A good pair of Ottoman (?) bronze hawking drums

Item:
736
Region:
Arabia, Persia, Turkey & the Balkans
Type:
Miscellaneous
Description:
A good pair of Ottoman (?) bronze hawking drums, 18th Century. Each of conventional form surmounted by a suspension device, and each with 2 further suspension devices around the edges which also sport bronze projections to secure their original skins. Excellent colour and age patina overall.
Metrics:
Diameter 6¾" (17.4cms) Height 4¼" (10.6cms) Weight of each 3lbs 3¾ ozs (1.46kgs)
Price:
£1,850