PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY-VENEER KNIFE BOXES England, Late 18th Century

Exteriors with finely shaped and crossbanded fronts, and silver escutcheons and pulls. Cover interiors inlaid with an eight-pointed star and stringing. Fitted slots with further string inlay. Heights 14.25". Widths 9". Depths 12.25".

  • Condition: Lacking keys. Age-typical wear throughout, including shrinkage cracks and minor veneer losses (particularly along edges). One lacking pull and with replaced pine base. The other with worming to base.

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