TA04188 Laotian Bronze Rain Drum, tribute drum in cast bronze, often called “frog drums”, a hollow slightly concave cylindrical form. The tympanum having 19 concentric bands profusely decorated with die cast stamps of different forms around a central 12 point star, four double frog relief images near the edge, double strap handles at the sides, two side seams and 20 decorated bands around the body. One casting hole flaw at the side, minor stains in spots, otherwise fine condition and excellent greenish patina. 18-1/2" high x 24" in diameter. 19th century.