Renaissance Revival Chest

Description

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 CC010.001.009.003.001.

Details

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

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.009.003.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item

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