"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. 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.


Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
chests (case furniture)
Renaissance Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 x 10 5/8 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


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