Zither (jakhe)

early 20th century


Object Place: Thailand

Dimensions

Length 133.8 cm, width 27.5 cm (Length 62 11/16 in., width 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.414

Medium or Technique

Lacquered wood, ivory, mother-of-pearl, brass

Not On View

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