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Elephant bell and stand

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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

probably 19th century

Object Place

Thailand or Burma


Height 47.5 cm, width 39.8 cm, depth 15.3 cm (Height 18 11/16 in., width 15 11/16 in., depth 6 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Painted wood, brass


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Idiophones