Sewing Basket with Bail Handles By Frederick Chadwick

Sewing Basket with Bail Handles By Frederick Chadwick

SKU: BSK895
$2,800.00Price

Sewing Basket with Bail Handles  By Frederick Chadwick
8 ½” Shallow round Nantucket lightship sewing basket with two Oak bail handles, Oak staves and rim. The bottom plate is turned from a think piece of Mahogany, the interior with three concentric lines and a brass tack, with the bottom bearing the original label and price. Made by Frederick Chadwick (1857-1936), c. 1930. 

Chadwick worked a good part of his life at the Fire Department on the Island, he was also a carpenter, and worked at the Old Mill. His earliest known dated basket was made in 1918.
 

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