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Knife box, one of a pair

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Artist Unknown (England)

Date

c. 1790

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G337
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Mahogany
Size: 14 1/8 x 9 1/8 x 6 5/16in. (35.9 x 23.2 x 16.1cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: knife-boxes, pair of; Sheraton style, serpentine fronts. Slanting tops. Small silver key plates and pulls. Interior narrow band of satinwood and mahogany inlay follows outline of top, and encloses each opening.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell in Memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell
Accession Number: 31.29.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009