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Pusaka

Heirloom Jars of Borneo

Pusaka( )
Author: Harrisson, Barbara
Series title:Oxford in Asia Studies in Ceramics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-582654-8
Publication Date:Oct 1986
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

In this pioneering study of the great stoneware jars of Borneo--the treasured heirlooms (Pusaka) of many Bornean households--Harrisson unravels the secrets and mysteries of these ceremonial jars. Through her stimulating discussions of the modes of production, the literature on the subject, and archaeological finds, a composite picture emerges that shows the jars' origins, establishes a classification of jar-types, and reflects many facets of popular Bornean culture as revealed by the...
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Book Details
Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Art / Ceramics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.63 x 11.38 x 0.787 Inches
Book Weight:2.324 Pounds



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