British, late 19th century, large bass drum with paint decoration at side, British Coat of Arms above banner "STAUNTON BAND", interior label "Regimental Rifle Corps Professional" and "Amateur Hand in the United Kingdom. From Jonathan Moore's military musical instrument establishment", later conversion to table with fitted glass top and wooden leg assembly, drum diameter 32-1/2 in., with legs 38 in. across, height 19 in.
minor perforation and warping to drum head, distressed paint throughout, uniform wear to body, incidental fading, leather components somewhat dry
Brunk Auctions, September 9, 2006, Lot 626, sold for $1,300; Estate of Richard C. Washam