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    Sale 1622

    Maritime

    1 February 2006, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 34

    Oval Nantucket Friendship Basket with hinged lid

    SIGNED ON THE BASE S. GIBBS MAKER, NANTUCKET, MASS

    Price Realised  

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    Oval Nantucket Friendship Basket with hinged lid
    signed on the base S. Gibbs Maker, Nantucket, Mass
    with an ivory oval plaque decorated with a pair of ivory gulls, with ivory clasp, swing handle and knobs.
    5 x 9¼ in. (12.7 x 23.5 cm.)


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM YERRINGTON DEAR, JR AND THELMA TIPSON DEAR