24″ Large Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket with Double Handles

by Bill and Judy Sayle

Height, base to rim is 11 inches, height base to handle crest is 22 inches, Width 24 inches, Depth 16 inches

$4,700

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Description

Large double handled Nantucket lightship basket with full oak construction by long-time Nantucket artisans Bill and Judy Sayle.  Featuring carved and bent oak swing handles with turned antique whalebone knobs, double-lashed oak rim, and wide oak staves similar to the early, 19th century baskets crafted aboard the lightships.  Signed by artist on exterior base.