Exclusive on Bidsquare JOSÉ FORMOSO REYES (1902-1980) KNITTING BASKET
, circa 1955, the leather loop hinges to a round cover mounted with a whale ivory carved sperm whale by Charlie Sayle, on a tall round basket with a swing handle, whale ivory clasp and peg, signed upon the base "Made in Nantucket, José Formoso Reyes"
and outlined map of Nantucket Island.
Height 16 ¾ in. Diameter 6 ½ in.
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