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Bell (PoĽng laĽng), Siam (Thailand), 19th Century

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NMM 1252.  PoĽng laĽng, Siam (Thailand), 19th century. Back view

NMM 1252. Bell (poĽng laĽng), Siam (Thailand), 19th century. Anvil-shaped bell carved from single piece of hardwood. Single wooden clapper. Traditionally hung around the necks of cattle and other domesticated livestock. Arne B. Larson Collection, 1979.


Literature

Thomas E. Cross, Instruments of Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet, The Shrine to Music Museum Catalog of the Collections, Vol. II, André P. Larson, editor (Vermillion: The Shrine to Music Museum, 1982), p. 23.

Thomas E. Cross, Instruments of Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet, M.M. Thesis, University of South Dakota, May 1983, p. 46, plate XIX.


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