7″ Nantucket Basket Purse by Stanely Roop -SOLD

7 inch Nantucket friendship basket purse by Stanely Roop.  Excellent conditions with a honey colored patina.  Oak base , Rim and Handle. Turned ivory closure and knobs, Central walnut plaque topped by carved whale ivory.  Features scrimshaw by Nancy Chase. The Scene depicts a ship sailing by Brant Point Lighthouse.

Basket Height 7 inches, Height base to top of handle 10 inches, Width 7 inches, Depth 6 inches

Stephen Gibbs (1896 – 1974) and his wife Loretta operated a basket shop on Nantucket Island for 20 years where they made and sold lightship baskets. Prior to his basket work Stephen Gibbs was an accomplished woodworker and builder on Nantucket, giving him the knowledge to make all of the components for his baskets.

 

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7 inch Nantucket friendship basket. Excellent condition with a honey colored patina.  Oak base, rim and handle. Turned ivory closure and knobs, Central walnut plaque topped by carved whale ivory.  Features scrimshaw by Nancy Chase. The Scene depicts a ship sailing by Brant Point Lighthouse.

Basket Height 7 inches, Height base to top of handle 10 inches, Width 7 inches, Depth 6 inches

 

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