New York, United States England, United Kingdom ca. 1780–1800
16 x 9 x 15 1/4 in.
Sack catalogue description: Pair of Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine-front knife boxes, the pilasters are inlaid with vases of leaves and flowers and oval floral paterae, the lids are centered by large oval paterae with vase and floral inlay while the lids and cases are bordered by tooth inlay; the cases are supported on ogee feet and retain their original slotted interiors and fine mellow patina, one of the finest pair of inlaid knife boxes we have had the privilege to own. New York or English. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1185, pl. P4118.
Pair of Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine-front knife boxes
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style Furniture -- United States
American or English
boxes (containers) (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, October 1975 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.