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