Rare Tall Lightship Basket with Handle

Rare Tall Lightship Basket with Handle
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Rare Tall Lightship Basket with Handle
Probably Attributed to William D. Appleton
Nantucket, Massachusetts, early 20th c.
Hickory or ash, ratan, mahogany bottom
This rare tall or imposing size Nantucket Lightship Basket with a carved handle relates to other signed or known baskets by Appleton.
Condition: Few minor losses and customary wear.
Provenance: Formerly from the Collection of Barbara Johnson, Private Collection, New York
Item ID: ACC-BSKTS 231