This exquisite lightship basket clutch, handwoven by basket maker Dave Brown in an elegant half-moon style, features a striking prehistoric woolly mammoth ivory plaque set against beautiful rosewood, adorned with contemporary scrimshaw by artist David Smith. The basket is lined with black velour, complete with a side pocket for convenient storage of your belongings. A secure closure is provided by a mammoth ivory peg.
The scrimshaw on the front depicts the Nantucket rainbow fleet gracefully sailing around Nantucket's iconic lighthouse, Brant Point, featuring nine catboats in vibrant colors: Orange, Red, Rainbow stripe , Green, Blue with white stars, Pink, Yellow, Blue with white stripe.
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