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ID: 300261922
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300261922

 

Record Type: concept
kuduo (ceremonial vessels, ceremonial containers, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Copper alloy vessels cast by the lost-wax process and used by the Akan peoples of Ghana to hold valuables such as gold dust or beads, and to serve several ritual purposes; of various forms and styles and often with a hinged lid.
 
Terms:
kuduo (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
kuduo (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
kuduo (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
庫多器皿 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
阿坎器皿 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
kù duō qì mǐn (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
ku duo qi min (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
k'u to ch'i min (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TQ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Containers (hierarchy name)
........ Containers (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of containers (receptacles)
............ containers (receptacles) (G)
Hierarchy of <containers by function or context>
................ <containers by function or context> (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial containers
.................... ceremonial containers (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial vessels
........................ ceremonial vessels (G)
Hierarchy of kuduo
............................ kuduo (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 一種以脫蠟法鑄造的銅合金器皿,迦納的阿坎族(Akan)用以盛裝金粉或珠子等貴重物品或在多種儀式中使用;其形式與風格各異,多附有以鉸鍊連結的蓋子。 
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken voor vaten van koperlegering, gegoten volgens het verloren wasmodel en gebruikt door de Akan volkeren in Ghana om kostbaarheden in te bewaren, zoals goudpoeder en kralen, en voor verscheidene rituele doeleinden; in verschillende vormen en stijlen uitgevoerd en vaak voorzien van een scharnierend deksel. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para vasijas de aleación de cobre vaciadas por el proceso "cera perdida" y usadas por los pueblos Akan de Ghana para guardar artículos valiosos como polvo o cuentas de oro, y para varios propósitos rituales; de diversas formas y estilos y a menudo con una tapa con bisagras.  

Sources and Contributors:
庫多器皿............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
阿坎器皿............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
kuduo............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Cole and Ross, Arts of Ghana (1977) illustration, 67
..............  Contributed as a candidate term AFRART - 11/95
..............  Jefferson, Decorative Arts of Africa (1973) 132, also p. 137
..............  Labi, Institute of African Studies Museum (1992) 51, also p. 74
..............  McLeod, From Archaeology to Traditional African Art (1992) 65, "Art and Archaeology in Asante"
..............  Ross and Garrard, Akan Transformations (1983) 24, "Akan Kuduo: Form and Fundtion" by Raymond A. Silvermann
..............  Sieber and Walker, African Art (1987) 91
..............  TAA database (2000-)
ku duo qi min............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
..........................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
kù duō qì mǐn............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
..........................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
k'u to ch'i min............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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