12” Open round Nantucket Lightship basket with shaped oak swing handle and rare “clothespin” style wooden ears which are notched.
Made by Captain James Wyer (1816-1899). Wyer was Nantucket poet Mary Starbuck’s stepfather and was one of the original purchasers of the Pacific Club.
The base is stamped “Jas. Wyer”.
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