Probably Attributed to William D. Appleton
Nantucket, Massachusetts, early 20th c.
Hickory or ash, ratan, mahogany bottom
This rare tall or imposing size Nantucket Lightship Basket with a carved handle relates to other signed or known baskets by Appleton.
Condition: Few minor losses and customary wear.
Provenance: Formerly from the Collection of Barbara Johnson, Private Collection, New York