"Oak Antique Chest"


Design drawing titled "Oak Antique Chest" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; some details are shown on only a portion of the drawing. Mannerist or Jacobean Revival-style chest with flat overhanging top; cabinet with three square recessed panels above a single tier of two shallow drawers; drop pulls on drawers; recessed side panels; and a rectangular base. Front surface is covered with low-relief carved foliage, medallions, and scrolls; side panels have low-relief carved scrolls of paper or drapery. Title, design notes, "Miss Edith Hill 29605" and "11912" are handwritten on drawing.


Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (3 1/4 x 7 1/4 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