14k Gold Vintage Scrimshaw Nantucket Basket Charm Pendant with Lucky Penny
This is a gorgeous handwoven 14k gold Nantucket basket charm/pendant. The basket finished with a swing handle and the lid opens and closes securely. The lid of the basket is ornamented with an oval Scrimshaw insert depicting Ship. Opens to reveal a miniature replica of a penny. Inside of the basket inscribed: "I'M A TINY NANTUCKET BASKET HAND WOVEN AND STOUT DON'T LOSE ME OR ABUSE ME AND I'LL NEVER WEAR OUT". Basket with handle measures 7/8" x 13/16" x 11/16" (22.2mm x 20mm x 17.3mm) without loop and bale and weighs 6.1 grams without penny. Bottom marked American Scrimshaw 14k. It is in like new condition.
Dimensions: 7/8" x 13/16" x 11/16" (22.2mm x 20mm x 17.3mm)
Weight: 6.1 gr without penny
Metal: 14k gold