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Lot 1238: Fine pair of George III satinwood, tulipwood crossbanded and marquetry inlaid knife boxes, circa 1770-1780, The hinged sloping lids cen

International Sale: Antiques & Decorative Arts

Platinum House

by Freeman's

October 11, 2012

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Description: Fine pair of George III satinwood, tulipwood crossbanded and marquetry inlaid knife boxes

circa 1770-1780

The hinged sloping lids centered by a conch shell, opening to a fitted interior, the underside of the lids inlaid to show a conch shell within featherbanded border, the fronts inlaid to simulate pilasters, original silver escutcheon and pull, raised on shaped bracket feet.

H: 15 1/4, W: 9 1/4, D: 11 in.

Condition Report: Occasional scratches, marks, and scuffs consistent with age and use.

Refinished surface

Age splits to veneer

Few minor chips to interior




Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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