Fiddle (so duang) and bow

Fiddle (sō duang) and bow

early 20th century


Object Place: Thailand

Dimensions

Length 71 cm, body diameter 6.5 cm, body depth 18.5 cm (Length 27 15/16 in., body diameter 2 9/16 in., body depth 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.416a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory, wood, mother-of-pearl, snakeskin

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

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