Monday, December 22, 2014

U.S. Marked Early 19th Century Snare Drum with Sticks

U.S. Marked Early 19th Century Snare Drum with Sticks,wooden shell with brass tack design, faint white painted U Sat the top of the shell with a starburst pattern painted around vent hole, small carved G A S near bottom, red painted hoops with calfskin heads, replaced rope, and several Civil War era leather ears, heavy sticks, ht. 16, dia. 16 1/2 in.  
Estimate $400-600
Hoops are replaced, some missing leather ears, and the bottom calfskin snare head is damaged. 
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 $861

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