The inside of this impressive oak silverware chest is lined with brown "Pacific Silvercloth.'' This 17 1/2'' x 11 3/4'' 7 1/2'' hinged top chest has a drawer for serving pieces. the lid has slots for 12 knives. There are 11 slots to stack spoons and forks. Handles on either side make moving easier. this chest has some marks and a few scratches. It's quite heavy at 12 pounds.