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ID: 300263920
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263920

 

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

 

Note: Carved wooden figures of a woman holding a bowl, used by the Luba people of Central Africa in ceremonies pertaining to divination or to the transfer of power. Distinct from "mboko (containers)" which are sacred gourds used by Luba diviners to hold natural or manmade objects that are used in divination ceremonies.
 
Terms:
mboko (sculpture) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
mboko (beeldhouwwerk) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
mboko (escultura) (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
mboko (sculpture) (African language-P,D,U,PN)
kabila (C,U,African language,UF,U,N)
Mboko (Skulptur) (C,U,German-P,D,B)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

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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 form>
........................ <sculpture by form> (G)
Hierarchy of mboko (sculpture)
............................ mboko (sculpture) (G)

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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 mboko (sculpture)
.................... mboko (sculpture) (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 divination objects
................ divination objects (G)
Hierarchy of mboko (sculpture)
.................... mboko (sculpture) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Uit hout gesneden figuren van een vrouw met een kom, die door het Lubavolk worden gebruikt in ceremonies rond waarzeggerij of machtsoverdracht. Te onderscheiden van ‘mboko (houders)’, heilige kalebassen waarin Luba-waarzeggers natuurlijke of door de mens gemaakte voorwerpen bewaren voor hun ceremonies. 
German ..... Geschnitzte Holzfigur einer Frau, die eine Schale hält, von den Luba in Zentral-Afrika bei Zeremonien für Gottheiten oder zur Übertragung von Kraft verwendet. Unterscheidet sich von “Mboko (Gefäß)”, der geheiligten Schale, die von den Wahrsagern der Luba verwendet werden, um darin natürliche oder von Menschen hergestellte Objekte, die in Zeremonien für Gottheiten verwendet werden, aufzubewahren.  
Spanish ..... Figuras de madera talladas de una mujer sosteniendo un cuenco, usado por el pueblo Luba de Africa Central en ceremonias pertenecientes a la divinidad o para tranferir el poder. Distinto de "mboko (contenedores)" que son calabazas usadas por las divinidades Luba para mantener objetos realizados por el hombre o naturales que son usados en ceremonias. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  mboko (containers)
..................................  (<containers by form>, containers (receptacles), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300263919]

Sources and Contributors:
kabila............  [VP]
.................  Cornet, Art of Africa (1971) 201
.................  Neyt, Luba, Aux Sources du Zaïre (1993) 45
mboko (sculpture)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
................................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
................................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 09/08/00; mboko
................................  Cornet, Art of Africa (1971) illustration, 201; mboko
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules mboko (sculptures)
................................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 304
................................  Glaze and Scheinberg, Discoveries (1989) illustration, 79; mboko
................................  Neyt, Traditional Arts and History of Zaire (1981) illustration, 240; mboko
................................  Roy, Art and Life in Africa (1985) illustration, 169; mboko
Mboko (Skulptur)............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.............................  Delafosse, Kunst Afrikas (2011) 105
.............................  Kecskési, Kunst aus dem alten Afrika (1982) 359
.............................  Schmalenbach und Castelli, Afrikanische Kunst (1988) 275
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
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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