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Pair of George III Mahogany Knife Boxes

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of George III Mahogany Knife Boxes, each of typical form, interior lid inlaid with a star, with original fitted compartments, ht. 15 1/8, wd. 8 3/4, dp. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Both with dry, cracked veneers and scattered loss, nicks, and wear. One with damage to lock, one hinge lacking pin, and large cracks to center of cover and body. The other with patch to lock, crack to side of cover, and loss to molded edge of base to one side.

Keywords

Furniture, Mahogany, Meliaceae

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