Knife box and liner

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1765-1810

GUSN

GUSN-26034

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

Descriptive Terms

trays
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Mahogany Veneer
TRAY, FLATWARE

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 x 8.5 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1368AB