This is a truly magnificent and highly attractive large Victorian military band drum by the world-famous manufacturer of instruments, Hawkes & Son, London, circa 1892 in date.
This remarkable drum is made of sturdy wood, well-built rope and stretched hyde leather and is beautifully hand-painted with vibrant and joyful colours such as lively yellow and intense red, making this exceptional musical instrument a truly captivating item.
One section of the drum features a distinctive large black cartouche with the initials 'LCC' within a gorgeous foliate frame.
The drum is signed 'Hawkes & Son, Makers, 28, Leicester Square, London'.
This incredible drum is a must-have for any collector of musical and decorative pieces.
In good condition with signs of wear commensurate with age and use.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 52 x Width 81 x Depth 81
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 8 inches x Width 2 foot, 8 inches x Depth 2 foot, 8 inches
Our reference: A1079
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