A THOUSAND YEARS OF STONEWARE JARS IN THE PHILIPPINES By Cynthia O. Valdes; Kerry Nguyen Long & Artemio C. Barbosa
The book contains a collection of three essays on the subject of stoneware jars:
1. The introduction provides a comparative picture of jar types found in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia;
2. The history and trade essay is an examination of historical facts relevant to the study of jars as well as trading routes and diverse nationalities involved in this trade into the archipelago; and
3. An ethnographic study of the role of jars in Philippine rituals.
Published by: Jar Collectors (Philippines) with the support of Eugenio Lopez Foundation Inc. and in cooperation with the National Museum and the Oriental Ceramic Society of the Philippines,
Description: First Edition ©1992. 199 pages : some color illustrations ; Brand New. Very good condition.