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18th/19th Century Laos Bronze Rain Drum
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18th/19th Century Laos Bronze Rain Drum


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1152073
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 $8,500.00 
Large antique bronze rain drum from Laos is a Herger type three drum. Reference material "The Karen Bronze drum of Burma" by Richard M. Cooler. It has two frogs (eight altogether) on top with a twelve pointed star with continuing concentric circle with stamp decoration. The side has two elephants and two snails representing water and fertility. A globular flared body rises with four attached handles of frog design. Circular concentric pattern continues throughout the body. The patina is a complex pale verdigris to buff in color. Small losses and old restoration.

18/19th century.

Size: 18" high (19 1/4" high with frogs) x 25" wide