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Renaissance Revival Chest

CC010.001.009.002.003 (RS231647)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front, side and top views of a rectangular box or chest are shown. Renaissance Revival-style chest has flat overhanging top with carved and molded edge; rectangular cabinet with protruding canted front corners; stepped base; two large paw feet; and two rear block feet. Chest has egg-and-dart molding on top and bottom edges; large rectangular recessed panel on front with two molded borders, carved central cartouche enclosing a rosette, carved acanthus leaves and strapwork motifs; and angled corner stiles carved with protruding animal head, foliage and scrolled base. Cabinet sides have recessed panels with large bail handles.

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 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304485
Reference Code
CC010.001.009.002.003

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

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