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ID: 300262657
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262657

 

Record Type: concept
bocio (fetish figures, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Figural sculptures, often with additional objects incorporated onto the surface, made and used by the Fon and other Ewe peoples of Africa in the context of voodoo, to gain protection and achieve empowerment and change for the individual.
 
Terms:
bocio (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
bocio (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
bocio (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
bochio (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
botchio (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Bocio (C,U,German-P,D,B)
figura de fetiche (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

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 material or technique>
................ <visual works by material or technique> (G)
Hierarchy of sculpture (visual works)
.................... sculpture (visual works) (G)
Hierarchy of <sculpture by function>
........................ <sculpture by function> (G)
Hierarchy of fetish figures
............................ fetish figures (G)
Hierarchy of bocio
................................ bocio (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Beelden van figuren, vaak met aanvullende voorwerpen die in het oppervlak zijn verwerkt, in verband met voodoo door de Fon en andere Ewe-volkeren in Afrika gemaakt en gebruikt om bescherming te ontvangen en kracht en verandering te bereiken voor het individu. 
German ..... Figürliche Skulptur, oft mit zusätzlichen Objekten, die in ihre Oberfläche eingearbeitet sind, von den Fon und anderen Ewe-Völkern in Afrika im Zusammenhang mit Voodoo hergestellt und verwendet, um Schutz zu erhalten und um sich einer Person zu bemächtigen und sie zu verändern. 
Spanish ..... Esculturas figurativas, a menudo con objetos adicionales incorporados en la superficie, realizadas y usadas por los Fon y otros pueblos Ewe en África en el contexto del vudú para conseguir protección y lograr autorización y cambio para el individuo. 

Related concepts:
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  voodoo dolls
..................................................  (dolls (figurines), figurines, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300266200]

Sources and Contributors:
bocio............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  BAVAPP 4
..............  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 8/96
..............  Huannou, Mélanges Jean Pliya (1994) 133
..............  Phillips, Africa (1995)
..............  TAA database (2000-)
Bocio............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
..............  Baselitz et al., Baselitz: Die Afrika-Sammlung (2003) 11
botchio............  [VP]
.................  Bulletin Annuel (1957-) No. 20, 97, 1977. Merlo. "Les botchio en civilisation béninoise."
figura de fetiche............  [CDBP-SNPC]
................................  Willett, Arte Africano (1999) 205
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Black Orpheus (1957-) Vol. 3, 29, May 1958. Beier. "Bochio;" bocchio
............  Geest en Kracht (1996) 119; bocchio
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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