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Upright gong circle (khong mon lek)

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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)

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Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection

early 20th century

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Length 132 cm, width 23 cm, height 99 cm (Length 51 15/16 in., width 9 1/16 in., height 39 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, glass, brass


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Idiophones