7.5″ Nantucket Purse by Gerry Brown SOLD

c. 1983, In very good condition with honey patina.

Height 5 1/2 inches

Width 7 1/2 inches

Depth 6 inches

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Diminutive 7 1/2 inch Nantucket purse with unusual scrimshaw of four seahorses in black ink on antique ivory plaque, by the hand of Larry Vienneau (signed and dated at the bottom).  Rattan woven body over oak ribs, signature notched handle, signed and dated 1983 on interior base, exterior with four small brass feet to elevate basket slightly and preserve base.