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"Wood Box of Dark Oak"

CC010.001.009.001.003 (RS231649)

Description

Design drawing titled "Wood Box of Dark Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Drawing depicts a rectangular box or small chest. Renaissance Revival-style box with flat molded overhanging top, rectangular case with stiles on all corners; stepped molded base; four large double-scroll feet; and brass bail handles on each side panel. Front has rectangular recessed panel with two molded borders enclosing a carved oval cartouche and strapwork surrounds. Front of stiles have carved oval panels with foliate motifs; sides of stiles have carved gadrooning. Title, note regarding brass handles, and "Samuel Carr" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304479
Reference Code
CC010.001.009.001.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
boxes (containers)
chests (case furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
Related Items
Renaissance Revival Chest — CC010.001.009.001.003 depicts chest in pencil; CC010.001.009.003.001 depicts same chest in ink.

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