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Rare Antique Carved Limestone Burial Jar from the Philippines

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1700: Item # 1331137
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Unusual secondary burial jar carved of white limestone in the form of a person. Wonderfully sculpted with the head and shoulders making up the lid portion of the jar. The body of the jar is carved with the person's arms in low relief while the rest of the jar maintains an ovoid form. Kulaman Plateau, Cotobatu, Philippines.

Circa 11th - 15th century.

Provenance R. Gervais

Size: 36" high x 11" wide diameter.