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ID: 300375690
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300375690

 

Record Type: concept
counter boards (<coverings and hangings for storage and support furniture>, <coverings and hangings for furniture>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Boards or cloth panels used in counting houses, which were offices attached to a shop or residence of a merchant, having a checker pattern for the purpose of counting money or tokens representing accounts. The counter board was portable, placed upon a table or chest when used.
 
Terms:
counter boards (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
counter boards (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
counter board (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
boards, counter (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
counter-boards (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
counterboards (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

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 coverings and hangings
.................... coverings and hangings (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by specific type>
........................ <coverings and hangings by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by location or context>
............................ <coverings and hangings by location or context> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings for furniture>
................................ <coverings and hangings for furniture> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings for storage and support furniture>
.................................... <coverings and hangings for storage and support furniture> (G)
Hierarchy of counter boards
........................................ counter boards (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Borden of doeken met een blokpatroon, bedoeld om geld te tellen of fiches die rekeningen vertegenwoordigden. Men gebruikte ze in boekhoudkantoren, die aan een winkel of het huis van een koopman vastzaten. Het telbord was draagbaar en als men het ging gebruiken, plaatste men het op een tafel of kist. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  counters (furniture)
..................................  (case furniture, <storage and display furniture>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300121378]
distinguished from ....  counter tables
..................................  (<tables by function>, tables (support furniture), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300375689]

Sources and Contributors:
boards, counter............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
counter board............  [VP]
..........................  Gloag, Short Dictionary of Furniture (1969)
counter boards............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  Boger, Complete Guide to Furniture Styles (1969)
.............................  Chinnery, Oak Furniture (1986) 206
.............................  Edwards and Macquoid, Dictionary of English Furniture, 2d ed. (1983) 2:146
.............................  Gloag, Short Dictionary of Furniture (1969) 268
counter-boards............  [VP]
.............................  Wolsey and Luff, Furniture in England (1969)
counterboards............  [VP]
..........................  Edwards and Macquoid, Dictionary of English Furniture, 2d ed. (1983)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Boger, Complete Guide to Furniture Styles (1969)
.......... Chinnery, Oak Furniture (1986)
.......... Wolsey and Luff, Furniture in England (1969)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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