Pair of George III Mahogany Inlaid Cutlery Boxes


Ref: 33223
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Circa 1770. A quality pair of mahogany and inlaid George III serpentine fronted, sloping top mahogany knife or cutlery boxes. The flat top with a sloping front in wonderful flame mahogany, all framed in boxwood and ebony. The deep hinged tops open to reveal inlaid star framed with an oval chequered inlaid, the fittings have been removed, leaving an uninterrupted interior. The serpentine front with original heraldic style escutcheon and double string inlay with beadings on the slope and at the base. The fronts have matching flame mahogany, the boxes are polished on all sides and have their original shaped and stylish strap hinges. All finishing on a half round beading which follows the form if the knife boxes.



  • 37cm High x 22cm Wide x 28cm Deep