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Knife box and liner

Description

A) Hinged lid, flat then sloping down to curved frt. inlaid oval in center of lid; 3 "Prince of Wales" feathers joined by band at bottom. Ivory knob, keyhole in teardrop shaped inlay. Striped inlay stringing along all outside edges of box w/ double band on lid. Inside lid has stringing inlaid border and inlaid star in center. B) Liner w/ holes for utensils of various shapes. Inlaid stringing separating each space.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765-1810
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
TRAY, FLATWARE
trays
veneer
Dimensions
15 x 8.5 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1368AB
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26034

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