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ID: 300039436
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300039436

 

Record Type: concept
writing tables (desks, case furniture, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Flat-top desks on long legs, generally taking the form of a table with one long drawer in the apron. Use "writing desks" for similar forms having a superstructure with pigeonholes for writing materials.
 
Terms:
writing tables (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
writing table (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
bureaux (writing tables) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tables, writing (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
table, writing (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
schrijftafels (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
schrijftafel (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
tables à écrire (general writing tables) (C,U,French-P,D,U,PN)
table à écrire (general writing table) (C,U,French,UF,U,N)
mesa de escritura (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
mesa para escribir (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

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 desks
.................................... desks (G)
Hierarchy of writing tables
........................................ writing tables (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Wordt gebruikt voor vlakke bureaus op lange poten die meestal de vorm aannemen van een tafel met een lange la onder het blad. Gebruik 'schrijfbureaus' voor gelijksoortige stukken die een opbouw hebben met vakjes voor schrijfbenodigdheden. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para escritorios de superficies planas sobre patas largas, que generalmente toman la forma de una mesa con un largo cajón en el faldón. Use "mesa escritorio” para formas similares que tienen una superestructura con casilleros para materiales de escritura. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  writing desks
..................................  (desks, case furniture, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300039427]

Sources and Contributors:
bureaux (writing tables)............  [VP]
.........................................  Beard and Goodison, English Furniture (1987) GLOS, Desks w. a lid sloping at an acute angle (usu. 45 deg.) ,folds out as writing surface, above drwrs.; Bureaux
.........................................  Fairbanks and Bates, American Furniture (1981) 529; Bureaux
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.........................................  Harrap's New College French and English Dictionary (1982) Bureaux
.........................................  Watson, Construction Materials (1978) 577; Bureaux
mesa de escritura............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
................................  Miller, Enciclopedia de Antigüedades (1999)
mesa para escribir............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...................................  Miller, Como Reconocer las Antigüedades (1991)
schrijftafel............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
schrijftafels............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
..........................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..........................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
table à écrire (general writing table)............  [CHIN / RCIP, VP]
.................................................................  CHIN database (1988-)
tables à écrire (general writing tables)............  [CHIN / RCIP Preferred, VP]
.................................................................  CHIN database (1988-)
tables, writing............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
table, writing............  [VP]
.............................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988)
writing table............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
writing tables............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................  AATA database (2002-) 130656 checked 26 January 2012
.............................  Aronson, Encyclopedia of Furniture (1959) 474
.............................  Blackie & Son, Victorian Cabinet-Maker's Assistant, reprint (1970) 35
.............................  Fastnedge, ed., Shearer Furniture Designs (1962)
.............................  Fleming and Honour, Dictionary of the Decorative Arts (1977) 777
.............................  Gloag, Short Dictionary of Furniture (1965) 512
.............................  Hayward and Kirkham, William and John Linnell (1980) Vol. 1, 138
.............................  Hayward, World Furniture (1965)
.............................  Journeymen Cabinet and Chairmakers' Pennsylvania Book of Prices (1811) 29
.............................  Loudon Furniture Designs (1970) 85
.............................  Montgomery, American furniture: Federal Period (1966) 217
.............................  Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging (2010)
.............................  Oxford Companion to the Decorative Arts (1975)
.............................  Winterthur Museum, Object name list, unpub. (1987)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 130656 checked 26 January 2012
............  Aronson, Encyclopedia of Furniture (1959) 64; Bureau tables
............  CHIN database (1988-)
............  Fastnedge, ed., Shearer Furniture Designs (1962) Library writing tables; Gentlemen's writing tables
............  Fleming and Honour, Dictionary of the Decorative Arts (1977) 132; Bureau-tables
............  Hayward and Kirkham, William and John Linnell (1980) Vol. 1, 138; lawyer's tables
............  Loudon Furniture Designs (1970) 18; work and writing tables
............  Southwick & Peluse, Revised Prices (1810) Vol. 3; circular writing tables
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
............  Watson, Construction Materials (1978) Table - bureau
............  Winterthur Museum, Object name list, unpub. (1987) Table - Writing
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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