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Stand for Gongs (khong rao)


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



Gongs: a: diameter 30.5 cm, height 7 cm; b: diameter 27.1 cm, height 6.5 cm; c: diameter 26.6 cm, height 7.5 cm (Gongs: a: diameter 12 in., height 2 3/4 in.; b: diameter 10 11/16 in., height 2 9/16 in.; c: diameter 10 1/12 in., height 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, brass


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Idiophones