Baton with silver fittings (KS 2)

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Name: Baton with silver fittings (KS 2); Date: ca. 1920s; Country: United States; Town: unknown; Materials: wood, silver; Ownership: Krzysztof Słowiński’s collection; Inventory number: KS 2; Description:

black baton with silver fittings; slender, conical wooden body; grip fitting slightly widening with a flat top; sides of the fittings impressed with twigs in triangular fields; elongated, blunt tip fitting; at 1/3 of the length, a silver ring with room for inscription, decorated with floral motives on the sides. The baton was purchased in Australia; silver mark: “sterling” (silver fineness 925) indicated American origin. The baton comes with a black, narrow, rectangular wooden case lined with green cloth. Patterns on the fittings are similar to batons JSW 152, 153, and 91 in Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection

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; Catalog card:

Joanna Gul, based on information provided by the owner


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