Knife Boxes

Object ID:
1929-02-17 a,b
mahogany, cherry and pine wood, brass
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
15" height x 8 3/4" width x 10 1/2" depth
Knife boxes with bow fronts, slanted tops. Stand on three feet, one in front, two in back. Brass keyhole in front, below the lid closure. Top has inlaid patterae design. Inside the boxes are slots for holding knives. Interior is of pine. Exterior of mahogany with cherry inlay. They are attributed to Silas Cheney but not mentioned in his account books.

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