Mannerist Revival Chest


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.


Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
chests (case furniture)
Mannerist (Renaissance-Baroque style)
Jacobean Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Date Notes

Date based on date shown carved on chest.

Record Details


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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level