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Three Signed Nantucket Swing-arm Lightship Baskets

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1543
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Three Signed Nantucket Swing-arm Lightship Baskets, Nantucket, Massachusetts, late 20th century, the large basket by Jose Formoso Reyes with his signature and map of Nantucket on the base, the medium basket marked "BOYER," and the small basket inscribed on the base "MADE IN NANTUCKET/JOSE FORMOSO REYES," ht. to 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Jose Formoso Reyes, Geography of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, National Register of Historic Places in Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Wampanoag tribe

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