Cutlery Boxes

Cutlery Boxes

Cutlery Boxes

Pair of serpentine fronted flame mahogany cutlery boxes of fantastic colour and patination. Each one inlaid with three star motifs to the top, crossbanded in tulipwood with a chequered and herringbone stringing. The front cants have further decorative inlays of sycamore and boxwood. Lifting the lids reveals more inlays and its spectacular original green stained ivory handled twenty-four piece steel cutlery, including sterling silver dessert spoons and teaspoons. The dessert spoons are hallmarked London 1807 Thomas Wilkes Barker, Tea spoons hallmarked 1831 by Jonathan Hayne. Circa 1790.