Very dramatic wood! Also your staves look larger than normal, meaning less glue and processing. Never heard of making a drum from pear - why not? I have heard drums made of cherry and apple. Drums made of fruit tree woods would be a great collection.
If you do not stain this, I encourage you to put it in this thread, which collects photos and stories of natural finish drums: http://drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73574