Lot 4506

A marching drum for the infantry of the Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 18th century

International Orders and Military Collectibles | A80m | Live auction | 1049 Lots

Description

The drum with a patinated brass body. The coat of arms with the Welf stallion below the archducal coronet and the motto "Nec Aspera Terrent" on the front. The wooden rings painted blue and white, the skins and covering largely intact (a defect on the edge of the upper skin). The rings with several worm holes. Slightly damaged in places, signs of age. Height 43 cm, diameter 40 cm.
Provenance: The Royal House of Hanover, Sotheby's, October 2005.
Condition:II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

Day 1 of our live auction "International Orders and Military Collectibles" includes 1061 lots. The auction starts on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am with Orders and Decorations (lot no. 3851 - 3987) and continue afterwards with Military Collectibles (lot no. 3991 - 4916). The pre-sale viewing will take place from Wednesday, 6.11. until Sunday, 10.11., and on Sunday, 17.11.2019 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).