register of Historic Places in Nantucket County, Massachusetts

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