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Nantucket Light Ship Purse Basket

Auction:
2052
Lot:
435
Sold for:
$3,105$2,700

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Auction:
Sale #2052 - 2052
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Nantucket Light Ship Purse Basket, America, 20th century, oval form with lid, swing handle, carved ivory whale mounted on walnut oval lid medallion, carved ivory pins and peg, base incised "Made in Nantucket, Jose Formoso Reyes," with a rendering of the island, ht. 7, lg. 8, wd. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Jose Formoso Reyes, Formoso, Ivory, Massachusetts, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts