A small early 20th century mahogany bowfront chest of drawers (as canteen). The crossbanded top over brushing slide and four long cockbeaded drawers with brass swan-neck bale handles, on splayed bracket feet, the drawers containing an extensive selection of Dixon of Sheffield EPNS cutlery for sixteen place settings, one drawer fitted, two further green baize lined (one compartmentalised), the chest 29 x 20 x 28.5 high, (74cm x 51cm x 72.5cm), together with a Mappin and Webb canteen box containing further matching flatware. Comprising: sixteen dinner knives and forks, sixteen lunch knives and forks, sixteen dessert spoons and soup spoons, seven teaspoons, seven serving spoons, sixteen fish knives and forks, seven demitasse coffee spoons, carving knife and steel, four ladles, two cheese knives, two fruit spoons, in all some 95 pieces approx.
Chest has general wear to top plus some losses to base moulding of front edge. Top drawer lacks baize. Canteen appears in decent order and almost complete - stored in various boxes and canteens as chest drawers not completely fitted.