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ID: 300263523
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263523

 

Record Type: concept
déblés (statues, <sculpture by subject type>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Sculpted figures of the Senufo people of Africa. They are mostly of women, though men, couples, and equestrian figures are also known, and all have thick, heavy bases. Using them in various ceremonial contexts such as funerary rites and Iô society initiations, participants grasp the figures by their arms and rhythmically pound the ground with them.
 
Terms:
déblés (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
déblés (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
déblés (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
déblé (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
déblé (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
débélé (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
débélés (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
deble (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
debles (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
pounder, rhythm (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
pounders, rhythm (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
rhythm pounder (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
rhythm-pounder (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
rhythm pounders (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
rhythm-pounders (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Déblés (C,U,German,D,PN)
Déblé (C,U,German-P,AD,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 subject type>
........................ <sculpture by subject type> (G)
Hierarchy of statues
............................ statues (G)
Hierarchy of déblés
................................ déblés (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Sound Devices (hierarchy name)
........ Sound Devices (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of sound devices (equipment)
............ sound devices (equipment) (G)
Hierarchy of <sound devices by acoustical characteristics>
................ <sound devices by acoustical characteristics> (G)
Hierarchy of idiophones
.................... idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of struck idiophones
........................ struck idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of directly struck idiophones
............................ directly struck idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of percussion idiophones
................................ percussion idiophones (G)
Hierarchy of percussion idiophones: solid-bodied
.................................... percussion idiophones: solid-bodied (G)
Hierarchy of déblés
........................................ déblés (G)
 
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 déblés
.................... déblés (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Gebeeldhouwde figuren van het Afrikaanse Senufovolk. Het zijn meestal beelden van vrouwen, maar ook mannen, paren en ruiters zijn bekend. Alle figuren hebben een dik, zwaar voetstuk. Ze worden gebruikt in verschillende ceremoniële contexten zoals begrafenis- en initiatierituelen van de Iô-gemeenschap waarbij de deelnemers de beeldjes bij hun armen nemen en er ritmisch mee op de grond stampen. 
German ..... Figürliche Skulptur der Senufo in Afrika. Es handelt sich meistens um Frauen, nachgewiesen sind aber auch Männer, Paare oder Reiterfiguren, immer mit einer dicken und schweren Basis. Sie werden in verschiedenen zeremoniellen Kontexten verwendet, wie bei Beerdigungsriten und in der Iô-Gesellschaft, wobei die Teilnehmer die Figur an ihren Armen fassen und sie rhythmisch auf den Boden schlagen. 
Spanish ..... Figuras esculpidas del pueblo Senufo de África. Son principalmente de mujeres, sin embargo figuras de hombres, parejas y figuras equestres son también conocidas, y todas tienen bases gruesas y pesadas. Se usan en varios contextos ceremoniales tal como ritos funerarios e iniciaciones en la sociedad Iô, los participantes agarran las figuras con sus brazos y rítmicamente golpean el suelo con ellas. 

Sources and Contributors:
débélé............  [VP]
.................  Helas, Senufo Sculpture (1969) 25
deble............  [VP]
..............  Lody, Senufo (1987)
déblé............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
..............  TAA database (2000-)
Déblé............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
..............  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
..............  Göbel, Ein Meisterwerk der Senufo-Plastik (1985) 3
..............  Linden-Museum Stuttgart et al., Tribus (1951-) 38/39:193
déblés............  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 10/98
.................  Goldwater, Senufo Sculpture (1964) illustration, 22
.................  Phillips, Africa (1995) 456, John Picton, "West Africa and the Guinea Coast."
.................  Sculpture from Three African Tribes (1959)
.................  TAA database (2000-)
Déblés............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
rhythm pounders............  [VP]
.............................  Goldwater, Senufo Sculpture (1964) illustration, 22
rhythm-pounders............  [VP]
.............................  Connaissance des arts tribeaux (197- - 198-) No. 20, TITL, Anita Glaze, "The children of Poro: a re-examination of the rhythm-pounder in Senufo art, its form and meaning."
 
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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