Renaissance Revival Chest

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.009.002.003

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item