Goblet drum (thon mahori)

early 20th century


Object Place: Thailand

Dimensions

Height 37.6 cm, diameter 24.6 cm (Height 14 13/16 in., diameter 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.407

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, mother-of-pearl, ivory, calfskin

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Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Idiophones

Mother-of-pearl inlay of floral design on black ground; drumhead tensioned with tan (undyed?) string.

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