8″ Square Nantucket Lightship Basket

8″ Square Nantucket Lightship Basket

Description

This is an 8″ Square Lightship Basket that was done with a wooden top. This was the first square basket that Michael made. The double handles are ebony with an white overlay. The front clasp is a carved scallop shell by Michael. The scrimshaw plaque on top has a basket of Nantucket wildflowers done by Dorothy Grant O’Hara.