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.

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