Knife box (one of a pair)

1790–1800


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eigtheenth-Century American Arts No. 76

Dimensions

Overall: 38.7 x 22.9 x 31.4 cm (15 1/4 x 9 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.597b

Medium or Technique

Mahogany veneers; inlay of satinwood, tulipwood and ebony, pine bottom; lock plates and handles of silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Provenance

Purchased from J. Stuart Halladay and Herrel George Thomas, "1750 House," Sheffield, Massachusetts; Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts (Accession Date: October 9, 1941)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts