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Upright gong circle (khong mon lek)

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Provenance

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

Thailand

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2004.402

Medium or Technique

Painted and gilded wood, glass, brass

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones