Set of Five Nantucket Lightship Nesting Baskets
the handles stamped with initials F.W.L., two baskets bearing paper labels to the underside for Davis Hall / Nantucket, Mass.
split wood, reed and hickory rib with maple bases
Diameter of largest 10 in.
Ronald Bourgeault, Hampton, New Hampshire;
Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Auction at the Historic Treadwell-Jenness House, August 18, 1996, lot 796.
Antiques and The Arts Weekly, September 13, 1996, p. 93, illus.;
Katherine and Edgar Seeler, Nantucket Lightship Baskets (Deermouse Press, January 1972) p. 77;
Martha B. Lawrence, Lighthouse Baskets of Nantucket, second edition, (Exton, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 2000), p. 53, illus..