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"Oak Antique Chest"

CC010.001.009.003.003 (RS231656)

Description

Design drawing titled "Oak Antique Chest" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; some details are shown on only a portion of the drawing. Mannerist or Jacobean Revival-style chest with flat overhanging top; cabinet with three square recessed panels above a single tier of two shallow drawers; drop pulls on drawers; recessed side panels; and a rectangular base. Front surface is covered with low-relief carved foliage, medallions, and scrolls; side panels have low-relief carved scrolls of paper or drapery. Title, design notes, "Miss Edith Hill 29605" and "11912" 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 (3 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
3 1/4x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304509
Reference Code
CC010.001.009.003.003

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)
chests (case furniture)
Material Type
design drawings

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