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Southeast Asian Rain Drum, Karen Frog Drum, Burmese Bronze Drum, Kayah Drum
Southeast Asian Rain Drum, Karen Frog Drum, Burmese Bronze Drum, Kayah Drum

 

Southeast Asian Rain Drum, Karen Frog Drum, Burmese Bronze Drum

 

❖ Symbols of Wealth - a form of Hill Tribe currency and desired object of status

Individually cast in the cire perdue manner by the Shan Burmese for the Karen Hill Tribes 

❖ A summoning instrument for agricultural, communal and spiritual rituals

❖ Relevant and repurposed from the ritual to the decorative 

❖ “The Magic Pond”, a central splash radiates ripples in which swim fish and fowl, observed by frogs at the edge

❖ Over 3000 years of design evolution originating from the Dong Son culture in Vietnam

❖ A concept of prosperity expressed in bronze art of a perfectly balanced aquatic environment 

 

Southeast Asian Rain Drum, Karen Frog Drum, Burmese Bronze Drum

 

❖ Symbols of Wealth - a form of Hill Tribe currency and desired object of status

Individually cast in the cire perdue manner by the Shan Burmese for the Karen Hill Tribes 

❖ A summoning instrument for agricultural, communal and spiritual rituals

❖ Relevant and repurposed from the ritual to the decorative 

❖ “The Magic Pond”, a central splash radiates ripples in which swim fish and fowl, observed by frogs at the edge

❖ Over 3000 years of design evolution originating from the Dong Son culture in Vietnam

❖ A concept of prosperity expressed in bronze art of a perfectly balanced aquatic environment 

Burma