Renaissance Revival Chest


Untitiled design drawing rendered in ink 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. Same chest is depicted in pencil drawing CC010.


Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (3 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


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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