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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Sep 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1369

Jose Formoso Reyes Nantucket Friendship Basket

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

circa 1960, of typical form, with two marine ivory carved whales to lid by Alice Macy, knobs, and peg, signed to base "Made in Nantucket/Nantucket Mass/Alice M. Collins/Jose Formoso Reyes/1960", 7 x 9-1/2 x 6-1/4 in.

Note: ?This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance: Property from the John B. Schorsch Collection


two breaks to one hinge, one small spot of discoloration to one whale, small areas of discoloration to interior, wear to base, four rubber pads, handle with wear, primarily at pegs