Monday, December 22, 2014

Rope Tension Military Snare Drum

Lot #: 139

Rope Tension Military Snare Drum, c. 18th/early 19th century, wooden hoops with diagonal painted red and blue lines, blue painted shell with white triangle and sunburst designs, natural linen rope, leather tension pulls, and calfskin heads, ht. 15, wd. 13 3/4 in. 
Estimate $800-1,000
Some cracks in shell of drum, some paint loss overall, and a repair to the lower head. 
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
Price Realized $923

November 2nd, 2013


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