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Original Antique Nantucket Lightship Basket

Attributed to Mitchell Ray

Circa 1900: This superbly patinated Nantucket basket has the wooden bull's eye basket bottom usually attributed to Mitchell Ray, the most famous of the early Rhode Island basket makers, and the early wooden staves associated with lightship baskets made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Measures 7 1/2" wide by 9 1/2" tall to the top of the handle.

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Antique Nantucket Basket Original 19th Century Mitchell Ray Rhode Island Wooden Bottom Lightship Baskets for Sale

Original Mitchell Ray Antique Nantucket Lightship Basket
For Sale: $1,950

 

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