Pair of Burmese Bronze Rain Drums or Frog Drum Tables


Rare pair of cast bronze Southeast Asian rain drums or frog drum drink tables. The drums have a cylindrical waisted or tapered form and are typically from Eastern Burma or Myanmar made by the tribes of the Karen people. Used in some Asian cultures to summon rain. The drums have handles on the sides for hanging. The top and sides are decorated with concentric circles with the top being centered by a starburst motif in the middle. The bottoms of the drum sides have repeating patterns of geometric shapes, elephants, and fish on the sides. The flat top has stacks of little frogs, decorating the border. The tables have a heavily patinated finish on the bronze. From an estate in Malibu, CA.

Dimensions: 22"w x 22"d x 16"h

Circa: 20th Century, Southeast Asia

Materials: Bronze

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with an aged, distressed patina on the finish.

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