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ID: 300077277
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300077277

 

Record Type: concept
commodes (French chests of drawers) (chests of drawers, case furniture, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Refers to chests of drawers or cabinets of chair-rail height, made for display as well as storage and often quite elaborately decorated. Term is applied especially to French forms, and to English, American, and other styles to indicate a form inspired by French taste.
 
Terms:
commodes (French chests of drawers) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
commodes (ladenkasten) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
commodes (cómoda) (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
commodes (French chests of drawers) (French-P,D,U,PN)
commode (French chest of drawers) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
commode (ladenkast) (Dutch,AD,U,U)
commode (cómoda) (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
commode (French chest of drawers) (French,AD,U,SN)
commode chests (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
French commode tables (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kommode (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
kommodes (C,U,Dutch,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 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 of drawers
.................................... chests of drawers (G)
Hierarchy of commodes (French chests of drawers)
........................................ commodes (French chests of drawers) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Ladenkasten of kasten op stoelhoogte die voor het vertonen en opbergen van voorwerpen worden gebruikt en vaak zeer uitvoerig zijn versierd. De benaming wordt vooral gebruikt voor Franse vormen of voor Engelse, Amerikaanse en andere stijlen om naar de Franse invloed op hun stijl te verwijzen. 
Spanish ..... Cómodas o gabinetes de la altura de una silla, fabricados para exhibición como también para almacenamiento y a menudo decorados muy elaboradamente. El término es aplicado especialmente a hechuras francesas, y a inglesas y americanas, y otros estilos para señalar un modelo inspirado en el gusto francés. 

Related concepts:
conjuncted with ....  encoignures
............................  (corner cupboards, cupboards (case furniture), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300077292]

Sources and Contributors:
commode (French chest of drawers)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, CHIN / RCIP, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
........................................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
........................................................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988) commode
........................................................  CHIN database (1988-)
........................................................  Fleming y Honour, Diccionario de Artes Decorativas (1987) 183
........................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
........................................................  Hofstede, Meubelkunst (1989)
........................................................  Miller, Enciclopedia de Antigüedades (1999) 78
commode chests............  [VP]
.............................  Preston Cabinet and Chair-Makers Book of Prices (1802) 21
commodes (French chests of drawers)............  [CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, GCI Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........................................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...........................................................  AATA database (2002-) 122126 checked 26 January 2012
...........................................................  Beard and Goodison, English Furniture (1987) GLOS, Fr. name for chests of drawers, usu. of elab. appearance, serpentine in form...; Commodes (tables)
...........................................................  CHIN database (1988-)
...........................................................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
...........................................................  Eriksen, Early Neo-Classicism in France (1974) 314; commodes
...........................................................  Fairbanks and Bates, American Furniture (1981) 529; commodes
...........................................................  Fleming and Honour, Dictionary of the Decorative Arts (1977) illustration, 199; commodes
...........................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
...........................................................  Gilbert, Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale (1978) illustration, Vol. 2, 121; commodes
...........................................................  Harrap's New College French and English Dictionary (1982) commodes
...........................................................  Hepplewhite, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide (1969) illustration, 78; commodes
...........................................................  Hofstede, Meubelkunst (1989)
...........................................................  Ince and Mayhew, Universal System of Household Furniture (1960) illustration, 6; commodes
...........................................................  Oxford Companion to the Decorative Arts (1975) 351; commodes
...........................................................  Payne, 19th-Century European Furniture (1981) commodes
...........................................................  Personal Communication Ted Dell, New York, 10/89; commodes
...........................................................  Phillips, Collector's Encyclopedia of Antiques (1973) 405; commodes
...........................................................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987) commodes
...........................................................  Réynies, Mobilier Domestique (1987-1990) 492; commodes
...........................................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) commodes
...........................................................  Southwick & Peluse, Revised Prices (1810) 16; commodes
...........................................................  Watson, History of Furniture (1976) illustration, FG, see figure p. 317; commodes
...........................................................  Watson, Wrightsman Collection (1966-1973) 580; commodes
...........................................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961) commodes
...........................................................  Winterthur Museum, Object name list, unpub. (1987) commodes
French commode tables............  [VP]
......................................  Chippendale, Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director (1966)
kommode............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Hofstede, Meubelkunst (1989)
kommodes............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Hofstede, Meubelkunst (1989)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 122126 checked 26 January 2012
............  CHIN database (1988-)
............  Eriksen, Early Neo-Classicism in France (1974) 320; Ornamental cupboards
............  Grandjean, Empire Furniture (1966) 79; Commode à l'anglaise
............  Hofstede, Meubelkunst (1989)
............  Musgrave, Regency Furniture (1961) illustration, PL, pl. 50; dwarf commodes
............  Réynies, Mobilier Domestique (1987-1990) illustration, 1056; Bas d'armoire à; 1056; Commode à l'anglaise; étagères d'encoignure
............  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) Chests
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Eriksen, Early Neo-Classicism in France (1974)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Hofstede, Meubelkunst (1989)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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