Half Bushel Nantucket Lightship Basket

Half Bushel Nantucket Lightship BasketHalf Bushel Nantucket Lightship Basket  – $3500

Half bushel Nantucket lightship basket with thick Oak staves, handle and ears.

The base is turned from Mahogany. Both the handle and the bottom of the base is stamped “R.P.P”. Unknown maker, c, 1875.

 

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Relief Carved Nantucket Plaque by James Walter Folger

Relief Carved Nantucket Plaque by James Walter FolgerRelief Carved Nantucket Plaque by James Walter Folger
– $15,000

Relief carved painted plaque of a fisherman sitting in his shack carved from a single piece of hardwood.

Very detailed with minor paint loss. “Nantucket, Mass James Walter Folger 1912” is carved in the border. The back is also carved with his name and his business card. The probable location is North Wharf.

James W. Folger (1851-1918). 13” x 19 “ x 3 ½”.

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7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger

7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger  –  $3500

7 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with brass ears, with the interior bottom stenciled, “R Folger Maker, Nantucket, Mass,”.

Made by Rowland Folger (1803-1883) c. 1870.

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10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger

10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Rowland Folger  – $2000

10” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle and deep exposed wooden ears.

Attributed to Rowland Folger (1803-1883). Folger is considered one of the early makers of Nantucket baskets. c. 1870.

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Whaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace Long

Whaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace LongWhaler and Whale Whirligig by Wallace Long – $6500

Whaler and Whale Whirligig
Made by Wallace Long (1891-1955).
All original except for replaced paddles.
c. 1952. 41” x 40” x 11”.

Captain Wallace Long spent most of his years on the sea, where he captained a number of Nantucket boats, including the Alice Wentworth. Long was also considered one of Nantucket’s finest cabinet makers. In later years he worked as a custodian at the Nantucket Whaling Museum.

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10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Captain James Wyer

10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Captain James Wyer10” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Captain James Wyer – $3500

10” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with shaped Oak swing handle notched ear.

Attributed to Captain James Wyer (1816-1899), c. 1880.

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Rare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to the Coffin School

Rare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket lightship basket attributed to the Coffin SchoolRare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket lightship basket attributed to the Coffin School – $3250

Rare 6 ¾” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with unusual dainty notched swing handle and thinly filed Oak staves.

Attributed to the Coffin School, where in the early part of the 20th century grade school girls were taught basket weaving in home economics, c .1925.

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Two Egg Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes.

3 ½ Inch Open Round Two Egg Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes.Two Egg Nantucket Lightship Basket by Jose Reyes – $1400

3 ½” Open round “Two Egg” Nantucket lightship basket.

Signed on the bottom, “Made in Nantucket Jose Reyes”.

Jose F Reyes (1902-1980), c. 1950’s.

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10” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Andrew Sandsbury

10” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Andrew Sandsbury10” Open Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Andrew Sandsbury – $2500

10” Open oval Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle attributed to Captain Andrew Sandsbury (1830-1902).

The bottom is inked “Sarah Bringhurst, 808 West St, Wilmington, DE”. Sarah Bringhurst (1823-1910).

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“Fisherman Huts, Nantucket” by George H. McCord

“Fisherman Huts, Nantucket” by George H. McCordFisherman Huts, Nantucket by George H. McCord – $28,000

Looking northeast at Commercial Wharf.

George H. McCord (1848-1913).
Oil on Canvas, 18″ x 29″ sight.

Known for atmospheric marine and landscape paintings in oil, pastel, and watercolor and for black and white  drawings, George McCord was born in New York City and remained primarily a resident in Brooklyn although he  traveled widely through the New England coast. There are six known Nantucket paintings by McCord. He was part of the second generation of Hudson River School painters and a member of the National Art Academy.

 

 

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Shallow Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro

Shallow Oval Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro – $1500

8 ¾” Shallow oval Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle and brass ears. Bearing original paper label on bottom.
Made by Ferdinand Sylvaro (1868-1952).

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6″ Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket

6" Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket6″ Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket  – $1250

6” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle.

The bottom is initialed in paint “S.S.T”.

Unknown maker, c. 1880.

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9 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro

9 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro9 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro  – $1850

9 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with original torn paper label.

Made by Ferdinand Sylvaro (1868-1952) c. 1940.

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Nantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert Trotter

Nantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert TrotterNantucket Trompe L’oeil by Robert Trotter– $3500

Robert Trotter
Oil on Board, 5” x 7”, sight. , c. 1990’s.

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Washington Street by Julian Yates

Washington Street by Julian YatesWashington Street by Julian Yates  – $6500

Washington Street
Oil on Canvas, 15 1/2″ x 21 1/4″, sight.
Julian Yates (1872-1953).

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6 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro

6 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro6 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Ferdinand Sylvaro – $2250

6 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with oak staves, handle and walnut bottom by Ferdinand Sylvaro (1868-1952).

Pristine condition with original paper label reading “Made by Ferdinand Sylvaro 97 Orange St Nantucket Mass”

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5” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Paul Willer

5” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Paul Willer5” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Paul Willer  – $375

5” Shallow round Nantucket lightship basket with double wrapped rim and shaped handle.

Signed on the bottom “Willer”. Made by Paul Willer, b.1930.

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7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket

7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket
7 ½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket
– $3800

7 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with cane staves and oak handle and ears that are finely shaped and extend to the bottom plaque.
The bottom plaque is heavily turned and scribed on the interior of the base.

Most likely used as a berry basket. Unidentified maker, c. 1880.

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8½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Davis Hall

8½” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Davis Hall8½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket Attributed to Davis Hall – $2000

8 ½” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with shaped Oak handle and lollipop style ends.

Attributed to Davis Hall (1829-1906) c. 1880-1890.

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12” Shallow Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Davis Hall

12” Shallow Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Davis Hall12” Shallow Round Nantucket Lightship Basket Attributed to Davis Hall  – $2900

Large 12” shallow round Nantucket lightship basket with shaped Oak handle and lollipop style ends.

Attributed to Davis Hall (1829-1906), 1880.

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One Egg Basket by Mitchy Ray

One Egg Basket by Mitchy RayOne Egg Basket by Mitchy Ray – $900

2 ½” Open round “One Egg” Nantucket lightship basket with swing handle and brass ears.

Attributed to C. Mitchell Ray(1870-1956), c. 1940’s.

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3” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Paul Willer

3” Open round Nantucket lightship basket by Paul Willer.3” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by Paul Willer  – $375

3” Open round Nantucket lightship basket with double wrapped rim and shaped Oak handle.

Signed on the bottom “Willer”. Made by Paul Willer, b. 1930.

5” High to rim.

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