Cutlery canteen, Johannes Schiotling, 1772

Cutlery canteen, Johannes Schiotling, 1772

mahogany (wood), h 36.0cm × w 29.5cm × d 22.0cm. More details

Keeping silver knives, spoons and forks in wooden cases or canteens came into fashion during the second half of the 18th century. This particular one was designed as a miniature piece of Rococo furniture, with rich mounts like those on an expensive commode.

On display in room 1.2-06 Rococo

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