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Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
856
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2018 4:30PM

Description:

Jeanne Reis Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, late 20th century, oval form with hinged lid, the top with walnut plaque and carved and polished whale ivory sperm whale, bentwood handle, the bottom marked "MADE BY/JEANNE REIS/NANTUCKET/ISLAND," ht. 7 1/4, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700


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

JEANNE REIS, Geography of Massachusetts, Geography of the United States, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Nantucket shipbuilding, Nantucket, Massachusetts, National Register of Historic Places in Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Sperm whales

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