Ritual Jar (govi) for Danbala with Intertwined Serpents (veve) symbol

Andre Pierre, Haitian, 1914 - 2005

Share

See Previous Article See next Article

collected 1966

Oil paint on terracotta

Overall: 9 1/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (23 x 14 x 14 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn, Class of 1956

2005.7.3

Geography/Culture

Central America, Caribbean, Haiti

Period

20th century

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Inscription

Initialled, on vessel, in paint, right side of image: A.P; inscribed, on vessel, in paint, beneath image: DABALA

Course History

REL 1, Patterns of Religious Experience, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

ANTH 50.4, AAAS 88.5, LACS 50.2, Race, Power, and Development in Global Haiti, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

REL 17, AAAS 83.5, African Religions of the Americas, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Lauren Gulbas, Fall 2013

ANTH 50, AAAS 88, LACS 50, Haiti at the Crossroads, Chelsey Kivland, Spring 2013

REL 7, Dark Goddesses and Black Madonnas, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2013

Provenance

Jack and Micaela Mendelsohn, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 2005.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us

Subjects