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ID: 300263904
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263904

 

Record Type: concept
porpianong (<sculpture by function>, sculpture (visual works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Large standing wooden bird sculptures with long curved beak, rounded head, prominent belly, and sharp-cornered rectangular wings, usually standing on a hollow base. They are made for use primarily in central Senufo rituals, including Poro male initiation rites and funeral ceremonies for dignitaries.
 
Terms:
porpianong (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
porpianong (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
porpianong (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
calao (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
fijen (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
poropionong (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
porpionong (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
sejen (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
setien (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
sétien (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
setyien (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Porpianong (C,U,German-P,D,PN)
escultura africana (porpianong) (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 porpianong
............................ porpianong (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Object Genres (hierarchy name)
.... Object Genres (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of object genres (object classifications)
........ object genres (object classifications) (G)
Hierarchy of <object genres by function>
............ <object genres by function> (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial objects
................ ceremonial objects (G)
Hierarchy of porpianong
.................... porpianong (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Grote houten beeldhouwwerken van staande vogels met een lange gebogen snavel, ronde kop, uitstekende buik en rechte vleugels met scherpe hoeken, gewoonlijk op een hol voetstuk. Ze worden voornamelijk gemaakt voor gebruik tijdens rituelen in Centraal-Senufo, waaronder mannelijke initiatieriten bij de Poro en begrafenisceremonies voor hoogwaardigheidsbekleders. 
German ..... Große stehende Vogelskulptur aus Holz mit einem langen gebogenen Schnabel, einem runden Kopf, vorstehendem Bauch und scharfkantigen rechteckigen Flügeln, die normalerweise auf einer hohlen Basis. Sie wurde vor allem für zentrale Sufo-Rituale hergestellt, darunter der männliche Initiationsritus Poro und Beerdigungszeremonien für Würdenträger. 
Spanish ..... Esculturas de pie, en madera, de aves y de gran tamaño con un pico largo y curvo, cabeza redondeada, barriga prominente y alas rectángulares con extremos afilados, usualmente paradas sobre una base hundida. Originalmente fueron realizadas para usos rituales de los Senufo Central, incluyendo ritos de iniciación masculina Poro y ceremonias de funeral para dignatarios. 

Sources and Contributors:
calao............  [VP]
..............  Guenneguez, Art de la Côte D'Ivoire (1990) 95, French language source
escultura africana (porpianong)............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.....................................................  Willett, Arte Africano (1999) 210
fijen............  [VP]
..............  Phillips, Africa (1995) 457
poropionong............  [VP]
.......................  Phillips, Africa (1995) 457
porpianong............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term illustration
.......................  Goldwater, Senufo Sculpture (1964) illustration, figs. 145-150
.......................  Koloss, Kunst der Senufo (1990) illustration, 59, German language source
.......................  TAA database (2000-)
.......................  Vogel, For Spirits and Kings (1981) Anita Glaze, "Hornbill"
Porpianong............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.......................  Baessler-Archiv N. F. (1952-) 13-14 (1966): 76
.......................  Dittmer, Kunst und Handwerk in Westafrika (1966) 28
.......................  Gerhards und Mato, Weber und Schnitzer in Westafrika (1987) 20
porpionong............  [VP]
.......................  McCall and Bay, African Images (1975) 272
sejen............  [VP]
..............  Phillips, Africa (1995) 457
setien............  [VP]
.................  McCall and Bay, African Images (1975) 272
sétien............  [VP]
.................  Goldwater, Senufo Sculpture (1964) 28
setyien............  [VP]
.................  Vogel, For Spirits and Kings (1981) Anita Glaze, "Hornbill"
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
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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