9″ Diamond Form Nantucket Purse by Jose Formoso Reyes c. 1973

Unusual “diamond” form with ebony top with delicately carved  seagull,  turned ivory knobs, ivory eye and closure peg.

In excellent condition, clearly signed and dated 1973 on exterior base, overall honey nut patina.

Height 5 3/4 inches, Width 9 inches, Depth 6 3/4 inches

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Diamond  form with  ebony top by well known basket maker Jose’ Reyes.   This friendship basket is embellished by a large and delicately carved spread-wing seagull, with turned ivory knobs, ivory eye, and closure peg.

In excellent condition, clearly signed and dated 1973 on exterior base, overall honey nut patina.

Height 5 3/4 inches, Width 9 inches, Depth 6 3/4 inches

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