Under Spanish colonial rule, Philippine natives lived in isolation, relatively unaffected by the outside world. In the North, headhunting and cannibalism were part of most cultures. The Ifugao of the central Luzon highlands maintained those practices until the turn of the twentieth century. 4 7/8" height. Lathe turned wood with bun form body, spread foot and flared beaded edge lip. The interior hollowed matching the exterior. Shows great age with surface encrustation. Small lip chip smoothed over in its working life. Jars of this type were used to keep oils and compounds used in the preservation of human heads.

Stock Number: FNS2427

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