"Wood Box of Dark Oak"


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 with flat overhanging top, rectangular case with stiles on all corners; stepped molded base with solid sides and open front with small curved brackets at each end; and key escutcheon on front of box. Title, design notes, "11942," ""28260" and "Made for J. G. Cannon - New York Order No 7920" are handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
chests (case furniture)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (3 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level