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Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
858
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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

Description:

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Purse, Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1960s, oval form with hinged lid, the top with ebony plaque and carved and polished whale ivory sperm whale, bentwood handle, the bottom marked with Reyes's signature and Nantucket Island map, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 8, dp. 6 in.
Estimate $700-900


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

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

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