Wilhelm Griebe’s baton, broken off

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

Name: Wilhelm Griebe’s baton, broken off; Persons linked to the exhibit: Wilhelm Griebe; Date: 1925; Country: Germany?; Town: unknown; Materials: black wood, plastic, mother of pearl; Measurements: length 32,8 cm, diameter 1,5 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 80; Description:

Black baton with a light plastic grip; conical body made of black, French-polished wood, broken off, encrusted with several round plates made of mother of pearl; plastic grip decorated with several carved rings; tip broken off, with an engraved inscription written in darkened letters. The baton belonged to Wilhelm Griebe; dedication dated 1925 from the Oberspree choral society

; Inscriptions:

Wilhelm Griebe / gewidmet am 4.4.1925. / Chorverein „Oberspree”

; Catalog card:

Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław)


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