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ID: 300260407
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300260407

 

Record Type: concept
water tricks (water features (landscaping), landscaped-site elements, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Automata, water jets, or other devices designed to spray, soak, and surprise unwary onlookers in gardens; generally activated by hidden, usually pressure-sensitive, levers, springs, or similar triggers; popular especially during the Renaissance.
 
Terms:
water tricks (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
water trick (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
fountains, joke (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
fountains, trick (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
jests, water (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
joke fountains (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
joke-fountains (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
jokes, water (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
trick fountains (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tricks, water (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
water games (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
water jests (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
water jokes (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
water-tricks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
bedriegertjes (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Wasserscherze (C,U,German,D,PN)
Wasserscherz (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)
Vexierwasser (C,U,German,UF,B)
curiosidades de mecánica hidráulica (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
curiosidad de mecánica hidráulica (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)
artilugio mecánico (C,U,Spanish,UF,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Open Spaces and Site Elements (hierarchy name )
........ Open Spaces and Site Elements (hierarchy name ) (G)
Hierarchy of site elements
............ site elements (G)
Hierarchy of landscaped-site elements
................ landscaped-site elements (G)
Hierarchy of water features (landscaping)
.................... water features (landscaping) (G)
Hierarchy of water tricks
........................ water tricks (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by form>
................ <visual works by form> (G)
Hierarchy of automata
.................... automata (G)
Hierarchy of water tricks
........................ water tricks (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken voor automaten, waterspuiten of andere installaties bedoeld om nietsvermoedende bezoekers in tuinen te verrassen, te besproeien en nat te maken; in het algemeen in werking gesteld door verborgen, meestal drukgevoelige hendels, veren en dergelijke; vooral populair tijdens de renaissance. 
German ..... Automat, Wasserdüse oder eine andere Vorrichtung, welche einen unaufmerksamen Betrachter überraschend ansprüht oder -spritzt. Üblicherweise wird sie durch einen verborgenen Mechanismus, ein Hebel, eine Feder oder Ähnliches ausgelöst; insbesondere in der Renaissance beliebt. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para designar una especie de autómata, motor acuático u otro dispositivo diseñado para rociar, remojar y sorprender a los espectadores desprevenidos en los jardines. Generalmente, son activados por palancas, resortes o disparadores similares escondidos y, por lo común, sensibles a la presión. Fueron populares especialmente durante el Renacimiento. 

Sources and Contributors:
artilugio mecánico............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...................................  Toman, El Barroco. Arquitectura, escultura, pintura (1997) 153
bedriegertjes............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
..........................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..........................  Van Dale Groot Woordenboek (1998)
curiosidad de mecánica hidráulica............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
........................................................  Hausmann, Jardines del Renacimiento y el Barroco (1989) 68
curiosidades de mecánica hidráulica............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...........................................................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
fountains, joke............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
fountains, trick............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
jests, water............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
joke fountains............  [VP]
.............................  Thacker, History of Gardens (1979) illustration, IND, illus. p 114-115
joke-fountains............  [VP]
.............................  Thacker, History of Gardens (1979) 119
jokes, water............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
trick fountains............  [VP]
.............................  Morrow, Dictionary of Landscape Architecture (1987)
.............................  Thesaurus of Monument Types (1995)
tricks, water............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vexierwasser............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......................  DWDS - Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [online] (2008-) http://www.dwds.de/?view=1&qu=Vexierwasser
Wasserscherz............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.......................  DWDS - Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [online] (2008-) http://www.dwds.de/?view=1&qu=Wasserscherz
.......................  Grisebach, Der Garten (1910) 244
.......................  Reimer, Die Verwendung des Wassers in der Gartenkunst (1935) 14
Wasserscherze............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
..........................  Azzi Visentini, Kulturtechniken Gartenkunst und Gartenhandwerk (2010) 49
..........................  Grisebach, Der Garten (1910) 89
water games............  [VP]
.......................  Lazzaro, Italian Renaissance Garden (1990) 65
water jests............  [VP]
.......................  Morrow, Dictionary of Landscape Architecture (1987)
water jokes............  [VP]
.......................  Morrow, Dictionary of Landscape Architecture (1987)
.......................  Thacker, History of Gardens (1979) 112
water trick............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
water tricks............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Lazzaro, Italian Renaissance Garden (1990) illustration, IND
water-tricks............  [VP]
.......................  Gothein, History of Garden Art (1979) IND
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  BHA Subject Headings (1985-) jeux d'eau (fountains)
............  Collins Sansoni Italian Dictionary (1981) giochi d'acqua; scherzi d'acqua
............  Contributed as a candidate term BHA - 9/95; jeux d'eaux
............  Goode and Lancaster, eds., Oxford Companion to Gardens (1986) giochi d'acqua
............  Lazzaro, Italian Renaissance Garden (1990) 65; scherzi d'acqua; inganni; IND; giuochi d'acqua
............  Thacker, History of Gardens (1979) 113; fountain joyeusetés
............  Van Dale Groot Woordenboek (1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Groot Woordenboek (1998)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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