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Lot 26: George III inlaid mahogany knife box, late 18th century, The sloped serpentine lid inlaid to show a shell, opening to a fitted interior
October 9, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
George III inlaid mahogany knife box
late 18th century
The sloped serpentine lid inlaid to show a shell, opening to a fitted interior.
H: 13 1/4 in.
Property from Ditchley, the Virginia estate of Alfred I. and Jessie Ball duPont.
Some scratches and marks consistent with age and use, two large vertical splits at rear corners
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