Thai Bronze Rain Drum – Item No235

By | January 18, 2021

Beautiful Asian Bronze Frog Rain Drum – FREE Shipping

The raindrum measures approximately 60cm dia. wide x 45cm high (24″ dia. wide x 18.5″ high), and weighs 37kgs(84lbs).

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Price: $1,999.00



This stunning reproduction Thai bronze rain drum is made of cast Bronze, by the centuries old method of “lost wax” technique, and has intricate details carved all around both the body & top. The top also contains 4x raised frog shapes, just perfect to add a glass table top to, or just use the rain drum as a garden feature.

These bronze rain drums are also called “frog” and “kha” drums, and the purpose behind their creation appears to be related to the idea of fertility. The drums are always decorated with frogs, symbols of water and rain, on the perimeter of the top (tympanum). Other decorations are included in concentric rings on the tympanum where a star pattern is found at the center.

The designs range from zoomorphic to geometric motifs, but all are interpretable as fertility symbols, and the booming of the drum, whether set on the ground or suspended by its handles is likened to the roar of distant thunder or the bellow of a bullfrog, harbingers of rain.

The bands incorporating short parallel lines are said to represent rice stalks; the single or double strands of interlaced undulating lines formed into ovals are rice grains; the concentric circle motifs are snails; the lozenges are paddy fields; and the central star is the life-giving sun.

Other motifs employed include aquatic birds, fish, and rosette type flower patterns. All these are linked to a rich, watered earth and agricultural fertility, which tends to foster the belief that the drums were originally the product of a farming society. In fact, it is believed one of their original functions was as a magical means of calling down the rain necessary for successful Rice production.

The drum measures approximately 60cm dia. wide x 45cm high (24″ dia. wide x 18.5″ high), and weighs 37kgs(84lbs).

Shipping: FREE Worldwide Shipping (to many countries)

This item is shipped by FedEx, deliveries worldwide within 7-10 days.

PLEASE NOTE: Any taxes or charges levied within the destination country are NOT included within the selling price, and are therefore the responsibility of the buyer.

Price: $1,999.00



Thai Bronze Rain Drum

Thai Bronze Rain Drum

Thai Bronze Rain Drum

Thai Bronze Rain Drum

Thai Bronze Rain Drum

Thai Bronze Rain Drum

Thai Bronze Rain Drum