Norton Simon's Bronze Drums
What better to do after you've amassed a fortune selling ketchup? Why collect art and drums of course. Norton Simon's spectacular museum in Pasadena, CA has some of the world's best assortment of modern era artwork from people you know, Van Gogh, Monet, yadayada of course. But he also has a wonderful collection of rare bronze rain-drums from SE Asia dating back to 4th Century BC. This is very exciting for us Americans because it is incredibly difficult to import these drums from Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam or Laos where they originated.

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