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Drum (taphon thai) and stand

early 20th century


Object Place: Thailand

Dimensions

Drum length 47 cm, diameter 36.5 cm (Drum length 18 1/2 in., diameter 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.410a-b

Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, calfskin

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

Provenance

By 1993, likely acquired with the assistance of François Duhau de Bérenx, Bangkok, by Doris Duke (1912-1993), Somerset County, New Jersey; 1993, by inheritance to the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, New York; 2004, gift of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 23, 2004)

Credit Line

Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection