4” Open Round Nantucket Lightship Basket by the Wooden Jug. Quick View. 8” Open Round with a Dark Patina. Quick View. 8 ½” Shallow Round by Ferdinand Sylvaro. Quick View. 6” Open Round, Made by Rowland Folger. Quick View. Small Round Attributed to Captain Thomas James. Quick View. 11" Round with Swing Handle.
The Nantucket Lightship Classic dark stained is EXACTLY what fit the bill. This basket is well constructed, and it's wood base makes it sturdy and roomy. I keep my cable lock, and a cloth sack that holds everything else like keys, phone, Kindle reader or tablet, small wallet and …
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In 1856 when the first Lightship was commissioned to warn ships of the dangerous shoals off the southern shores of Nantucket, many of the sailors took basket making materials with them to relieve themselves from the long hours of boredom. It is from this era that the baskets received the "Lightship Basket" moniker, and reached a state of refinement that caused them to be widely sought after.
NANTUCKET HANDBAGS NANTUCKET BASKETS and HANDBAGS The Nantucket Lightship Handbag, which has become the Classic Symbol of Nantucket Island, was originally woven by the lightship keepers moored on Nantucket Sound. These intricately woven baskets were adopted by the women of the island as handbaskets and then adorned with ivory engravings and carvings.
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We have been dealing in Nantucket Lightship Baskets since moving to Nantucket in 1967. Over the last 40 years we have sold well over 2000 Lightship baskets! Please call or write us for advice - our expertise is the BEST. We guarantee all sales in writing. We also offer repair services for your Nantucket Lightship Basket.
The Nantucket Lightship Basket and the Nantucket Lightship Basket Purse (also known as a Nantucket Pocketbook or Nantucket Shoulder Bag) have become an emblem and a symbol that clearly says "Nantucket Island." The unique baskets continue to be both useful, collectable and valuable.
Nantucket Baskets and Nantucket Basket Purses - individually crafted by an experienced Nantucket basket weaver. Each Nantucket basket and Nantucket basket purse is individually crafted and handwoven with fine quality craftsmanship and traditional Nantucket Lightship basketry details by me personally, then signed and dated on the base.
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Half bushel, made with Oak staves, And Heart shaped handles. The base is Mahogany, that grooved and scribed. Stamped on exterior ... Lot 0037, May 15, 2020
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The Nantucket friendship basket originated in 1948 through the creativity of a Philippino schoolteacher named Jose Formoso Reyes and quickly grew to be one of the most recognizable forms of Nantucket Baskets, despite it being 100 years later than the original open baskets. These lidded baskets were originally intended as ladies’ purses and crafted with hinged lids which displayed a central ...
Nantucket Lightship Baskets are a type of basket originating,in the 19th century on Nantucket Island lightships. Lightship baskets are all made from rattan and wood, have an odd number of staves, a solid wooden base, a nailed and lashed rim, a rattan weaver, and are woven over a mould. Oak, Pine, and Ash are the most traditional type of wood used on baskets, but today many other types are utilized, such as …
Nantucket Basket Shop located on Nantucket Island, custom made Nantucket Lightship Baskets as well as a full line of Nantucket Basket supplies, basket classes, and repairs on old baskets. Ivory carvings and scrimshaw, handmade solid wood basket molds. leather straps and weaving