Friday, December 5, 2008

1783 Dutch Orangist Militia Brass Drum


Price Realized:
€0

Pre-Auction Price Estimate:
€4,000 - €6,000

Title:
An interesting Dutch polychrome painted armorial Royal Guards or 'schutterij' ceremonial drum used by the Orangist militia dated 1783

Description:
the brass drum finely painted with the coat-of-arms of the Van der Heijden family with two flanking lions, with ribbon with text Souvenir Ritmeester W.I. v.d. Heijden and with painted and engraved shields with names of I.K. Teulings, I.A. De Vrom, W.I. v.d. Heijden, I.H.R. Kaeymakers, A.D. Raeymakers, W.L.D. Kinderen and date 1783, now mounted as a table

Dimensions:
drum: 42cm. high, 38.5cm. diameter; overall: 63.5cm. high, 49.5cm. diameter.

Lot 271 : An interesting Dutch polychrome painted armorial Royal Guards or 'schutterij' ceremonial drum used by the Orangist militia dated 1783

Sotheby's - Amsterdam - September 30, 2008
De Boelelaan 30
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1083 HJ
Phone: 00 31 20 550 22 00
Fax: 00 31 20 550 22 22
Email: info@sothebys.com

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