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Upright gong circle (khong mon yai)


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 142.5 cm, width 26 cm, height 112.5 cm (Length 56 1/8 in., width 10 1/4 in., height 44 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, glass, brass


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Idiophones