Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 512

Fine Pair of Georgian Figured and Inlaid Knife Boxes

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

British, 18th/19th century, each in highly figured mahogany(?) veneers, shaped lids boldly inlaid with marquetry flowers, underside of lids with compass star inlay, inlaid serpentine facades with elaborate silver plated escutcheons, ebonized feet, pierced brass carrying handles, velvet lined interiors, 15-3/4 x 9 x 9-1/2 in.

Provenance: Private Collection, Hickory, North Carolina


scattered veneer cracks and distress throughout with some minor losses at edges and inlay, ebonizing refreshed, feet possibly restored, interior dividers now removed, now fitted with velvet lining, some minor repairs at hinges, some shrinkage and minor warping at lids

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