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Drum from a set of tuned drums (chauk-lon-bat)

early 20th century


Object Place: Burma

Dimensions

Width 149.3 cm, height 62 cm (Width 58 3/4 in., 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.421.1

Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, glass, calfskin

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Membranophones

(Previously identified as a Thai poeng mang khok, with one drum is missing.)

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