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Metallophone (ranat ek lek)


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

early 20th century

Object Place



Length 107.2 cm, width 40.3 cm, height 38.5 cm (Length 42 3/16 in., width 15 7/8 in., height 15 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, iron


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Idiophones