Tuesday, September 6, 2011
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Sale 2337 - Lot 897
Military Drum, Meacham and Company, Albany New York, probably third quarter 19th century, bentwood Civil War era drum with brass tack decoration and monograms "J.V.D.H.B.," red-painted rims, with rope and leather mounts, the interior with printed maker's label (probable old restring, bottom head replaced with wood), ht. 16 1/4, dia. 16 3/4 in.
Sold for $475 by Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers
See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=012sPPQ9cYo&sns=em . https://youtu.be/012sPPQ9cYo
James D. Julia has auctioned a number of fine historic drums over the past few years. We searched the auctioneer's website and came bac...
(The story of this drum comes to us from Michael Jedd, a drummer and drum collector in Connecticut with a long history in drum corps, inclu...