Nantucket Lightship Basket



William H. Chadwick, Nantucket

c. 1885

Oak staves, rim and handle with birch bottom

Ht. 4 3/8”, Diam. 5 7/8”

Branded “HADWICK” on underside

$2,800

Provenance: William Emerson Chadwick, son; Marjorie Burgess, niece; Christie’s, January 2008, lot 428; Private Texas Collection

Exhibition: Nantucket, Massachusetts, Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, 2006

Literature: Carpenter and Carpenter, The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket (1987), pp. 190-192, illus. fig. 180 & 181.

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