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ID: 300039007
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300039007

 

Record Type: concept
cassoni (chests (case furniture), case furniture, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Refers to chests, particularly to Italian chests produced from the 14th through the 16th centuries, primarily in Florence, Siena and the Veneto. They were often richly carved or decorated with pastiglia decoration and painted panels. They were typically commissioned in pairs when a house was renovated for a newly married couple, and were generally purchased by the groom.
 
Terms:
cassoni (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
cassoni (Italian-P,D,U,PN)
cassoni (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
cassoni (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
cassone (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
cassone (Italian,AD,U,SN)
cassone (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
cassone (Dutch,AD,U,U)
cassones (C,U,English,UF,U,PN)
coffre de mariage (C,U,French-P,AD,U,MSN)
Cassoni (C,U,German,D,PN)
Cassone (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)
forzieri (H,U,Italian,UF,U,PN)  ............ plural form of the 15th-century term
forziero (H,U,Italian,UF,U,SN)  ............ term used in the 15th century and later

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Furnishings (hierarchy name)
........ Furnishings (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of furnishings (works)
............ furnishings (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <furnishings by form or function>
................ <furnishings by form or function> (G)
Hierarchy of furniture
.................... furniture (G)
Hierarchy of <furniture by form or function>
........................ <furniture by form or function> (G)
Hierarchy of <storage and display furniture>
............................ <storage and display furniture> (G)
Hierarchy of case furniture
................................ case furniture (G)
Hierarchy of chests (case furniture)
.................................... chests (case furniture) (G)
Hierarchy of cassoni
........................................ cassoni (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Furnishings (hierarchy name)
........ Furnishings (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of furnishings (works)
............ furnishings (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <furnishings by form or function>
................ <furnishings by form or function> (G)
Hierarchy of furniture
.................... furniture (G)
Hierarchy of <furniture by form or function>
........................ <furniture by form or function> (G)
Hierarchy of <storage and display furniture>
............................ <storage and display furniture> (G)
Hierarchy of case furniture
................................ case furniture (G)
Hierarchy of chests (case furniture)
.................................... chests (case furniture) (G)
Hierarchy of dower chests
........................................ dower chests (G)
Hierarchy of cassoni
............................................ cassoni (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Verwijst naar kisten, met name Italiaanse kisten die vanaf de 14de tot en met de 16de eeuw werden vervaardigd, hoofdzakelijk in Florence, Siena en de Veneto. Vaak waren ze voorzien van rijk beeldsnijwerk of rijke decoraties met pastiglia en geschilderde panelen. Meestal liet men ze per paar vervaardigen wanneer een huis werd ingericht voor een jong echtpaar, en werden ze door de bruidegom gekocht. 
German ..... Verweist auf eine Truhe, vorzusweise aus Italien, die vom 14. bis hin zum 16. Jahrhundert hauptsächlich in Florenz, Sienna und im Veneto produziert worden ist. Sie war oft reich geschnitzt oder mit Pastigliadekoration und germalten Täfelungen verziert. Sie wurde üblicherweise, wenn ein Haus für ein neu verheiratetes Paar renoviert wurde, in Paaren in Auftrag gegeben und vom Bräutigam erworben.  
Italian ..... Con questo termine nel sec. XIV si designò un mobile basso, rettangolare, con coperchio a cerniera, in origine ricavato dal tronco di un albero e adibito a molteplici usi, nel sec. XV il cassone adottò modelli più eleganti ed elaborati, divisi in pannelli. 
Spanish ..... Arcones italianos del siglo XV y siglo XVI, algunas veces ricamente decorados; frecuentemente destinados a usarse para la dote. 

Related concepts:
basis of ....  cassapanche
..............  (<benches by form or function>, benches (furniture), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300038507]
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  casse (chests)
..................................................  (chests (case furniture), case furniture, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300299344]

Sources and Contributors:
cassone............  [AASLH Preferred, CDBP-SNPC Preferred, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, ICCD Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.................  AASLH data (2016-)
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.................  Fleming y Honour, Diccionario de Artes Decorativas (1987) 160
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.................  ICCD database (1988-)
.................  ICCD, Strumenti terminologici: Beni Storici e Artistici Thesaurus (1988-)
.................  Miller, Enciclopedia de Antigüedades (1999)
.................  Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging (2010)
.................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/1249; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 1249
Cassone............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Böth, Möbel: eine Typologie für Museen und Sammlungen (2005) 46
.................  Honour und Fleming, Lexikon Antiquitäten und Kunsthandwerk (1984) 114
.................  Riley, Kunsthandwerk & Design (2004) 15
cassones............  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
cassoni............  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  AATA database (2002-) 121599 checked 26 January 2012
.................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
.................  Fleming and Honour, Dictionary of the Decorative Arts (1977) 154
.................  Oxford Companion to the Decorative Arts (1975)
.................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
.................  Watson, History of Furniture (1976) GLOS, Italian marriage-chests used for storage since the Ren.; rich deco. indicated family status & wealth
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
Cassoni............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
coffre de mariage............  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP]
................................  AASLH data (2016-)
................................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
................................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/1249; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
................................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 1249
forzieri............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
forziero............  [VP]
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) "Cassone." Accessed 05/08/2002.
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, GCI, ICCD, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 121599 checked 26 January 2012
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/1249; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Fleming and Honour, Dictionary of the Decorative Arts (1977)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Italian .......... [VP]
.......... ICCD, Strumenti terminologici: Beni Storici e Artistici Thesaurus (1988-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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