Spain continued to engage in battles with Muslim Sultanates until end of the 19th century.
In the Treaty of Paris in 1898 Spain sold the entire Philippine archipelago to the United States for $20 Million.
Many of the ceramic objects are from the Yuan and Ming periods.
Evidently, there was a long history of trade between the Subanon and the Chinese long before the latter's contact with Islam.
In the classic epoch of Philippine history (900 AD onwards), the people of Mindanao were heavily exposed to Hindu and Buddhist influence and beliefs from Indonesia and Borneo.