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Mannerist Revival Chest

CC010.001.009.002.001 (RS231654)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views of a rectangular box or chest are shown. Mannerist or Jacobean Revival-style chest has flat overhanging top, and cabinet above one tier of two shallow drawers with key escutcheon and two drop pulls on each drawer; two front block feet; and back board extending to feet. Cabinet and drawers have paneled fronts with geometric designs; bosses and spindles are applied to stiles; and "19 F S M 03" is carved on top rail. The customer name "F. S. Moseley" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903, undated
Date Notes
Date based on date shown carved on chest.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
4x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304483
Reference Code
CC010.001.009.002.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Jacobean Revival
Mannerist (Renaissance-Baroque style)
boxes (containers)
chests (case furniture)
Material Type
design drawings

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