Renaissance Revival Chest


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.


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


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