FMNH 109156.nosub[1]

  • 109156: Chinese dragon jar
    Transcriber:Dustin Weddle : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department - Collections Management
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    Description: Chinese dragon jar.

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | ENT | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-22 | Country: Luzon, P.I. | Locality: Abra. Manabo. | People: Tinguian. Stock. | Name: Wang-ging (or Kabubu). Large brown, glazed jar, with dragon designs cut in sides. "Ears" are raised animal heads. Used for basi etc; also for saboƱ- a part of the marriage gift. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Expedition, (F.C. Cole, 1907-8). | Notes: These jars are secured in trade with the Chinese. Some of them evidently entered (over) | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: [Philippine peso symbol] 5.00 /.. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 109156 | 965 | Acc. 1060 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [continued from Notes] the country at a very early date, probably prior to the Spanish occupation. Inherited jars usually have the edge nicked. A man's wealth is largely [received] by the number and value of his jars. A head may be paid for by the payment of one jar. |
Catalog Number: 109156.nosub[1]
Description: jar
Materials: clay (ceramic), glaze
Cultural Attribution: Tinguian
Locality: Philippines, Luzon Island, Abra Prov., Manabo, Luzon, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1060] Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1908
Other Numbers: 965
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Luzon Island
District/County: Abra Prov.
City/Town: Manabo
Collector/Source: Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan, F.C. Cole : The Field Museum
IRN: 1009573
GUID: b525fc61-e241-400c-bc82-1170fea412f6