This box would accommodate a very large flatware set. The box has 4 TIERS which slide out, these are pulled out with a small BRASS handle. The interior is RED BAIZE LINED. TOP TIER : SPACE FOR : 18 LARGE KNIVES, 36 SMALLER KNIVES, 18 SMALL FORKS. SECOND TIER : SPACE FOR 36 LARGE FORKS, 18 FISH KNIVES, 18 FISH FORKS.THIRD TIER : SPACE FOR 36 SMALLER FORKS , 36 CAKE FORKS or similar, 4 SERVING PIECES. BOTTOM TIER : SPACE FOR 15 SERVING PIECES.
Please look at these if you want an idea of the original pieces that fitted in the box. The measurements are 22 INCHES LONG x JUST UNDER 16.5 INCHES WIDE/DEEP X OVER 11 INCHES HIGH.CONDITION : GOOD CONDITION WITH NORMAL SCUFFS AND SCRATCHES TO THE OAK BOX. THE BRASS CARRYING HANDLES AND TRAY HANDLES ARE PERFECT. THE INTERIOR BAIZE LINING HAS NORMAL AGE WEAR. I have had a special interest in CHINESE EXPORT SILVER since the early 1990s and have owned many, many wonderful pieces.
I have a good eye and knowledge and completely stand behind the items I sell. I want repeat business from happy customers. Please see my other auctions for more CHINESE EXPORT, ENGLISH and CONTINENTAL SILVER. The item "MASSIVE Continental OAK FLATWARE/CANTEEN BOX for a large sterling flatware set" is in sale since Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes".com" and is located in Leeds. This item can be shipped to European Union member countries.