Knife box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-50865

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

Descriptive Terms

trays
Mahogany
Veneered
Inlaid
Federal
TRAY, FLATWARE

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

14.5 x 8.938 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.464