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Knife box

Description

Hinged slant top lid w/ serpentine front on conforming box w/ molded base. String inlay in stripe pattern along lid edges and vertical edges of case. Interior of lid inlaid w/ star and outlined w/ striped "roped" pattern. Box interior fitted w/ slotted top. Brass ring and plate on lid front; brass lock plate at front of case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Federal
Inlaid
Mahogany
TRAY, FLATWARE
trays
Veneered
Dimensions
14.5 x 8.938 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.464
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50865

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