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ID: 300054022
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300054022

 

Record Type: concept
niello (technique) (inlay (process), <surface covering processes and techniques>, ... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A technique of decorating metal, usually gold or silver, by engraving it with designs that are then filled with a black inlay. Prints are sometimes made from the engraved metal before inlaying.
 
Terms:
niello (technique) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,U)
niellotechniek (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
niel (técnicas de aplicación) (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
.... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by specific type>
........ <processes and techniques by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <additive and joining processes and techniques>
............ <additive and joining processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of <surface covering processes and techniques>
................ <surface covering processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of inlay (process)
.................... inlay (process) (G)
Hierarchy of niello (technique)
........................ niello (technique) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een techniek om metalen, meestal goud of zilver, te versieren, waarbij in het metalen oppervlak een patroon wordt gegraveerd dat vervolgens wordt gevuld met een zwart inlegsel. 
Spanish ..... Técnica de decoración de metal, habitualmente oro o plata, grabándolo con diseños que luego son rellenos con una incrustación negra. 

Related concepts:
performed by ....  niellists
......................  (<people in crafts and trades by material>, <people in crafts and trades>, ... People (hierarchy name)) [300378949]
produces ....  niello prints
................  (engravings (prints), intaglio prints, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300041362]
produces ....  niellos (engraved works)
................  (<visual works by material or technique>, visual works (works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300184867]

Sources and Contributors:
niel (técnicas de aplicación)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
..................................................  Lucie-Smith, Diccionario de Términos de Arte (1997) 138
niello (technique)............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
...................................  AATA database (2002-) 126623 checked 26 January 2012
...................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
...................................  Faulkner, Direct Metal Sculpture (1978) GLOS, as material?
...................................  Jewett, Glossary for Recording the Condition of an Artifact (1980s)
...................................  Lucie-Smith, Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms (1986)
...................................  National Association of Corrosion Engineers, Glossary of Terms (1988)
...................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
...................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
...................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
niellotechniek............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  Encyclopedie van de kunst (1969)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 126623 checked 26 January 2012
............  Encyclopedie van de kunst (1969)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Encyclopedie van de kunst (1969)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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